Penn State to Play a Football Game in Ireland?

Monday, February 11th, 2013 | By

After a successful kick off to The Gathering when Notre Dame played Navy in Dublin, Ireland during the Emerald Isle Classic on September 1, 2012 it sounds like Penn State wants to follow suit. The Penn State Football team is prohibited from playing in the postseason until 2016 so they’re out to add some excitement to their schedule.

The Nittany Lions have been looking to schedule a destination game, and after the success and popularity of the Notre Dame vs. Navy game, Ireland is a perfect option. “We are definitely looking into playing in Ireland, no question about it,” Coach Bill O’Brien told reporters Saturday night.



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