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  • USC football: Lane Kiffin applauds easing of Penn State's punishment

    USC football: Lane Kiffin applauds easing of Penn State's punishment
    USC Coach Lane Kiffin said Tuesday that he thought it was "awesome" that Penn State's punishment will be gradually lightened by the NCAA and that he has "always" thought that USC deserved the same. But Kiffin, speaking on the weekly Pac-12 Conference...
  • USC's Pat Haden reacts to NCAA reduction of Penn State penalties

    USC's Pat Haden reacts to NCAA reduction of Penn State penalties
    USC Athletic Director Pat Haden reacted with the following statement to news the NCAA has reduced scholarship penalties on the Penn State football program stemming from the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal.  "Like the rest of country, we have just...
  • Bill O'Brien's plan for redshirting freshmen

     
    USA Today Penn State has 39 true freshmen on its roster, 14 of whom are on scholarship. Of those freshmen, eight have played this season: six scholarship players, two run-ons. As he pieces together the 65-scholarship puzzle that goes into......
  • The complete Bill O'Brien conference call

     
    As his nearly 30-minute session Wednesday with reporters dragged on, Bill O'Brien went from angry to impatient. "How many more questions?" he asked the conference call's moderator. "Six," was the response. "Six?' O'Brien asked. "How about three." That was...
  • BIll O'Brien radio show recap

     
    Before causing fainting spells by admitting he has not been to the Creamery, head coach Bill O'Brien had this to say on his weekly radio show. GET UP EARLY The coach again implored students to be on time for Saturday's......
  • Bill O'Brien transcript

     
    In his weekly press conference, Bill O'Brien discussed his team's approach after the bye week, his relationship with Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz and his love of Twitter. Here's the transcript, courtesy of the fast typists at ASAP Sports. Q. How......
  • Bill O'Brien on Penn State's uneven play, Kyle Carter's status and more

     
    BIll O'Brien said his team has moved on from last week's loss to Ohio State, but not without learning a few things about itself. "I don't think anyone played particularly well, nor did we coach well," O'Brien said of the......
  • Bill O'Brien says he won't beg fans to attend last two games, but he's not above using guilt

     
    Attendance, particularly in the student sections, could be an issue for Penn State's last two home games, which fall during Thanksgiving break. Bill O'Brien made his plea this week for students to spend some of the holiday in State College.......
  • A Penn State recruiting video, starring Bill O'Brien

     
    Bill O'Brien has been offering his vision of Penn State in recruiting visits, speeches interviews and Coaches Caravan handshake sessions. Now, he has put them to video. Penn State released this recruiting video under its "Next Level Recruiting" banner....
  • A feel-good story about Bill O'Brien and Penn State on HBO's Real Sports

     
    Image from HBO Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel Following last week's Sports Illustrated story, and Bill O'Brien's angry rebuttal, Penn State gets a feel-good story this week from HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel. The program, which debuts at 10......
  • Raise isn't the big news of Bill O'Brien's new contract

     
    Yes, Bill O'Brien's amended contract will deliver about a $1-million raise for 2013 and will pay him about 50-percent more money over the next four years. Read more about it here. But that wasn't the most interesting component of Penn......