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Bill O'Brien Is 'Clueless,' Knows Nothing About 'Tangible Standard at Penn State,' Says Former Star Brandon Short

Some people are happy that Penn State finally found a new head coach. Others, such as former Nittany Lions star linebacker Brandon Short, aren't. Short sure with his comments regarding the team reportedly hiring Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien, according to USA Today. "There is a tangible standard at Penn State that this poor [O'Brien] guy knows nothing...

Report: Penn State To Hire Bill O'Brien As New Head Coach

Penn State has hired a new head coach for the first time in over 50 years.According to a report from ESPN, Penn State has hired New England Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien as it's new head coach.The report has yet to be confirmed by Penn State.If the report is true, it is likely that O'Brien would continue to coach in New England until the Patriots are...

Fan Tab Shows 1% Confidence in Penn State

Following Penn State's TicketCity Bowl loss to Houston, the Fan Tab confidence rating in the Nittany Lions was set at 50%. Over the following days the confidence rating started to trend upward. Then the news of Bill O'Brien being named the next head coach at Penn State spread like a wild fire, and this happened...     If this doesn't demonstrate just how much the...

Initial reaction negative to O'Brien's reported hiring

Former Penn State linebacker LaVar Arrington took to Twitter on Friday to express his disappointment over the reported hire of New England Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien as Penn State's new head coach. Alums I will always love you and the Penn State I knew But until there's a new board and new leadership they can have their corrupt/disgusting school that...

Penn State Coaching Search – A Fiasco Of The Highest Order

I am a proud alumnus of Penn State. What I am not proud of is this coaching search. Most college coaching searches these days take under two weeks. Penn State players, alumni, former players and fans waited over two months to hear who their new coach would be. And in an instant, everyone was blindsided. Penn State’s [...]

Joe Paterno back in hospital

Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno is back in the hospital. His family says he was admitted Friday for observation due to minor complications from cancer treatments. His family said in a statement released to The Associated Press that the 85-year-old Paterno continues to undergo a ''regimen of treatments'' after being diagnosed two months ago with what they call...

Bill O’Brien will interview with Penn State Thursday

Perhaps Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien will wind up coaching at Penn State next year after all. O’Brien will interview for the head coaching position on Thursday, according to Jason La Canfora of NFL Network writes that the “potential to strike a deal is very real.” That could be O’Brien’s way of telling any…

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Report: Penn State hires Patriots' Bill O'Brien as new football coach

Forty-six years after it hired Joe Paterno as its head football coach, Penn State reportedly has replaced the tarnished legend with another middle-aged Brown graduate.

Penn State memos show funding fears, effort to mute scandal

Penn State's board of trustees and president focused on repairing the school's tarnished image and braced for financial backlash in the immediate aftermath of the child sex-abuse scandal that erupted two months ago, going so far as to recommend reminding any outraged donors that they wouldn't get their money back, according to internal memos obtained by The Associated...

Penn State hires Bill O'Brien to become first new head football coach in nearly half-century

Former Giants linebackers, Penn State alums displeased with hiring

Penn State officially hires O'Brien as new coach

Penn State has hired New England Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien as its head coach, the first change in leadership for the storied football program in nearly a half-century.

Samsonite Make Your Case: Will Bill O'Brien's departure be a distraction to the team?

The Patriots are about to lose offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien to Penn State, but how will it affect the team in the upcoming playoffs?
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