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Penn State President Rodney Erickson said Wednesday night that he anticipates hiring a new football coach before the team's upcoming bowl game.
Speaking with reporters after a town-hall meeting with students, Erickson told reporters that the newly formed search committee is "wide open" to candidates, according to the Associated Press. In the meantime, interim head coach Tom Bradley will run the team with the current staff.
Elsewhere, the agent for Green Bay Packers safeties coach Darren Perry told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that his client "would take a hard look" at Penn State if contacted. Perry was an all-American at Penn State and played seven seasons for the Steelers.
"If approached by Penn State, this really would be the only college job that he would take a hard look at and really listen to," agent Chris Turnage told the newspaper.
At Mississippi State, head coach Dan Mullen and athletic director Scott Stricklin have strongly denied repo...
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The folks at Blue White Illustrated say that Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen will interview with Penn State on Monday for the head coaching vacancy.
Ryan Snyder reports, via Twitter, that Phil Grosz has confirmed the interview. Grosz, if you don't already know, is generally pretty connected with the football program so we'll tend to believe this report for the time...
Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen insists he hasn't been approached by Penn State about its coaching vacancy.
Mullen released a statement through the university, saying: ''Neither I, my agent nor the administration at Mississippi State University have been contacted.'' The statement also said that he is ''very happy'' with the progress at Mississippi...
Dan Mullen wasn’t exaggerating about his busy schedule. Just a couple days removed from wrapping up his third season at Mississippi State with a third victory in the Battle for the Golden Egg, but coach has already made one day-trip and was just about to head out on another Tuesday.
Yesterday, WAPT, a TV station in Jackson (home to NEXRAD-16 and David Hartman!), reported that Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen would be named the next head coach of Penn State. Mullen, not surprisingly so, was a little less than pleased to hear such a report:
"It’s the most irresponsible reporting that I’ve ever heard of."
He went on to say that he has had no...
Included are complete video highlights of Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen talking to the media on November 29, 2011 about the Penn State coaching speculation.
Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen insists he hasn't been approached by Penn State about its coaching vacancy. Mullen released a statement through the university, saying: "Neither I, my agent nor the administration at Mississippi State University have been contacted." The statement also said that he is "very happy" with the progress at Mississippi State and that he would...
Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen, an Urban Meyer disciple who reportedly has been recommended by the new Ohio...
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) -- Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen insists he hasn't been approached by Penn State about its coaching vacancy.
Citing personal policy, Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen would not address ESPN's report Tuesday that he is among the early candidates for Penn State's opening. Mullen spoke with local reporters Tuesday, and the Jackson Clarion-Ledger filed this update (read it here) from the session.
"Great. I'm sure I'm on on everybody's [list]," Mullen said...
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Oregon running back LaMichael James runs for 219 yards with three touchdowns as The Ducks clobber UCLA 49-31 in the first-ever Pac-12 championship game. (Rivals.com)
Cats and Dawgs.
The SEC championship is on the line as LSU faces Georgia to complete a topsy-turvy...
Penn State is looking for a "highly ethical" football coach who values academics and can win football games, acting athletic director Dr. David Joyner said. In other words, "a real warrior."
In an interview posted at Penn State's website www.gopsusports.com, Joyner touched on a number of topics, including the coaching search, bowl possibilities and the role...