Originally written on Dr. Saturday  |  Last updated 10/21/14

29 Aug 1998: Louisiana Tech Bulldogs head coach Gary Crowton (C) looks on during the Eddie Robinson Classic against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Tom Osborne Field in Lincoln, Nebraska. The Cornhuskers defeated the Bulldogs 56-27. Mandatory Credit: Brian B
Less than 24 hours after Penn State students rioted in the streets of State College, Pa., to protest the firing of coach Joe Paterno, Nebraska athletic director Tom Osborne called for and was granted extra security for Saturday's game at Beaver Stadium. "We have visited with Penn State security and we understand they are enhancing their security efforts for Saturday's game and are taking extra precautions to ensure that all players, coaches and fans are treated in a respectful way," Osborne said in a statement released by the school. "We also appreciate that there is a student-led effort at Penn State to respectfully welcome Nebraska fans to Beaver Stadium and into the Big Ten Conference. We know that our fans will reciprocate and display good sportsmanship toward Penn State's fans and players." Can you blame Nebraska for having concerns? Students took to the streets and became raucous - and in some cases violent - during their protests, which were sh...
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