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  1. James Franklin, who unified Vanderbilt fans, will bring Penn Stat...

    Ivan Maisel

    Penn State could use a little of James Franklin's passion. The university is going to get a lot of it.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2014
  2. Bill O'Brien, Penn State Nittany Lions coach, working on deal to ...

    Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter

    Bill O'Brien has emerged as the overwhelming favorite to become the next coach of the Houston Texans, and the two sides are working to get a deal in place within the next week, league sources told ESPN.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2013
  3. 99 Days of College Football

    99 Days of College Football

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2013
  4. Penn State Nittany Lions hit gas with NASCAR offense

    Josh Moyer

    Bill O'Brien's "NASCAR" offense has put a jolt in Penn State, as the Nittany Lions are scoring and winning at a banner clip.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2012
  5. Penn State seeks better balance on offense

    Adam Rittenberg

    According to coach Bill O'Brien, Penn State's offensive line graded out as the best unit on the team in Saturday's opener against Ohio. It's up to O'Brien, the team's offensive play-caller, to put the line to full use in the weeks ahead. Althou...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  6. College football -- Joe Paterno's legacy endures at Penn State Ni...

    Adam Rittenberg

    It was a mass of mixed emotions Saturday at Beaver Stadium. Penn State fans hopscotched between yesterday, today and tomorrow, anger, sadness and hope. If one thing is certain, it appears the Nittany Lions will be stuck between now and then for some time.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2012
  7. Ohio State Buckeyes schedule preview, looking ahead to Penn State...

    Austin Ward

    Ohio State and Penn State have one of the Big Ten's better rivalries, but 2012 is the battle of the banned when Ohio State takes on Penn State at Beaver Stadium on Oct. 27.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2012
  8. Bill O'Brien now has a huge task ahead

    James Walker

    Joe Paterno's legacy is tarnished, and Jerry Sandusky is jail-bound. But one of the people left to clean up the huge mess at Penn State University is former New England Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien. Penn State is expected to face un...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  9. Penn State Nittany Lions coach Bill O'Brien begins to make inroad...

    Ivan Maisel

    Bill O'Brien is balancing two difficult jobs: beginning to make inroads at Penn State while preparing the Patriots for the Super Bowl.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2012
  10. Reaction to Bill O'Brien & Penn State

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Reaction from coaches and players on reports that Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien is Penn State's top choice to become their next head coach: Bill Belichick: "We were just trying to beat Buffalo today and we're mov...

    Blog | January 01, 2012
  11. RTC: O'Brien cherishes time at Penn State

    Tania Ganguli

    Reading the coverage of the Houston Texans... Bill O'Brien returns to coach a football game in Pennsylvania on Monday, for the first time since he left Penn State, where he was the head coach until coming to Houston. He still cherishes his time at...

    Blog | October 17, 2014
  12. Jay Paterno, former assistant William Kenney sue Penn State

    Jay Paterno and another former assistant football coach at Penn State are suing the university over how they were dismissed from the staff when Bill O'Brien was hired as head coach two years ago.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2014
  13. Big Ten's lunch links

    Brian Bennett

    Eyes closed, head first, can't lose. Bill O'Brien called Penn State's bowl ban "ridiculous." The Nittany Lions picked up a commitment from a receiver. The pieces are in place for Jake Rudock and Iowa to be successful. Cardale Jones and J.T. B...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  14. Whisenhunt optimistic in Year 1 with Titans

    Mike Wells

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The AFC South will have two new head coaches next season: Ken Whisenhunt in Tennessee and Bill O'Brien in Houston. O'Brien is returning to the NFL after spending the past two seasons as the coach at Penn State. Whisenhunt, on the o...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  15. RTC: Dysfunction pushed O'Brien to NFL

    Tania Ganguli

    Reading the coverage of the Houston Texans... Missed this story last week, but it's definitely worth reading. John U. Bacon, an author who spent quite a bit of time with Bill O'Brien and his family while they were at Penn State, wrote this piece f...

    Blog | January 29, 2014
  16. Bacon: Dysfunction pushed out O'Brien

    Josh Moyer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Bill O'Brien wasn't pushed out by the "Paterno people," and he didn't bolt from Penn State at the first chance he received either. No, Fourth and Long author John U. Bacon writes, a lot of it had to do with the lack of leader...

    Blog | January 23, 2014