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Penn Staters Rejoice Over Big Ten’s Reinstatement Of Fall Football Season

Penn State football is officially back, folks.

After several weeks of reports that the Big Ten was working on a delayed start to its football season this fall, the conference finally put out a statement Wednesday morning that it would begin play the weekend of Saturday, October 24.

Games will reportedly be played without fans in the stands besides family members and a schedule has yet to be released. However, many Penn State fans still couldn’t be happier that the Nittany Lions are playing football this fall.

Penn State football’s twitter account also put out quite the hype video after Wednesday morning’s announcement, while the men’s basketball team even got in on the action,

James Franklin also put out a statement after the conference’s decision was released. The head coach thanked Penn State President Eric Barron and Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Sandy Barbour for their hard work, along with all of the presidents and chancellors within the Big Ten.

Several Penn State football players also shared their excitement on Twitter Wednesday morning.

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Will Pegler

Will is a senior majoring in digital and print journalism and is an associate editor for Onward State. He is from Darien, Connecticut and is a lifelong Penn State football fan. He loves a good 80's comedy movie, Peaky Blinders, 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]

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