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State College, PA (Sports Network) - Penn State introduced its new head football coach on Saturday and Bill O'Brien said he is confident that he is the right man to lead the program in the aftermath of a scandal that ended Joe Paterno's 46-year reign. Paterno, of course, was dismissed two months ago in the wake of the child sex abuse charges levied against Jerry Sandusky, unable to keep his job amid accusations he didn't do enough to prevent further abuse by the retired defensive coordinator. O'Brien not only has the daunting task of replacing a legend, but he must also help heal a community stung by the revelations from this past autumn and will have to do it with many thinking he was the wrong choice. Some former players and observers questioned the hiring of O'Brien, who has no ties to the university and no previous head coaching experience. He addressed those who have concerns right away on Saturday. "It's my job to bring both sides together,&qu...
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