Penn State’s Blue-White game: How it all got started
What’s the history of the Blue-White game?
When Penn State takes the field Saturday in its annual Blue-White game, the Nittany Lions will be taking part in a tradition that started in 1951.
It was Rip Engle, the head football coach at the time, who started the end-of-spring intersquad scrimmage. Initially dubbed the “The Bucket Bowl”, admission was just $1 and was played on Memorial Field.
Learn all about the origin of Penn State’s Blue-White game in the video above.