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Bill O'Brien

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  • Criticizing Penn State anonymously online? Bill O'Brien wants a word with you

     
    Bill O'Brien has made his disdain for social media very clear. The Penn State coach went even further Thursday on his weekly radio show. O'Brien said he has no time for internet critics, particularly when they direct their ire anonymously......
  • Bill O'Brien calls the NCAA's decision 'welcome news'

     
    Penn State coach Bill O'Brien called the NCAA's decision to reduce the sanctions against his football team "welcome news." Centre Daily Times O'Brien discussed the announcement Tuesday on the Big Ten coaches call. Here's the transcript. Q: When did you......
  • How Penn State's players reacted to Bill O'Brien's departure

     
    Bill O'Brien began calling his players, current and recruited, late Tuesday night after the Houston Chronicle and ESPN broke the news that O'Brien was leaving Penn State for the Houston Texans. Prior to that, players shared their reactions on Twitter........
  • 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......
  • Bill O'Brien discusses spring drills

     
    Penn State coach Bill O'Brien will meet the media and open part of practice Wednesday, giving us another look at the squad before the April 20 Blue-White Game. In the meantime, O'Brien conducted this update with Tony Mancuso of the......
  • Bill O'Brien talks quarterbacks, linebackers and more

     
    Penn State coach Bill O'Brien was asked plenty of football questions Wednesday at the Big Ten media days, a refreshing change (for him) from last year. USA Today Here's a look at what he discussed. QUARTERBACKS O'Brien said he hopes......
  • Revisiting Bill O'Brien's buyout, or 'liquidated damages provision'

     
    Now that the recruiting "dead period" has begun, it's time for Bill O'Brien Watch to commence as well. If you haven't seen the story yet, here's CBS Sports' Jason LaCanfora writing that O'Brien is "ready to return to professional football."......
  • What would it cost USC to hire away Bill O'Brien?

     
    USC's firing of Lane Kiffin early Sunday morning (read about it here) produced a predictable wave of suggestions for the new hire. Bill O'Brien wasn't among them, aside from some columnists suggesting USC athletic director Pat Haden look Penn State's........
  • Bill O'Brien on Akeel Lynch, the bye-week practice schedule and more

     
    Bill O'Brien doesn't hold a press conference during the bye week but did speak on the weekly Big Ten coaches teleconference. Here's the transcript, courtesy of Penn State. Q: I’m wondering if you changed the practice schedule for this week,......
  • Can Bill O'Brien get some love for his defense?

     
    Bill O'Brien had heard enough questions, both good and bad, about his offense and wanted to talk about something else. USA Today “Can we get some defense questions or what?” the Penn State coach asked in his post-game news conference......
  • 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......