Beaver Stadium dodging attendance dip

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Across the nation as teams struggle to fill college football stadiums, Penn State has been able to buck the troubling trend.

While attendance for college football is down, per figures released this winter by the NCAA, the attendance at Beaver Stadium is up. With an average home attendance of 106,707, good enough for third in the nation, Penn State last season trailed only Michigan (111,589/six games) and Ohio State (107,495/seven games). Beaver Stadium saw an uptick in attendance last season, boosting the Nittany Lions' season average that was 100,257 the year before.

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