A good majority of college football programs around the country took to their respective fields on Saturday for their annual spring scrimmages, and according to numbers from College Football Talk, the fans were out in full force to watch their favorite teams give a glimpse into the 2014 season.
James Franklin and the Penn State Nittany Lions played their spring game on Saturday inside Beaver Stadium with an announced attendance of 72,000 watching on as the Franklin era begins in Happy Valley.
In Columbus Ohio, Urban Meyer and the Ohio State Buckeyes had their game, and the team had over 61,000 faithful watching them as they get ready to make a push to return to the B1G title game in 2014. Although they were without starting QB Braxton Miller for this one as he stays healthy for the beginning of the season.
Finally, the Nebraska Cornhuskers and head coach Bo Pelini–along with his cat–started the post-Taylor Martinez era in front of 61,772 Big Red fans watching along as they also look to take the next step in 2014.