Found August 02, 2012 on No Guts, No Glory:
Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien has been relatively mum on the idea that some of his players could be looking for greener pastures. But now that seven players have decided to transfer and Lane Kiffin and that Mercedes jet has lured Silas Redd away, O’Brien can no longer hold his peace. In an interview with the ABC affiliate in Philadelphia, O’Brien gave his thoughts on opposing coaches poaching from his squad. And long story short, he doesn’t agree with it all. On Wednesday, the ABC affiliate in Philadelphia asked O’Brien in a one-on-one interview if he would have poached from Penn State if he had been at another school. “Hell no!” O’Brien said. “That’s not the right thing to do in my opinion. So I wouldn’t do that.” “I’m not fighting for my career, I’m fighting for Penn State,” O’Brien said. “For what’s right about this football program and so at the end of the day, like I said, these coaches are playing by the rules. That’s what they’re doing.” You have to fee

Penn State Football: Life after transfers

The big question on all Penn State football fans minds following player transfers this past week in wake of NCAA sanction is simple: what next? What next in the Nittany Lions’ backfield, where 1,200 yard rusher Silas Redd is gone and off to Southern California. Also on offense, quarterback Rob Bolden left for LSU and tight end Kevin Haplea bolted to Florida State. On defense,...

Penn State RB headed to USC

After days of deliberation, Penn State's leading rusher from last season, Silas Redd, will leave Happy Valley to join Lane Kiffin and crew out West. 

Done Deal: Silas Redd Transfers From Penn State To USC

Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) - Running back Silas Redd, who ran for 1,241 yards and seven touchdowns last season for Penn State, is transferring to USC. Redd is the highest-profile student athlete to transfer from Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal. On Monday, backup safety Tim Buckley became the first Penn State football player to transfer when he went to...

Redd Makes Move to the Men of Troy

Ever since the sanctions handed down by the NCAA just over a week ago there's been a lot of speculation as to who may go and who may stay at Penn State, but no one drew as much attention as Junior running back Silas Redd. The junior running back was clearly the star of the offense for the 2012 Nittany Lions, rushing for over 1,200 yards in 2011. Today he made the rumored...

Say It Ain’t So, Silas…Say It Ain’t So

What’s blue and white, and no longer Redd all over? Ouch. *Pulls knife out of heart. Silas Redd transferred to USC yesterday, a heart-breaker for Penn State. However, it was a tough decision for Silas and I don’t fault him for leaving. Look, how often does a star player get the chance to just switch to another major college football powerhouse in the middle of his career with...

Penn State RB Silas Redd to transfer to USC

Depth at running back was a huge concern for USC entering the 2012 season. On Tuesday, the Trojans got a little deeper. Penn State running back Silas Redd has announced his intention to transfer to USC as first reported by The Petros and Money Show on FOX Sports Radio last Thursday. Redd, who will be a junior in the fall and has two years of eligibility remaining, rushed for...

Penn State players defecting en masse

Four Penn State players are gone. Redshirt safety Tim Buckley transferred to NC State. He was the first. Then came star tailback Silas Redd who rushed for over 1200 yards last year. He’s now a USC Trojan. Junior TE Kevin Haplea is expected to transfer to Florida State. Only had 3 catches, and 1 TD but was an integral part of their blocking scheme. QB Rob Bolden is transferring...

College Football Updates

College Football Updates By How will the Penn State scandal and other top stories affect the college football picks for the up-coming season? The NCAA had considered giving the Nittany Lions a four-year death penalty, but once the school found out they held emergency meetings with the committee to come to a different conclusion. In the end, the punishments were still...

Bill O’Brien: ‘Hell no!’ he wouldn’t recruit the Penn State players (Video)

When Lane Kiffin shamelessly began recruiting former Penn State running back Silas Redd, who eventually transferred to USC, most people said that that is something all college football coaches would do. Not Bill O’Brien, man of morals that he is. The current Penn State football coach, who took the job while the school was being investigated for potentially covering up the actions...

Lane Kiffin gives us a behind the scenes look at his pursuit of Silas Redd

The very moment that the NCAA announced that Penn State players could transfer and play immediately, Lane Kiffin began scheming on how he could lure running back Silas Redd to USC. He played it coy in the media and even offered Penn State coach Bill O’Brien advice on dealing with sanctions. But all the while, his sights were set on convince Redd to transfer to USC. So how did Kiffin...

Big Tentacles: Silas Redd transfers, Tommy Rees suspended, Mark Dantonio, and more.

(Big Tentacles is the SWRT look at the Big Ten, its sway over the college football landscape and that school in South Bend it not-so-secretly covets.) Taking the Redd-Eye flight out of town. Penn State running back Silas Redd is transferring to USC. (ESPN) We will get by. We will survive. Around 4,500 Penn State fans showed their  support for the banhamered football...

WR Brown latest to leave Penn State

Justin Brown is the second Penn State offensive starter to leave the team in the aftermath of NCAA sanctions. The senior wideout's name was dropped from the roster Sunday. He would have been a key target in the revamped passing game under new coach and former Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien. Nine players have now left the team the past week following the sanctions...
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