College Football Teams

Pennsylvania sports fans love their college football teams!

Fans look forward to fall every year so they can cheer their favorite team on, watch the televised games and attend the games in person.

From the Nittany Lions and Panthers rivalry, to the playoff games and through the Bowl games, college football is a popular pastime for those who reside in Pennsylvania.

Penn State Nittany Lions

Fans eagerly look forward each year to the Penn State football schedule being announced.

JoePa had been the long standing coach of the Nittany Lions since 1966. He went to Penn State in 1950 as an assistant coach.

Pennsylvania State University Beaver Stadium blue Lions sign

In 2014, James Franklin became the new Penn State head football coach.

Penn state competes in the NCAA 1 Big Ten Conference Division. Penn State stadium, where they play their home games, is Beaver Stadium. With many bowl game trips and wins, be proud when you are in Lion Country!

Penn State has won National, Conference and Division championships. The suite boxes on the east side of Beaver Stadium in State College have been updated with the years of seasons of note – undefeated and championship season years.

Penn State has played in a good many bowl games over the years as well.

Saturdays during football season will be filled with tailgating parties before the game starts. It’s always a lot of fun to hang out with other Penn State fans at home games!

Penn State Gifts

Penn State Tickets

Pitt Panthers Football

The Pitt Panthers and Penn State have a major rivalry going on – and have for a long time! It’s all in good fun, though, and tailgaters from both teams can be seen hanging out before the Pitt-Penn State game, making predictions about which team will win the game.

The Pitt-Penn State game is a game that is looked forward to by both team’s fans each year.

Pitt’s colors are blue and gold. The Panthers stadium where they play their home games is Heinz Field. They are in the NCAA Division 1 of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). The Panthers schedule can be found on their site.

Pittsburgh Panthers Gifts

Pittsburgh Panthers Tickets

Temple University Football

They are in the NCAA 1 East division of the American Athletic Conference. The Owls have been playing football since the year 1894.

Temple Owls football play home games at Lincoln Financial Field located in Philadelphia.

Their colors are maroon and white.

Temple Owl Tickets

Temple Owl Gifts

University of Pennsylvania Football

The Quakers are in the NCAA Football subdivision in the Ivy League Conference and play their home games at Franklin Field in Philadelphia, the oldest football stadium in the nation.

Other interesting facts about Franklin Field: It was the first college stadium in the US with a scoreboard, and the second college stadium with an upper deck of seats.

They have competed in the Ivy League since 1956.

Penn Quakers Gifts

Penn Quakers Tickets

Enjoy visiting your college teams stadium, watching your team beat their rival and keeping the football spirit alive each fall in Pennsylvania on a family vacation fun sports getaway!

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