Despite Penn State’s 0-2 start, many fans are still excited about the rest of the season. Then again, with the main goals now out the window, some fans say they’ve already lost a good bit of interest.
This question was posed on Twitter for PSU fans, and a bunch weighed in with their thoughts.
PSU fans: At 0-2 and not being able to go to games, what is your level of enthusiasm — or lack thereof — for this season?
Are you still excited?
Are you already bummed out?
Are you paying attention at a high level?
Comment to share your thoughts & level of fandom at this point.
— Cory Giger (@CoryGiger) November 3, 2020
Here’s a look at what the fans had to say, starting with some of the more optimistic comments:
There's no reason team can't go undefeated the rest of the way. I'm just happy to see improvement in player performance and cutting down on mistakes. It's essentially a meaningless season. Use it like the 2020 spring practice that never was.
— Lionel Frankenstein (@AlwaysErked) November 3, 2020
I still stand infront of the TV and yell….
— PSU_Fan_81 (@gregobaker81) November 3, 2020
Can still go 6-2 so still very engaged…young players get to play and get experience for next year…they will start getting at it this weekend…
— Dan Fredericks (@fmdano74) November 3, 2020
It’s a crazy season. Anything can happen. Focus on MD and get it done there.
— John Barnes (@Chaka95) November 3, 2020
I consider myself a realistic fan. Still excited, loss doesn't ruin my day, season ticket holder, so I am bummed that I can't experience the games live, (people who say it is better to watch from home are not correct!) I'll watch every game and enjoy them, win or lose.
— Jeff Snyder (@snydog55) November 3, 2020
I’m still excited. I think penn state does a great job of developing players and seasons like this I enjoy seeing how bright the future is for the program
— Jamie Hamlett (@JamieHamlett91) November 3, 2020
Still excited to watch as many games as I can. After seeing other teams have to cancel games I’ll never take a PSU game for granted. Expecting a strong season starting this week against Maryland.
— Christopher Bashore (@ChrisBashore) November 3, 2020
But there’s also a good bit of frustration and pessimism.
Living in WI, I never go to games anyway. But I had higher hopes than 0-2, and it's very deflating. I'll probably watch Saturday, but will no longer be surprised if they lose that or any other game.
— MadCityMike 😷 (@MikeAdamsWI) November 3, 2020
The younger Qb’s should be given a chance for experience. They will never get to the “elite” level with what they have.
— Chris Muracco (@PrideofScranton) November 3, 2020
Bummed. Been spending more time benching though. So I got that going for me.
— Ed Hockuli’s Pecs (@EdPecs) November 4, 2020
Season was questionable even before it started. I’ll watch if I don’t have anything else going on, but I’m generally m’eh on the whole thing.
— Mike S. (@shanafme) November 3, 2020
Bummed but not as much as I would be if I was in stands
— Bret Thompson (@Thompson1402) November 4, 2020
Will watch for the 6 game run- this season was always an * next to it anyways
— J. Crum (@Psu7893) November 3, 2020
The whole college football season is different this year. I feel like history will show an asterisk on this season. I’m not surprised the lions are 0-2 right now, and believe it would be different had they had a full season with no opt outs
— Adam Jepson (@AdamJepson) November 4, 2020
Fandom Level 10. Disappointment Level 10. Engagement Level Rest of Season 7.
— Ryan (@rshorter1) November 3, 2020
I am bumming hard. It is hard to be excited for a 0-2 team especially with no fans at games. Even though we lost to OSU, the whiteout would have been electric as always. An opposing team is -10 before the whiteout game even starts. All in all I think this team is mediocre at best
— Josh Shultz (@shultzy_64) November 4, 2020
0-2 is obviously not where you want them to be but any serious follower of the team knew it was a possibility. To be honest, my lack of enthusiasm comes from the offense looking completely the same as last year despite a new OC and new OL and WR coaches. Same plays, same results.
— Nathan (@bigknuterockne) November 3, 2020