Originally posted on Nittany Lions Den  |  Last updated 9/16/12
  Saturday was the perfect way for Penn State football to kick off “the next chapter.” It had everything – perfect weather, great atmosphere, the pageantry that the Naval Academy brings to a stadium and, most importantly, a dominating first win of coach Bill O’Brien’s career. Of course, this wasn’t the season opener. This was the third game of the season and it followed two grueling losses. That made the win all that more of a necessity and all that more gratifying to the players, coaches and 98,792 in attendance. “I felt very good for this football team,” O’Brien said in the post-game press conference. “I felt in many ways that it was a long time coming. I told them that it was one win and all of the hard work they put in this week and the past weeks paid off. But it’s just one win, now we have to soak it in (Saturday night). We have to get back to work on Monday and get ready for a very, very good Temple team.” It’s obvious there is a special bond between this coach and his
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