Found January 04, 2012 on Niner Insider:
It appears offensive coordinator Greg Roman won't be leaving the 49ers. At least not to become the head coach at Penn State. According to ESPN , Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien will meet with school officials Thursday and has emerged as their top choice. The report follows similar...

Report: Penn State To Hire Bill O'Brien As New Head Coach

Penn State has hired a new head coach for the first time in over 50 years.According to a report from ESPN, Penn State has hired New England Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien as it's new head coach.The report has yet to be confirmed by Penn State.If the report is true, it is likely that O'Brien would continue to coach in New England until the Patriots are...

Bill O'Brien Is 'Clueless,' Knows Nothing About 'Tangible Standard at Penn State,' Says Former Star Brandon Short

Some people are happy that Penn State finally found a new head coach. Others, such as former Nittany Lions star linebacker Brandon Short, aren't. Short sure with his comments regarding the team reportedly hiring Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien, according to USA Today. "There is a tangible standard at Penn State that this poor [O'Brien] guy knows nothing...

Fan Tab Shows 1% Confidence in Penn State

Following Penn State's TicketCity Bowl loss to Houston, the Fan Tab confidence rating in the Nittany Lions was set at 50%. Over the following days the confidence rating started to trend upward. Then the news of Bill O'Brien being named the next head coach at Penn State spread like a wild fire, and this happened...     If this doesn't demonstrate just how much the...

Penn State Coaching Search – A Fiasco Of The Highest Order

I am a proud alumnus of Penn State. What I am not proud of is this coaching search. Most college coaching searches these days take under two weeks. Penn State players, alumni, former players and fans waited over two months to hear who their new coach would be. And in an instant, everyone was blindsided. Penn State’s [...]

Initial reaction negative to O'Brien's reported hiring

Former Penn State linebacker LaVar Arrington took to Twitter on Friday to express his disappointment over the reported hire of New England Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien as Penn State's new head coach. Alums I will always love you and the Penn State I knew But until there's a new board and new leadership they can have their corrupt/disgusting school that...

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Bill O’Brien will interview with Penn State Thursday

Perhaps Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien will wind up coaching at Penn State next year after all. O’Brien will interview for the head coaching position on Thursday, according to Jason La Canfora of NFL Network writes that the “potential to strike a deal is very real.” That could be O’Brien’s way of telling any…

Penn State memos show funding fears, effort to mute scandal

Penn State's board of trustees and president focused on repairing the school's tarnished image and braced for financial backlash in the immediate aftermath of the child sex-abuse scandal that erupted two months ago, going so far as to recommend reminding any outraged donors that they wouldn't get their money back, according to internal memos obtained by The Associated...

Report: Penn State hires Patriots' Bill O'Brien as new football coach

Forty-six years after it hired Joe Paterno as its head football coach, Penn State reportedly has replaced the tarnished legend with another middle-aged Brown graduate.

Roman calls Penn State a ‘lifetime job’ but is loving life with 49ers

Tue, 3 Jan 2012 17:41:09 CST

49ers' Roman sees Penn State as a 'lifetime job'

Tue, 3 Jan 2012 15:08:33 CST

Report: Penn State hires Patriots assistant Bill O'Brien

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Samsonite Make Your Case: Will Bill O'Brien's departure be a distraction to the team?

The Patriots are about to lose offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien to Penn State, but how will it affect the team in the upcoming playoffs?
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