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Report: Bill O'Brien was frustrated with Penn State politics

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that former Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien had become frustrated at his job. O’Brien, who was hired Tuesday by the Houston Texans as their new head coach, signed on to coach at Penn State in 2012 after the football team was rocked by a child sex abuse scandal. On top of dealing with sanctions from the NCAA as fallout from the scandal, O...
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill O’Brien told five-star recruit he’s not leaving Penn State

Despite a report from earlier today that the Texans and Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien are working on a contract,  a five-star recruit named Thomas Holley claims O’Brien told him he’s not leaving. 5-star DT Thomas Holley says #PSU coach Bill O’Brien told him O’Brien “isn’t going” to Texans We’ll see if this holds — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Bill O’Brien to the Houston Texans, that’s the rumor

The Houston Texans are rumored to be on the verge of hiring Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien, formerly the New England Patriots offensive coordinator, to replace Gary Kubiak.
Via College Football Section
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Penn State's Bill O'Brien wants NFL buyout reduced

Penn State head football coach, and former New England Patriots offensive coordinator, Bill O’Brien wants to head back to the NFL so badly that his NFL contract buyout has been dramatically reduced. O’Brien took over as head coach of the Nittany Lions during the fallout from the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. The team went 7-5 this season.  
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Al Pacino as Joe Paterno in upcoming movie

Al Pacino will play the part of Joe Paterno in a new movie being produced by Edward R. Pressman. The tentative title of the film is “Happy Valley” and it is based on  Joe Posnanski’s best-seller “Paterno”. The story of Paterno’s final days are well documented so we won’t review them here, but it’s safe to say that there will be plenty of people who will both want...
Via College Football Section
January 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Penn State TE Adam Breneman received 32 Ole Miss recruiting letters on the same day

Ole Miss really wants Penn State 4-star tight end Adam Breneman to jump ship. They really, really want him— so much so that they sent him 32 handwritten letters. Thirty-two of them! And they all arrived on the same day.
August 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Penn St. will make uniform changes

The Nittany Lions football team will be adding blue ribbons to their jerseys to support the victims of child abuse, as well as one more modification to recognize the players who did not transfer. 

Via Throw The Flag
August 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Brandon Noble said he would probably not attend PSU now

Brandon Noble was a defensive lineman at Penn State University from 1993 to 1996. He was recently interviewed by ESPN on the Penn State NCAA sanctions that were handed out today and here is a clip of it. Noble played for Joe Paterno and said the reason he came to Penn State was to play for JoePa. Things will definitely be tough in State College for years to come and head coach Bill...
Via Throw The Flag
July 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Penn State football players get a new look

Penn State running back Michael Zordich — seen here during a 5:30 a.m. workout — wears a goatee. His long hair is held in place by a bandanna. That’s right, a bandanna. Now check out this team photo from Joe Paterno’s 2011 Nittany Lions. See the difference? Bill O’Brien is the new Penn State head coach. Clean-cut is out. Times have changed. “Kids are kids nowadays...
February 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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