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  1. O'Brien's reduced buyout widens NFL door

    Adam Rittenberg

    Sunday is all about the NFL, and the last two Sundays have brought news that Penn State coach Bill O'Brien could be headed back to pro football. A week after CBSsports.com reported that NFL teams already are reaching out to O'Brien -- and that he'...

    Blog | December 22, 2013
  2. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's like when they cancelled "Party of Five" for the second time. I mean when they cancelled ... sports. Joe Paterno's son says his father was upbeat and at peace in his final days. Penn State coach Bill O'Brien says he's honored to follow JoePa, ...

    Blog | January 24, 2012
  3. PSU's Joyner talks O'Brien, coach search

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State made it official Thursday, announcing Bill O'Brien's resignation as head coach to take the same post with the NFL's Houston Texans. The school also confirmed that longtime assistant Larry Johnson will serve as interim head coach. Athlet...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  4. PSU's O'Brien gets big raise, revised deal

    Adam Rittenberg

    Bill O'Brien arrived at Penn State as a somewhat anonymous NFL assistant with no previous head-coaching experience. His initial contract at Penn State reflected these credentials. Seventeen months later, O'Brien is the reigning Big Ten Coach of th...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  5. O'Brien's agent: Coach committed to PSU

    Adam Rittenberg

    It's a good night for Bill O'Brien and Penn State fans. O'Brien swept both Big Ten Coach of the Year awards after guiding the Lions to an 8-4 record in his first season as a head coach. And O'Brien's agent tells colleague Darren Rovell that O'Brie...

    Blog | November 27, 2012
  6. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Happy May Day. Bill O'Brien begins Penn State's coaches' caravan with a stop in Philly. O'Brien must gauge how much of the offense his quarterbacks can handle. SI.com's Stewart Mandel has details on the college football playoff proposals, inclu...

    Blog | May 01, 2012
  7. Q&A: Penn State QBs coach Charlie Fisher

    Adam Rittenberg

    Bill O'Brien might not have had direct ties to Penn State before becoming the team's head coach Jan. 6, but he wanted some assistants with connections to the school and to the state. He found one in quarterbacks coach Charlie Fisher, a native of Alle...

    Blog | February 24, 2012
  8. Penn State announces six assistant hires

    Adam Rittenberg

    Penn State made it official Thursday and announced the hires of six assistant coaches on Bill O'Brien's staff. All of these names have been previously reported, but here they are again: Larry Johnson, defensive line Ron Vanderlinden, linebac...

    Blog | January 12, 2012
  9. Another NFL assistant in Penn State mix

    Adam Rittenberg

    There's another candidate being mentioned for Penn State's head-coaching vacancy and, surprise, surprise, he's an NFL assistant coach. So who is Penn State's NFL flavor of the day? San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator Greg Roman. Roman's a...

    Blog | January 02, 2012
  10. Is Munchak back in play for Penn State?

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Mike Munchak-Penn State buzz isn't dying down. Colleague Joe Schad reports Saturday that Munchak, the Tennessee Titans coach, is torn about whether to return to Penn State and help his alma mater through the toughest period in program history....

    Blog | December 31, 2011
  11. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Can I take a snow day? Penn State defensive coordinator Tom Bradley is the Big Ten's recruiter of the year, according to Rivals.com. Count Michigan head coach Rich Rodriguez among those who favor an early signing period, annarbor.com's Dave Bir...

    Blog | February 09, 2010
  12. Big Ten lunch links: Zook courts FSU's Trickett

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg Expect the links to have more of a recruiting flavor as we inch closer to National Signing Day. In addition to courting Penn State D-line coach Larry Johnson, Illinois head coach Ron Zook also hopes to...

    Blog | January 13, 2009