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Bill O'Brien

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  • 'Penn State will be back,' former coach Bill O'Brien says

    'Penn State will be back,' former coach Bill O'Brien says
    Bill O'Brien might not ever miss all the recruiting, backslapping, fundraising and other ancillary aspects of coaching at the college level. But less than 10 months removed from moving back to the NFL, there is one thing O'Brien misses already. "I...
  • Penn State should keep looking forward, not back

    Penn State should keep looking forward, not back
    Some of my most criticized columns had to do with the Jerry Sandusky case, Penn State and Joe Paterno. In short, I felt Paterno needed to step down and that the university deserved harsh punishment for the behavior of its top leaders and for...
  • Taking the long view of Penn State's offensive line

    Taking the long view of Penn State's offensive line
    Six seconds from Penn State's loss to Northwestern have become, rightly or not, a digital symbol of the game. Two Penn State offensive linemen, blocking each other, allowed a Northwestern defensive tackle a clear lane to stop Bill Belton for a 2-yard...
  • Penn State's Crook embraces role as backup quarterback

    If not for a broken thumb, a bunch of unanswered emails and one Penn State coach willing to chance a phone call, D.J. Crook might not have been at Beaver Stadium on Saturday afternoon. He might not have been blocking out a screaming student section,...
  • For Penn State players, 'pure excitement' follows NCAA announcement

    For Penn State players, 'pure excitement' follows NCAA announcement
    A total of 49 football players remained at Penn State following the NCAA sanctions in 2012. Among them was linebacker Mike Hull, who considered transferring when the program's future was in doubt. On Monday afternoon, during a hastily called team...
  • Paterno's son, other ex-coach sue Penn State

    Paterno's son, other ex-coach sue Penn State
    Two former assistant football coaches at Penn State University, including the son of disgraced former head coach Joe Paterno, are suing the school for actions they say wrecked their careers in the wake of the child sex-abuse scandal. Jay Paterno, who...
  • Penn State calls football coaches' lawsuit a 'preposterous tale'

    Penn State calls football coaches' lawsuit a 'preposterous tale'
    Penn State is asking a court to dismiss a lawsuit filed by two former football coaches, including Jay Paterno, calling it a "false and preposterous tale" of alleged conspiracy. The university's lawyers Tuesday filed a motion in U.S. District Court to...
  • Former Penn State football coach Jay Paterno hopes to return to the sideline

    Former Penn State football coach Jay Paterno hopes to return to the sideline
    Jay Paterno wants to coach football again, even if it means leaving State College. Until then, the former Penn State assistant coach said he will continue "fighting for the university," though he feels others aren't. "I thought it was very important...
  • Jay Paterno sues Penn State for 'rush to judgment'

    Jay Paterno sues Penn State for 'rush to judgment'
    Two former Penn State assistant football coaches, including a son of the late Joe Paterno, are suing the university, alleging that it fired them prematurely after the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal surfaced. Jay Paterno and Bill Kenney filed a...
  • Joe Paterno's Son Suing Penn State Over His 'Wrecked Career'

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — Two former assistant football coaches at Penn State University, including the son of disgraced former head coach Joe Paterno, are suing the school for actions they say wrecked their careers in the wake of the child sex-abuse...
  • 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...