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Apologies for fan behavior

Kyle Greenwood | Thursday, September 13, 2007

To the Notre Dame administration, alumni and students:

As a Penn State alumnus, it was painful to read all the accounts of current Penn State fan behavior towards the Notre Dame Marching Band during halftime’s performance. No matter how much I wanted the Nittany Lions to exact revenge from last year’s game in South Bend, I never want to see or hear of fan obscenities such as those displayed last Saturday at Beaver Stadium. Yes, it was pleasing to see Penn State beat Notre Dame, but our fans should have behaved in a dignified manner.

I apologize to the entire Notre Dame family for the actions represented by some distasteful students. They do not represent the entire scope of Penn State as a respectable, reputable university. We are always proud to play Notre Dame and know that outside football, your university is a leader in research, and a molder of our future generations. I hope we get to see each other on the football field again.

Thanks for your time.

Kyle Greenwood

Easton, Pa.