Penn State's nickname is the Nittany Lions. There is a range of ridges in the Appalachian Mountains not far from the Penn State campus called Nittany Mountain. There used to be mountain lions that roamed that range.
Penn State has a Nittany Lion as a Mascot.
A nittany lion
The Nittany Lion.
Mount Nittany is located very near the Penn State campus and mountain lions used to live there.
The Nittany Lion is the mascot of Penn State.
The Nittany Lion is a mascot for the athletic teams of Pennsylvania State University. Information can be found on the Wikipedia website and also the Penn State Athletics official website.
The Nittany Lion is the mascot of the Penn State Nittany Lions. Norm the Niner is the the official mascot of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Nittany is a reference to geographic features in Centre County, PA near the campus of Penn State. Nittany can refer to Nittany Valley or Nittany Mountain (more commonly called Mount Nittany) Mount Nittany is one mound in a series of ridges that separates Sugar Valley, Nittany Valley, and Penns Valley.
Penn State's mascot is the nittany lion, a type wildcat that reportedly lived in the vicinity of Mt. Nittany, a local mountain. "Beaver" honors James Beaver, who was Pennsylvania's governor near the end of the 19th century and served as president of Penn State's board of trustees.
The latest Nittany Lion-turned-Dallas Cowboy is linebacker Sean Lee, who was drafted in 2010.
Nittany Valley Railroad was created in 1883.
Nittany Valley Railroad ended in 1914.
When he was a Nittany Lion, Lex Luger went by the name Lawrence Pfohl.
Penn State Nittany Lions football was created in 1887.
Jackie R. Esposito has written: 'The Nittany Lion' -- subject(s): History, Lions, Mascots, Pennsylvania State University, Statues
Penn State Nittany Lions men's soccer was created in 1911.
The Motto of Pennsylvania State University is "Making Life Better" and it's colors are White and Dark Blue. It's mascot it the Nittany Lion and the University was founded in 1855.