Penn State Football

Penn State football: Nittany Lions, Temple set to kickoff at noon

The Penn State-Temple football game will kick off at noon Saturday at Beaver Stadium, it was announced Sunday. The game will be broadcast on ESPN2 (Comcast Ch. 18).

The Nittany Lions (5-4) and Owls (5-4) will battle for the 42nd time since the first meeting between the schools in 1931. They last met in 2012 in Beaver Stadium when Penn State notched a 24-13 win to take a 37-3-1 lead in the series.

Temple is coached by Matt Rhule, a former State College High School and Penn State player.

The contest will feature Penn State’s Military Appreciation Day. More than 5,500 tickets have been purchased by Penn State for the “Seats For Soldiers” program and will be donated to active duty and veteran military personnel and their families. ROTC elite, active duty, Wounded Warriors and veterans will be honored throughout the game.

Fans interested in purchasing the $35 “Seats for Soldiers“ tickets to donate to military personnel can call (800) 648-8269, weekdays from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., or visit the Bryce Jordan Center ticket office, weekdays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Penn State students are able to purchase two $40 tickets for the Temple game with a valid student ID weekdays at the Bryce Jordan Center ticket office or Saturday at the Beaver Stadium ticket office, starting at 8 a.m.