Penn State Football Theme Days and Gameday Events Set
Aug. 2, 2012
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; August 2, 2012 - The Penn State football season is rapidly approaching the Sept. 1 season opener and every home gameday will feature new and returning Nittany Lion fan favorites in Beaver Stadium. As the Next Chapter of Penn State Football begins, numerous game themes and promotions are scheduled for Bill O'Brien's first season as head coach.
Special dates this season are:
Ohio University, Aug. 31-Sept. 1: Football Eve and season opener
Immediately following Penn State Football Eve, some fans will march from Beaver Stadium to Jeffrey Field (men's soccer) and Rec Hall (women's volleyball) for 8 p.m. matches.
Navy, Sept. 15 - Military Appreciation Day
Temple, Sept. 22 - Blue Out and All-University Day
Northwestern, Oct. 6 - Homecoming
Penn State's 93rd annual Homecoming game is Oct. 6 vs. Northwestern, with kickoff slated for noon in Beaver Stadium. The Homecoming court will be introduced and the Alumni Blue Band will perform at the game. The popular Homecoming parade is Friday evening on campus and in downtown State College.
Ohio State, Oct. 27 - Primetime Penn State White Out
Wisconsin, Nov. 24 - Senior Day and THON Celebration Day
Coach O'Brien and the Nittany Lions begin practice Monday, Aug. 6 for Penn State's 126th season of footnball.
Season and single game tickets are now on sale for the 2012 Penn State football season. For information on joining the Nittany Lion Club, purchasing season and single game tickets, as well as club seating in Beaver Stadium, fans can go to www.GoPSUsports.com/tickets or call 1-800-648-8269 (1-800-NITTANY) weekdays from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. The pricing of 2012 Penn State football game tickets and accompanying donation levels is the same as in 2011.