"Our players and coaches are so excited to go to Ireland and play a college football game in such a historic and outstanding venue," Nittany Lions coach Bill O'Brien said in a release. "I have great respect for [UCF] Coach [George] O'Leary and his team, and playing UCF in Ireland will be a fantastic experience for all the players, coaches and fans."
Dublin's Croke Park stadium has a capacity of 69,000 and last hosted an American football game in 1996, when Navy and Notre Dame met there.
Kickoff is set for Saturday, Aug. 30 at 1:30 p.m. local time, which is 8:30 a.m. ET.