We asked this question earlier today on our 2-Minute Morning video: With Penn State not playing yet, what other teams do you root for?
Our Twitter poll drew more than 400 votes and 50 responses.
As expected, the “other” category won the vote at 56 percent. Also as expected, I figured a lot of PSU fans also do root for Pitt, which may seem strange to many but is certainly the case for a lot of folks in central PA.
Here’s a sample of some of the good responses on Twitter.
Used to be Michigan, but Harbaugh beat that out of me. Army, Navy, and Herm Edwards’ ASU Sun Devils now.
— Russ McDaid (@RussMcDaid) September 19, 2020
Who ever is playing Ohio State. Unless it’s Michigan. In that case, I root for the meteor.
— Doug Schunk (@Schunkium) September 19, 2020
I root for teams to lose. Osu, Bama, anyone in PSU’s way either in the polls or recruiting.
— Matt Ritchey (@Matt_S_Ritchey) September 19, 2020
Alabama. Historic winning program.
— Brett in PA (@zionguy05) September 19, 2020
Respect for gary Patterson 👏
— Michel Ney (@michel_ney) September 19, 2020
Grew up in Pittsburgh…family went to PSU. Cheer for both to do well.
Rounding out my top 3 is my alma mater @calvulcans
— David Hague (@DHPhoto11) September 19, 2020
— Masked Moose (@stemmoose) September 19, 2020
Navy. And UMD before they joined the B1G
— Mike M (@markmanovich) September 19, 2020
Army and Navy
— Jim Kinney (@JimKinney413) September 19, 2020
— KYLE MOYER (@KyMoyer33) September 19, 2020
Whoever plays Pitt
— c33tweets (@c33tweets) September 19, 2020
— doubleN (@sfuiam4u) September 19, 2020
— Dustin Floyd (@DtotheF) September 19, 2020
— Anna (@gnikanna) September 19, 2020
— Mark (@mark94945) September 19, 2020
— Corey (@Black_And_Gold7) September 19, 2020
— Kevin McKeon (@Kevco5) September 19, 2020
— Joe DiZio (@DizioJoe) September 19, 2020
I really hate all three of those choices, especially Syracuse — I’ve spent a lot of time in central NY, & those people HATE Penn State & actually believe they were competitive w/us prior to our move to the B10. Plus, Boeheim is intolerable!
— Brandon (@WeArePnSt8) September 19, 2020
— Chris Datres (@PSU_fan76) September 19, 2020
— Justin L. Becker (@Coach_JBecker) September 19, 2020
— Garrett Beaver (@thegbeav1) September 19, 2020
— Benjamin (@OshkoshStylee) September 19, 2020
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