Found January 06, 2012 on
LaVar Arrington is mad about Penn State's choosing Bill O'Brien to take over as head football coach. Like, really mad. The former two-time All-American and winner of the Butkus Award, Bednarik Award and Lambert Award told Blue White Illustrated that he supported interim coach Tom Bradley and didn't want an "outsider" to permanently take over for legendary Joe Paterno. "I will put my Butkus [Award] in storage," Arrington told the website. "I will put my Alamo Bowl MVP trophy in storage. Jerseys, anything Penn State, in storage. Wherever Tom Bradley goes, that's the school I will start to put memorabilia...

Howard Eskin Rips LaVar Arrington

Lavar Arrington was not happy about Penn State's coaching decision. [SI] “I will put my Butkus (Award) in storage. I will put my Alamo Bowl MVP trophy in storage,” Arrington said. “Jerseys, anything Penn State, in storage. Wherever Tom Bradley goes, that’s the school I will start to put memorabilia up in my home. I’m done. I’m done with Penn State. If they’re done...

Penn State Angers Arrington, Alumni With Potential O'Brien Hire

LaVar Arrington, shown right in his playing days, is as close to an ideal Penn State football lifer as you can find. After leaving for the NFL following his junior year, Arrington later returned to complete his degree and has been a vocal supporter of Penn State football through thick and thin, including the darkest hours and days following the revelations surrounding the Jerry...

Former PSU Player Lavar Arrington Unhappy with Program’s New Direction

All the buzz today is about the introduction of former New England Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien as the new head college football coach in Creepy Valley. By Thursday, everyone knew O’Brien was taking over at Penn State; becoming the successor to Joe Paterno. Today was his formal introduction. So a lot of PSU people are very excited about this alleged “new day”...

LaVar Arrington Is More Upset Penn State Didn't Consult Him Before Hiring A New Coach Than He Was About Penn State Covering Up Child-Rape Allegations

After unleashing a series of venomous tweets last evening in which he declared himself to be "done" with the "corrupt, disgusting" entity that is Penn State University, former Nittany Lion linebacker LaVar Arrington attempted to backtrack today during his radio program on DC's 106.7 "The Fan." More »

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...

LaVar Arrington ‘slightly miffed’ over O’Brien hiring

And by “slightly miffed” I mean “vehemently opposed”, of course. If you haven’t heard by now, reports surfaced Thursday night that Bill O’Brien has been offered and accepted the Penn State head-coaching position.  The current offensive coordinator of the New England Patriots is expected to be officially introduced as the new coach as early as…

Ex-Penn St. players irked over O'Brien

At least three former Penn State players lashed out Friday at their alma mater's reported plan to hire New England Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien as the new head football coach. Former Penn State linebackers LaVar Arrington and Brandon Short reacted furiously to the news, voicing support for interim coach Tom Bradley, who had been an assistant under Joe Paterno...
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