About Penn State Nittany Lions Photomints and Coins
The Pennsylvania State Nittany Lions football team has the largest following among the varsity sports of Penn State. During football season, the games draw a lot of audience to the Penn State campus, in the area known as the Happy Valley. Happy Valley is the area popular for tailgating activities that is as popular as the games going on. Every Saturdays in autumn people rush to the Beaver Stadium to watch games. It is the largest stadium in the US which can seat up more the a hundred thousand people. So far the largest ever crowd to flock inside the stadium was during the Penn State game versus the University of Nebraska. A total of 110,753 people witnessed the Nittany Lions defeat the Huskers.
The Nittany Lions football team is coached by Joe Paterno, a position he held since 1966. He is considered to be one off the most successful collegiate coaches in the whole nation.
According to different sources, Penn State is one of the top schools in terms of players moving on to the professional leagues such as in the NFL. Latest tally from 2006, counts a total of 29 players already in the NFL. Of the 41 times the Super Bowl championship has been played, a Penn State player has been part of the competing teams for 37 times.
Some of the current NFL players who went to Penn State include Jay Alford of the New York Giants who has the Jay Alford Autographed 8x10 Photo With "Game Over" Inscription, Anthony Adams of the Chicago Bears who has the Anthony Adams Autographed Penn State Nittany Lions 8x10 Photo, Chris Baker of the Denver Broncos, Levi Brown of the Arizona Cardinals who has the Levi Brown Penn St./Cardinals Signed 8x10 Photo W/Coa and Deon Butler of the Seattle Seahawks who has the Deon Butler Autographed Seahawks Mini-Helmet MCS COA.