Originally posted on Nittany Lions Den  |  Last updated 1/19/12
This afternoon over on Crystal Ball Run I joined in a discussion regarding the expectations for new Penn State football head coach Bill O'Brien. Here is a glimpse of what I had to say, when discussing O'Brien moving back and forth between Penn State and the New England Patriots and the impact it has on recruiting, if any... I think the fact that O'Brien is handling Patriots and Penn State duties can be overblown. Penn State was already willing to sacrifice going all out in recruiting this season given the circumstances. And O'Brien has been making trips back to State College when he can and has already met with recruits. To some, O'Brien has already been a guy kids can warm up to and there are a couple kids who say they are excited about the future under O'Brien. It could just be words to throw out to guys covering recruiting but O'Brien seems to be handling this recruiting time as well as he can. And if he can bring a Super Bowl ring to his future recruiting trips, it could have s...
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