Despite all that has happened with Penn State, there are still plenty of great reasons to attend a home game this season. The game-day experience at Penn State has always been about more than just the game.
The people, the atmosphere and the things going on in and around Beaver Stadium make it one of the best places in the country to experience college football.
The drama and negativity surrounding the Penn State Nittany Lions football program this year has been well-documented. Regardless of the sanctions and the chance that the team may simply not be very good for a while, fans should not shy away in 2012 and beyond.
This list ranks the top five reasons (other than support) to still pack up the family, grab the tail-gating materials and make the trek to central Pennsylvania on a fall Saturday.