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Ah, the allure of the NFL.
Bill O’Brien has been on many a team’s radar in recent weeks after winning Big Ten Coach of the Year on the back of an improbable 8-4 season at Penn State. Now that several NFL coaches have been fired and teams are starting to make their overtures, it appears O’Brien is willing to gauge the interest.
O’Brien, who is reportedly getting attention from the Eagles and the Browns for their head coaching jobs, now says he may take an interview or two, according to Sports Illustrated’s Peter King.
Happy Valley alert: I hear Bill O'Brien is strongly considering interviewing with an NFL team.— Peter King (@SI_PeterKing) January 01, 2013
O’Brien said previously that he was committed to staying at Penn State, but the situation has changed since his hiring, with the school being limited for the next several years by NCAA sanctions.
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Gov. Tom Corbett said Tuesday he plans to sue the NCAA in federal court over sanctions imposed against Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal.
The Republican governor scheduled a news conference for Wednesday on Penn State's campus in State College to announce the filing in U.S. District Court in Harrisburg.
The sanctions, agreed to by the university...
We need to come to a realization. Bill O’Brien is an NFL guy in the college game.
The success he had this year while leading Penn State through unparalleled sanctions has made him a hot commodity for many head coaching vacancies. Will most of the talk right now centers around a possible move to the NFL, we’ve also heard rumors about him and other college positions, specifically...
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Fan first. Owner second.
That’s how one could reasonably describe Robert Kraft, who owned Patriots...
A Pennsylvania state senator is suing the NCAA over its use of the $60 million fine that Penn State is paying for its handling of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.
The suit filed in Commonwealth Court Friday by Sen. Jake Corman comes two days after Gov. Tom Corbett filed a federal antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA over the sanctions.
Corman's lawsuit says the state...
Penn State quarterback pledge Christian Hackenberg is impressing practice observers in preparations for Under Armour Game.
Adrian Petesron does not plan on taking it easy next season. Following last night’s game, he had some words for Eric Dickerson, “I’m coming for you”. (Credit: REUTERS/Eric Miller)
Yesterday, as the Vikings took on the Packers, Adrian Peterson fell just nine yards short of breaking Eric Dickerson’s 28 year old record of 2,105 rushing yards in a single season.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) --The NCAA overstepped its authority by imposing hefty sanctions on Penn State University in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett said Wednesday in announcing a federal lawsuit against the college athletics governing body.
Corbett said the university and the state have been harmed by what he called "harsh...
On behalf of the entire staff at Nittany Lions Den, happy new year!
Now, on to business.
For weeks, perhaps months now, we have heard time and time again that Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien is widely considered one of the hot names in NFL coaching rumor mills. A day after Black Monday around the league, seeing the removal of ten head coaches, it appears as though...
RT @profootballtalk: Mort: Keep an eye on Jon Gruden as a coaching candidate wp.me/p14QSB-6QW6 … There you go.
— Peter King (@SI_PeterKing) January 1, 2013
This morning, Chris Mortensen went on “Mike and Mike in the Morning” to say that the seven teams who fired their head coaches on Monday shouldn’t overlook Jon Gruden as a potential coaching candidate. Like all things...
Yeah, this was a little too good to be true...
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett, who apparently, has nothing better to do with his time decided to take the NCAA to court over actions he claims are "unlawful" in administering the sanctions against Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
Here's the press conference in its entirety...
Adrian Peterson is happy that his incredible performance on Sunday against the Green Bay Packers helped the Minnesota Vikings clinch a playoff spot. He may not hold the NFL record for most rushing yards in a single season, but his team will still be playing in January. In the grand scheme of things, that’s all that matters.
However, Peterson wouldn’t be human if it didn’t sting...
Despite missing two key starters, the Penn State wrestling team dominates Southern Scuffle for a third straight year.
A source with knowledge of Bill O'Brien's contract tells FOXSports.com that the buyout amount is closer to $19-million than the $9.2 million widely reported.
The Penn State football coach is believed to be on several NFL teams' head-coaching wish lists after leading a depleted, demoralized and NCAA-sanctioned Nittany Lions team to an 8-4 record just one year after the...
The commonwealth is seeking to have all sanctions against the Penn State football program lifted via an antitrust lawsuit.
When last we left glut alarmist, Peter King, he wondered how it is that Roger Goodell can so deftly brush off criticism for the many things that have gone wrong in the league over the past few years, which OF COURSE are not his fault. Oh no, not in the least. He also wasted our time shaming the executive vice president of the NRA because Peter operates under the mistaken belief that...