PSU news by
Penn State's student blog

Topics

More

Penn State Ranks Fourth In Spring Football Game Attendance

Penn State’s Blue-White game was the country’s fourth-highest-attended spring game this year.

An estimated 61,000 fans piled into Beaver Stadium last Saturday to watch the Blue team beat the White team 24-7 on a gorgeous day in Happy Valley.

Only Nebraska (85,946), Alabama (62,219), and Ohio State (61,102) had higher attendances. There’s still one weekend of spring games left to be played, but it’s unlikely that any of the schools playing — including Maryland, Georgia Tech, and Virginia — will reach attendances that even come close to 61,000.

The Nittany Lions drew 10,000 fewer fans than they did at last year’s Blue-White game, but it didn’t shift their position in the national rankings. In fact, this marks the third year in a row when Penn State ended up in fourth place.

Penn State now has some time to relax before training camp kicks off over the summer. The Nittany Lions will open their 2019 season at home against Idaho on August 31.

Your ad blocker is on.

Please choose an option below.

Sign up for our e-mail newsletter:
OR
Support quality journalism:
Purchase a Subscription!

About the Author

Will Pegler

Will is a sophomore majoring in journalism and is Onward State's assistant sports editor. He is from Darien, Connecticut and is a lifelong Penn State football fan. He loves a good 80's comedy movie, The Office, and the New York Yankees and Giants. You can catch some of his ridiculous sports takes on his Twitter @gritdude and yell at him on his email [email protected]

Comments

Other posts by Will

Nittany Lions In The NFL: Preseason Week Two

Several Nittany Lions made some highlight-reel plays over the course of week 2 of the NFL preseason.

Penn State Hoops’ Student Ticket Sale Will Be Held On August 22

Four-Star Running Back Caziah Holmes Commits To Penn State

Penn State Football Ranked No. 15 In Preseason AP Top 25

Penn State earned a ranking in the preseason AP Top 25 poll for the third consecutive season.

Student Drops Title IX Lawsuit Against Penn State

No reason was given in the notice dismissal.

Send this to a friend