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Bill O'Brien

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  • Penn State ranked No. 48, Nittany Lions continue to face NCAA sanction challenges

    Penn State ranked No. 48, Nittany Lions continue to face NCAA sanction challenges
    The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2014 season. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our...
  • NFL Analysis: Demise of RBs a myth - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange By Frank Cooney, The Sports Xchange NFL Analysis: Demise of RBs a myth Don't be fooled by rumors that running backs are becoming extinct in pro football. Based on analysis from reporters on every team, The Sports Xchange will show...
  • Injury further burdens Penn State's linebacker depth

    Injury further burdens Penn State's linebacker depth
    As president of Penn State's chapter of Uplifting Athletes, Ben Kline is responsible for the annual Lift For Life charity that has raised more than $825,000 for kidney cancer research. After former coach Bill O'Brien left for Houston, Kline wrote an...
  • Dave Joyner's tangled legacy as Penn State's athletic director

    Dave Joyner's tangled legacy as Penn State's athletic director
    Dave Joyner became Penn State's athletic director in an abrupt way during an impossible time. By his own admission, Joyner considered his first year on the job to be a metaphorical "war zone," which he often addressed with coaches, players and staff....
  • Penn State quickly sells out student tickets

    The Sports Xchange Penn State quickly sells out student tickets Penn State announced that it sold out the entire allotment of student tickets for this season, the first under coach James Franklin. Franklin replaced Bill O'Brien, who left after two...
  • Penn State athletic director set to resign

    Penn State athletic director set to resign
    The man who took the reins of the Penn State athletic department following the Jerry Sandusky scandal is resigning. Dave Joyner told the Associated Press he enjoyed the honor and privilege of working for his alma mater for nearly three years as athletic...
  • What you need to know about UCF and Blake Bortles' Pro Day

    What you need to know about UCF and Blake Bortles' Pro Day
    UCF hosts its Pro Day today, with scouts from all 32 NFL teams possibly in attendance and perhaps a half dozen or more NFL head coaches and general managers taking in the workout. The main attraction: Blake Bortles, the former Knights' quarterback who...
  • Houston Texans officially hire former UCF assistant George Godsey

    Houston Texans officially hire former UCF assistant George Godsey
    The Houston Texans last week officially announced the hire of George Godsey as quarterbacks coach. Godsey was a UCF assistant from 2004-08, beginning as an offensive assistant before coaching the running backs (09-10) and quarterbacks from 2005-08....
  • Texans coach Bill O'Brien eager to see more of Blake Bortles at NFL combine

    Texans coach Bill O'Brien eager to see more of Blake Bortles at NFL combine
    INDIANAPOLIS — Texans coach Bill O'Brien said he looks forward to seeing more of former UCF quarterback Blake Bortles during  the NFL Scouting Combine. O'Brien addressed the  obvious — his many connections to Bortles — during his press...
  • ESPN's Todd McShay projects former UCF QB Blake Bortles will be No. 1 NFL draft pick

    ESPN's Todd McShay projects former UCF QB Blake Bortles will be No. 1 NFL draft pick
    ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay has former UCF quarterback Blake Bortles going No. 1 overall to the Houston Texans in his latest mock draft. Bortles, who led UCF to a 12-1 record and Fiesta Bowl win in 2013, declared for the draft after the season and...
  • Report: Penn State search committee plans to interview Hurricanes coach Al Golden

    Report: Penn State search committee plans to interview Hurricanes coach Al Golden
    A day after initial reports surfaced putting Miami coach Al Golden atop Penn State's wish list for its coaching vacancy, chatter linking Golden to his alma mater continued gaining steam on Friday.  The Pittsburgh-Tribune Review reported late Friday...