Penn State and UCF made official its plans to open up the 2014 campaign with a game in Croke Park in Dublin, Ireland on August 30. The kickoff is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. EST and will be televised on ESPN 2.
Croke Park, holding up to 82,300 at full capacity, will be scaled back to 69,000 for the game.
UCF head coach George O’Leary and Penn State Athletic Director Dave Joyner were on hand for the official announcement, which took place at halftime of the Gaelic Football game between Dublin and Meath. Gaelic football is the primary event held at Croke Park.
To accommodate the scheduling change to Penn State’s schedule, its game vs. Temple has been moved to Nov. 15.
More information can be found at http://psu.crokeparkclassic.com/