Reports have been circulating the past week about Penn State’s head coaching search but it appears to finally be coming to a close. According to ESPN sources, Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien will take over in Happy Valley.
If this is true, it’s certainly not an ideal hire, but a decent one given everything that has transpired this past year. Hopefully Nittany Lions fans don’t expect him to be an overnight success.
Here are three reasons why it will be a long road back to prominence for PSU.