Nov. 12, 2011
As members of the Penn State football team ran out onto the Beaver Stadium field to warm up before their football game vs. Nebraska on Saturday, Nov. 12, they were greeted with thunderous cheers from the fans that had arrived early for the game. The day was an emotional one for players and fans alike because of the events of the past week. With their cheers, the fans made it clear to the players that they were supporting them.
Nate Stupar took the field on Senior Day 2011.
Players from both Nebraska and Penn State gathered at the center of the field for a moment of silence to show unity and support for victims of child abuse prior to their game on Nov. 12 in Beaver Stadium.
An emotional day at Beaver Stadium began with a moment of silence for all victims of child abuse. Students organized a 'blue-out' to support and raise money for Prevent Chlld Abuse Pennsylvania.
Dressed in blue for the blue-out in support of victims of child abuse, students joined together and swayed as they sang the Penn State Alma Mater loudly and with passion before the start of the Nittany Lions' football game vs. Nebraska on Saturday, Nov. 12. Coupled with a candlelight vigil on Friday night, the blue-out and other events of the day on Saturday seemed to be a start to a healing process for the Penn State community.
Penn State senior defensive tackle Devon Still wrapped up Nebraska quarterback Taylor Martinez for no gain during first-quarter action at Beaver Stadium on Nov. 12. Still and the rest of the senior class were honored prior to playing in their last home game.
Nittany Lion wide receiver Curtis Drake took a Matt McGloin pass 31 yards and a first down during first-quarter action on Nov. 12 at Beaver Stadium. Penn State hosted Nebraska in their final home game of the season. Nebraska defeated the Lions 17-14.
The Penn State Nittany Lion is passed up the stands in the student section early in the game vs. Nebraska on Saturday, Nov. 12, in Beaver Stadium. Fans wore blue to the game in a stadium-wide blue-out in support of victims of child abuse.
Cars were the theme of the Blue Band's halftime show for the Penn State-Nebraska game on Saturday, Nov. 12, at Beaver Stadium on the University Park campus. During the course of the show they formed Lightning McQueen from the movie 'Cars,' as well as the logos of several major car dealers and a 55 mph speed limit sign.
Members of the 2012 Penn State Dance Marathon committee were honored at halftime of the Penn State football game on Nov. 12 at Beaver Stadium. THON, which raises money for the Four Diamonds Fund, will take place Feb. 17 to 19, 2012, in Penn State's Bryce Jordan Center. Go to www.thon.org/home for more information.
Stephfon Green scored Penn State's first touchdown of the day with a little over five minutes left in the third quarter against Nebraska on Saturday, Nov. 12. The Nittany Lions fell behind the Cornhuskers 17-0 before they mounted a comeback. Their efforts fell just short, however, as they lost 17-14.
Running back Stephfon Green scored against Nebraska on a 5-yard run late in the fourth quarter Nov. 12 at Beaver Stadium. Green, a senior, rushed for 71 yards and two touchdowns in the Nittany Lions' 17-14 loss to the Cornhuskers.
Penn State students organized a 'blue out' at Beaver Stadium on Nov. 12 to show support for child-abuse prevention.