"Beaver Stadium is a very, very important part of who we are. And as I said before, the magic in Beaver Stadium is with it being full, and loud with passionate and connected Penn State fans," Barbour said.
"Nobody's trying to either renovate Beaver or build a new stadium just to be doing it," Barbour told the Associated Press. "There's a recognized need. I've not run into anybody that doesn't recognize that need."