In Game

Franklin Field is the oldest stadium in college football making a trip to a Penn game a must for any die-hard football fan. The place oozes history and the minute you step foot into the historic facility you know you’re somewhere special.

In addition to the stadium’s aura, there are also tributes to the history that has taken place in the building around the concourse. There is an especially nice section on the Philadelphia Eagles time at Franklin Field on the east concourse, so make sure to check it out.

You’ll also enjoy the fun atmosphere that a Penn football game provides as well. The Penn Band puts on a unique show, and you won’t want to miss out on throwing toast along with the Quakers fans.

A trip to Franklin Field is something every football fan should do at least once, so get your tickets to a Penn game today.

Things to check out

Philadelphia Eagles History

Check out the area dedicated to the Philadelphia Eagles history on the east concourse. The display is a must-see for any football fan, particularly Eagles fans.

Throwing Toast

One of the time honored traditions of attending a Penn football game is throwing toast after the third quarter. The fans all throw toast during the line “Here’s a toast to dear old Penn,” so make sure to join in the tradition during your visit to Franklin Field.

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Penn Band

Enjoy the musical stylings of the Penn Band when attending a Quakers football game. The band is a big part of what makes attending a Penn football game such a special experience, so enjoy the show during your trip to Franklin Field.

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Red and Blue Crew

The rabid Penn student section known as the Red and Blue Crew is arguably the best in the Ivy League. These diehards go all out to support their team with cheers, costumes, and all kinds of other antics. Keep an eye out for the Red and Blue Crew as you never know what they’ll come up with next.

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The Quaker

Keep an eye out for The Quaker mascot at the game. He gets into shenanigans throughout the game and is a fun part of any Penn football game.

Fight Songs

  1. Fight on Pennsylvania

    Chorus
    Fight on,
    Pennsylvania
    put the ball
    across the line.
    Fight, you
    Pennsylvanians
    there it goes,
    across this time.
    Red and Blue
    we’re with you,
    and we’re cheering
    for your men.
    Then fight, fight, fight,
    Pennsylvania,
    fight for Penn.

    Cheer Pennsylvania
    Cheer Pennsylvania,
    cheer evermore!
    We’re here to see
    the Red and Blue
    score and score
    And when we give
    a resounding hoorah!
    Ever loyal to
    old Pennsylvania.

  2. The Red and Blue

    Come all ye loyal classmen now,
    in hall and campus through,
    Lift up your hearts and voices for
    the royal Red and Blue.
    Fair Harvard has her crimson,
    Old Yale her colors too
    But for dear Pennsylvania
    We wear the Red and Blue.
    Chorus
    Hurrah! Hurrah! Pennsylvani-I-ah!
    Hurrah for the Red and Blue!
    Hurrah! Hurrah! Hurrah! Hurrah!
    Hurrah for the Red and Blue!

  3. Hail! Pennsylvania

    Hail! Pennsylvania, noble and strong;
    To thee loyal hearts we raise our song.
    Swelling to Heaven loud, our praises ring;
    Hail! Pennsylvania, of thee we sing!
    Majesty as a crown rests on thy brow;
    Pride, Honor, Glory, Love before thee bow.
    Ne’er can thy spirit die, thy walls decay;
    Hail! Pennsylvania, for thee we pray!
    Hail! Pennsylvania! guide of our youth;
    Lead thee thy children on to light and truth;
    Thee, when death summons us, others shall praise,
    Hail! Pennsylvania, thro’ endless days.

  4. Drink a Highball

    Played after third quarter when toast is thrown

    Drink a highball
    at nightfall,
    be good fellows
    while you may.
    For tomorrow
    may bring sorrow,
    so tonight
    let’s all be gay.
    Tell the story
    of glory of
    Penn-syl-van-i-a;
    Drink a highball
    and be jolly;
    here’s a toast
    to dear old Penn.

  5. The Field Cry of Penn

    Hang Jeff Davis on a sour apple tree,
    Down went McGinty to the bottom of the sea,
    She’s my Annie and I’m her Joe,
    So listen to my tale of –
    (Spoken)
    WHOA! Any ice today, lady? No?
    Gitty up.

    Chorus
    Penn-syl, Penn-syl, Penn-syl-va-nia,
    Penn-syl, Penn-syl, Penn-syl-va-nia,
    Penn-syl, Penn-syl, Penn-syl-va-nia,
    Oh, Pennsylvania.

  6. Let’s Go Quakers!

    Let’s Go Quakers!

    Let’s Go Quakers!

    Let’s Go Quakers!

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