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Bill O'Brien

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  • Penn State makes it official: James Franklin hired to coach football

    Penn State makes it official: James Franklin hired to coach football
    Penn State has landed James Franklin as football coach, bringing to State College, Pa., the most coveted college football coach in the nation. Although the architect of an amazing turnaround at SEC doormat Vanderbilt denied all week that he had made a...
  • Aaron Rodgers practices, awaits word on whether he'll play

    Aaron Rodgers looked fine on the practice field Thursday. It doesn't mean he is going to play. There was no definitive word on whether Rodgers would be medically cleared to return from his left collarbone injury in time for Sunday's game against the...
  • How Bill O'Brien's 'Brown University speed' helped save Penn State's win

     
    Bill O'Brien put his athletic skills on display twice last week. First, he dunked a basketball at Nittanyville, which you can relive in this video, courtesy of Penn State sports information. Then, the Penn State coach reached a full sprint......
  • 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,......
  • Bill O'Brien recruits a running back from his high school alma mater

     
    Bill O'Brien graduated from Massachusetts's St. John's Prep in 1988 and has spoken favorably of the state's football talent. This weekend, he convinced a running back from his alma mater to change commitments to Penn State. According to the recruiting.......
  • Bill O'Brien talks Ohio State, big games, the veer option and more

     
    Penn State coach Bill O'Brien was in a fairly good mood during his press conference Tuesday, except when he talked about himself. "My least favorite thing to do is to talk about myself as a player or myself as anything,"......
  • Highs, lows and the Bill O'Brien stare

     
    First, this was excellent. The Ohio State band's halftime show saluted "Hollywood blockbusters." One formation featured a dinosaur eating a guy wearing a Michigan jersey. College kids. Then there was this. Two pirate ships. One sank. Note the flags....
  • 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........
  • Bill O'Brien

     
    The "Paterno People" in particular and Penn State Nation in general are abuzz today over the departure of football coach Bill O'Brien, so I figured I would provide a forum here for people to comment. I'll preface my own opinion......
  • Bill O'Brien apologizes for 'Paterno people' interview

     
    In case you missed it Tuesday, former Penn State coach Bill O'Brien made the radio rounds, discussing Penn State, the Houston Texans and more. During those interviews, O'Brien apologized for comments he made in an interview with David Jones of......
  • 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......