It was a Saturday like no other, and it was a step ahead in the healing process for the Penn State community.
Standing tall were the Nittany Lion players, who have had nothing to do with the mess that's now national headlines.
They rose above in every way, and their effort was extraordinary after a week like this.
Also standing tall were the Penn State fans, all 107,000 of them, who filled Beaver Stadium.
They were quiet entering the stadium, but their attendance and support showed that we can move forward. We have to.
This week was rocky and there will be more rocky times as this outrageous child sex abuse scandal stays in the headlines.
Penn State players and fans should be applauded. See you next year.