Found January 08, 2012 on Deadspin:
Rodney Erickson was named the interim president of Penn State on Nov. 9, the night Graham Spanier resigned in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. The school lifted the interim tag from Erickson the following week, formally putting him in charge, and soon after he stated his commitment to "transparency to the fullest extent possible." More »

Kermit Buggs will not return

New Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien will keep assistant coaches Larry Johnson (defensive line) and Ron Vanerlinden (linebackers) on his new coaching staff. Both are solid keys to the coaching staff that is being formed and will have a strong understanding of what Penn State is all about, which will help in recruiting over the coming weeks. One coach who we now know for sure...

Coach Bill O'Brien introduced at Penn State

Bill O'Brien took the podium, looked straight ahead and uttered the kind of words you'd expect from someone who had just been introduced as Penn State's new head football coach.


New football coach Bill O'Brien said all the right things today at his first news conference, with perhaps the most significant thing his acknowledgement of what Joe Paterno has meant for Penn State. And, as many alumni had hoped, O'Brien will retain at least one member of the current Nittany Lion staff in defensive line coach and recruiting master Larry Johnson Sr. O'...

Penn State introduces Bill O'Brien as head coach

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Tom Bradley: ‘Penn State will always have my support’

In the two months since taking over as Penn State’s interim head coach following Joe Paterno‘s dismissal, Tom Bradley has handled a tough situation about as well as can be expected. It remains to be seen whether he, like Larry Johnson Sr., will be retained by new head coach Bill O’Brien.  If not, it will…

Belichick approves Penn State hire

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O'Brien Makes a Strong First Impression

Penn State players finally got to meet their new coach Sunday. They came away impressed.


The month after he was let go as football coach, Joe Paterno and his wife Sue gave $100,000 to Penn State, according to multiple reports. The benficiaries are the library and the Paterno Fellows Program in Liberal Arts. For a story, click here.

Penn State falls to hot-shooting Indiana

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Indiana's Tom Crean had a few words of advice for his fellow Big Ten basketball coaches and...

New Penn State president criticized for evasiveness

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Point spread favors Hoosiers in battle with Nittany Lions

Jan 8, 12:00 PM | Bryce Jordan Center Indiana Hoosiers vs Penn State Nittany Lions Odds 14-1TEAM RECORD9-7 Bryce Jordan Center features an NCAAB clash between the host Penn State Nittany Lions and the visiting Indiana Hoosiers in college hoops action on Sunday. Penn State battles the Hoosiers, currently sitting with a 14-1 mark (8-2 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always...

Paternos give annual $100K gift to PSU (AP)

Sue Paterno says she and husband Joe gave $100,000 last month to Penn State, split between a library and an undergraduate fellows program that bear the family name. Sue Paterno said Monday it was an annual gift to the Paterno Liberal Arts Undergraduate Fellows Program and the Paterno Library. The donation was first reported Monday by The Patriot-News of Harrisburg.

Report: Ted Roof hired as defensive coordinator by Penn State coach Bill O'Brien

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Report: Penn State hires Roof as def. coordinator

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