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Bill O'Brien

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  • Is that Bill O'Brien dressed as the Nittany Lion?

     
    Courtesy Penn State Bill O'Brien said on his radio show Thursday that he had a Halloween costume. Well, here it is. O'Brien came to practice Thursday dressed as the Nittany Lion. Penn State posted some video footage to its Facebook......
  • Five questions with Bill O'Brien

     
    Bill O'Brien discussed Minnesota, Akeel Lynch, Matt McGloin and Bill Belton at his weekly press conference. Regarding Lynch, O'Brien said that the running back sustained an MCL sprain against Ohio State, which caused him to miss last week's game against.....
  • 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........
  • Can Bill O'Brien dunk?

     
    Members of the Penn State football team visited Nittanyville (formerly Paternoville) outside Beaver Stadium on Wednesday night, bringing pizza and a football coach who tries to dunk a basketball. Can Bill O'Brien dunk? Watch the video here, courtesy of...
  • NFL Black Monday roundup: A look at the coaches who have been fired

    NFL Black Monday is here, the traditional day when teams fire their head coach. The ax has fallen multiple times already today. Here's a look at who is gone:   Lions fire Jim Schwartz Jim Schwartz is out in Detroit. The Lions fired their coach...
  • Peyton Manning will keep NFL single-season yardage record

    Upon further review, NFL record keeper Elias Sports Bureau agrees with game officials that Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning passed for 266 yards on Sunday against the Oakland Raiders to eclipse the single-season passing yardage record of Drew...
  • Executive: Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell expected to interview for Lions, Redskins' head coaching jobs

    Executive: Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell expected to interview for Lions, Redskins' head coaching jobs
    Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell is set to interview Friday for the Detroit Lions' head coaching vacancy next week, according to Fritz Pollard Alliance chairman John Wooten. "He has a great shot," Wooten said Thursday in a text message to The...
  • Terps Trio: Wes Brown's potential, nonconference basketball games and Penn State coaching fallout

    Terps Trio: Wes Brown's potential, nonconference basketball games and Penn State coaching fallout
    How important is the expected return of suspended Maryland running back Wes Brown for next season? Jeff Barker: I thought Brown looked like Maryland’s most talented running back in his freshman season of 2012. So, it’s significant. Running...
  • James Franklin would become one of Terps' top rivals if hired by Penn State

    James Franklin would become one of Terps' top rivals if hired by Penn State
    When he was a Maryland quarterback, Chris Turner told a story of his phone once ringing at 4:34 in the morning. It was passionate, intense James Franklin — an amped-up electron of a football coach for whom sleep is apparently an overvalued...
  • 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,......