Penn State fans celebrated the 2014 Blue-White Weekend on April 12 at University Park. Activities included a morning autograph session with players and the annual intrasquad scrimmage, which gave 72,000 Nittany Lion fans their first glimpse of coach James Franklin on the Beaver Stadium gridiron. Events continue April 13. The team kicks off the 2014 season on Aug. 30 against the University of Central Florida in the Croke Park Classic in Ireland.
Sophomore quarterback Christain Hackenberg led the Blue team offense during first quarter action at the 2014 Blue White game. Hackenberg, the 2013 Big Ten freshman of the year, and the Nittany Lions concluded spring drills with the annual intrasquad scrimmage at Beaver Stadium.
Coach James Franklin was very animated during pregame warmups before the Blue-White game on Saturday, April 12, at Beaver Stadium. The springtime scrimmage was the first chance fans had to see the new coach in action.
Sisters Molly (left) and Anna-Faye Spock, of State College, posed for a caricature by Ron Kantrowitz, of Pittsburgh, on April 12 outside of the men's basketball team's tent during Blue-White Weekend.
Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg signs a shirt during the autograph session held prior to the start of the Blue-White game on Saturday, April 12, at Beaver Stadium.
Jordan Lucas, defensive back, welcomed the crowd in the north endzone to Penn State's annual Blue-White game at Beaver Stadium on April 12.
Linebacker Brandon Bell closed in for a tackle on White squad running back Adam Geiger during second-half action at Beaver Stadium as head coach James Franklin looked on from behind the line of scrimmage. The Blue defeated the White 37-0 in Penn State's annual spring game on April 12.
The Nittany Lion welcomed fans to Penn State's Beaver Stadium on April 12 for the annual Blue-White game. More than 72,000 fans were in attendance to see first-year head coach James Franklin and the 2014 Penn State football team finish up spring drills with the annual scrimmage.
Quarterback D.J. Crook faked a hand-off to running back Brandon Johnson in the first quarter of the 2014 Blue-White Game.
Members of the White squads offense rested on the sideline during first-half action at the annual Blue-White game on April 12. Blue-White weekend welcomed more than 72,000 fans to a sun-drenched Beaver Stadium for the traditional intrasquad game. The Blue squad defeated the White 37-0.
Junior defensive back Jordan Lucas warmed up with the blue squad prior to the 2014 Blue-White game at Beaver Stadium on April 12. The annual intrasquad scrimmage introduced Penn State fans to first-year head coach James Franklin and his staff. Blue-White weekend festivities continue through April 13.
Running back Akeel Lynch carried for a five-yard gain during first-half action at the 2014 Blue White game. Football was the central attraction for a weekend full of festivities around the University Park campus.
Penn State fans enjoyed an afternoon of warm temperatures and spring football at the 2014 Blue White game at Beaver Stadium on April 12.
Lady Lion basketball star Maggie Lucas interviewed former Nittany Lion and current Oakland Raider Matt McGloin for the Big Ten Network on April 12 at the Blue-White Game at Beaver Stadium.
Coach James Franklin spoke to quarterback D.J. Crook during the first quarter of the 2014 Blue-White Game on April 12.