When Penn State Head Coach Bill O’Brien joined the Big Ten conference call yesterday unintentional hilarity ensued.
He took “coachspeak” to a whole new level on Tuesday as he worked the same phrases “really focused on Michigan” or “focus on Michigan” into every response he could. He had five variations of it, within the first three minutes.
Reading in between the lines you can infer from the audio that Bill O’Brien had zero interest in doing this press conference.
You can tell from the audio, via the Big Ten Network’s homepage, that he was in a terrible mood at the time. Likely from the PSU loss to Indiana; the first time the Hoosiers have ever beaten PSU. Thankfully for everyone involved, Bill O’Brien was released early from his slotted time with the media, as the teleconference ran out of questions.
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