Found December 15, 2011 on Nittany Lions Den:
The Penn State coaching search is--without hyperbole--one like no other. Think about it. Never has someone left shoes to fill as big as Paterno's, never has a school been more in limbo than Penn State, never has a football community been so attacked and grieved and ashamed. As the coaching search has lapped the one-month mark, a timetable for Penn State's hire is a mystery for everyone. Originally, A.D. Joyner said a week or two. Then, a month. Most recently, President Erickson said around bowl time is a good estimate. It could end tomorrow or in two months, and I'm not sure anyone would be shocked. The circumstances around this hire are just so unique that there is no precedent out there to follow. Waiting for such a monumental decision to be made has been excruciating for Penn State fans, especially in the wake of all the other powerful and painful emotions of the past few months. Fixing our eyes ahead could be a helpful practice. Although no one knows who the top c...
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