“The cheers and excitement in that final post-game locker room were as loud and jubilant as any in Beaver Stadium history, because these loyal, dedicated Penn Staters had competed for something more important than a bowl game or conference title. They had competed for the honor of their team and their university.” Continue reading
Last year’s Senior Day was one of the more memorable games in recent Beaver Stadium history.
That had a to do with the game itself, of course. For anyone who watched, but especially for those of us in the stadium, the overtime win over Wisconsin felt like a just reward for a team that had been through so much and had earned the right to finish on a high. But mostly, it was about the seniors. Continue reading
It was a matchup between traditional powers with huge fan bases and top-20 rankings. And it wasn’t even on live TV. Continue reading
What a day for Matt McGloin.
By now—we assume—everyone knows that McGloin ’12 not only made his NFL debut on Sunday, but did so in exceedingly rare fashion: He started as an undrafted rookie. And he won. Continue reading
We got a nice surprise on Thursday when Matthew Rice ’05 stopped by the Hintz Family Alumni Center. The former Nittany Lion defensive end, a member of the Orange Bowl-winning 2005 team, is back in town this weekend to speak to art students at a local middle school and promote the artwork he creates under the name Mateo Blu.
If you don’t know (or don’t remember) Matthew’s story, Continue reading
Penn State’s 1998 Homecoming weekend was nearly perfect: sunny, unseasonably warm, and victorious on the football field.
The opponent was Purdue, led by a sophomore QB named Drew Brees, Continue reading
This adorable little guy is Landon James Nescot, son of Jim Nescot ’05 and his wife, Meaghan. Landon was born on Friday, Oct. 11, the morning before Penn State welcomed the Wolverines to Beaver Stadium. Continue reading