O'Brien Changes Penn State Blue-White Format and Scoring System
The Blue-White Game will pit the Penn State offense vs. the defense and feature a new scoring system under head coach Bill O'Brien.

The Nittany Lions defense will be wearing blue jerseys and the offense will wear white, with the quarterbacks sporting red jerseys as in previous years.

The Blue White game will kick Saturday at 2 p.m. in Beaver Stadium. Admission and parking are free, with parking lots opening at 8 a.m. and stadium Gates A & B opening at 11:30 a.m. The game will air live on the Penn State Sports Network and www.GoPSUsports.com with Steve Jones and Jack Ham calling the action. BTN will air the game at 8 p.m. on Saturday.

Blue-White Game scoring for the Penn State offense will be determined as follows:

Offense Touchdown = 6 pts Field Goal = 3 pts Big play (15+ yard play) = 2 pts Two Consecutive First Downs = 2 pts

PAT = 1 pt

The Nittany Lions defense will record points using this system:


Touchdown = 7pts

Turnover (Unless TD) = 6pts

Sack = 4pts

Three-and-Out = 1 pt

Tackle for loss = 2 pts

The Blue-White Game presented by AAA is one of the nation's most popular spring football contests. A record crowd of 76,500 flocked the 2009 intra-squad scrimmage, as the event's attendance mark fell three consecutive years, topping 70,000 in 2007, '08 and '09.