1. Larry Johnson Encouraged by Chat He Had with Hackenberg Family

    Erick Hackenberg, the father of PSU starting quarterback Christian Hackenberg, is on record with PennLive as saying the family is gathering information while the Lions' program searches for Bill O'Brien's successor...

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  2. Report: James Franklin Among Top Candidates for HC

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  3. Report: Larry Johnson to Apply for PSU's HC Vacancy

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  4. Quarterback Prospect Michael O'Connor Will Not Enroll at Penn State in January

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  5. Penn State Football: With Bill O'Brien in the NFL, Who Will Replace Him?

    With Bill O'Brien's recent departure to fill the Houston Texans' head coaching vacancy, Penn State is back in the mix for a new leader. The opportunity that O'Brien took seemed like one that nobody wanted back then...

    Troy Weller Written by Troy Weller about 3 months ago 9,933 reads 18 comments

  6. Bill O'Brien's Departure Completes Penn State's Descent into Bleak Anonymity

    It took Joe Paterno decades to build Penn State football into a national powerhouse. It took a terrible scandal a couple of years to deconstruct what Paterno had built. Nobody thought Bill O'Brien would spend decades coaching the Nittany Lions...

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  7. Allen Robinson Thanks Teammates, Coaches on Twitter After Declaring

    Penn State wide receiver Allen Robinson was one of many notable college players to declare for the NFL draft Thursday, forgoing his senior season in Happy Valley. Robinson took to Twitter today to thank his teammates and coaches...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 3 months ago 169 reads 0 comments

  8. PSU Star Robinson Headed to NFL

    Penn State first-team All-America wide receiver Allen Robinson (Southfield, Mich.) has decided to forgo his final year of college eligibility and will enter the 2014 National Football League Draft...

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  9. Penn State Football: Greg Schiano Would Be a Good Hire for Nittany Lions

    As Penn State looks to replace head coach Bill O'Brien, who recently departed Happy Valley to lead the Houston Texans, debate will wage about which coach is the right man for the tricky job...

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  10. PSU to Name New HC in 'Matter of Days'

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  11. How Bill O'Brien Leaving Penn State Will Impact Recruiting for Nittany Lions

    As Bill O'Brien left Penn State for the Houston Texans, I had several different thoughts run through my head: Good for him, you can't really fault him for this decision. Boy, Penn State is pretty much in the same boat it was a couple of years ago..

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  12. It's Tough to Swallow, but Leaving Penn State Is the Right Move for Bill O'Brien

    I remember Bill O’Brien at his first Big Ten media day, absorbing all punches like a seasoned vet who had been put through the meat grinder before...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 4 months ago 7,986 reads 45 comments

  13. Why Vanderbilt Head Coach James Franklin Should Be Penn State's First Call

    The coaching carousel kept spinning on Tuesday night, when Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien left the school after two years to take the same job with the NFL's Houston Texans according to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle , via HoustonTexans .

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 15,500 reads 35 comments

  14. O'Brien Arrived at the Perfect Time; Maybe He's Leaving at the Right Time, Too

    On Dec. 4, I was returning from Penn State's men's basketball game at Pitt when I had a 20-minute phone conversation with Bill O'Brien, who was himself driving on what he said was a recruiting trip...

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  15. Penn State Football: Loss of Bill O'Brien Leaves Nittany Lions Plenty of Options

    In a move that surely smacks of betrayal to the Nittany Lions faithful, Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien has elected to take his talents back to the NFL—this time as head coach of the Houston Texans...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 4 months ago 5,191 reads 18 comments

  16. Penn State Football: Top 5 Coaching Candidates to Replace Bill O'Brien

    At 10:34 p.m. ET on New Year's Eve, ESPN College Football tweeted that the Bill O'Brien is leaving Penn State for the vacant Houston Texans job. Luckily for Nittany Nation, O'Brien left Penn State in much better condition than it was when he arrived...

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  17. Penn State Football Recruiting: 4 Players to Watch in High School All-Star Games

    With both the Under Armour All-American Game and the Army All-American Bowl approaching, Penn State will be well represented in the high school all star games of 2014. Well, at least in one of them...

    Tim Tolley Written by Tim Tolley about 4 months ago 2,057 reads 1 comments

  18. De'Andre Thompkins Remains Set to Early Enroll

    Wide receiver commit De'Andre Thompkins will move into a dorm room at Penn State in about two weeks and officially being his collegiate football career.....

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  19. Holley Remains Committed to Nittany Lions and Is 'Very Hopeful' O'Brien Is Too

    Defensive tackle commit Thomas Holley says the past few weeks have been hectic for him. The Brooklyn, N.Y standout chose to commit to the Nittany Lions over Florida on Dec...

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  20. Penn State Football: 5 Best Moments of 2013

    In Bill O'Brien's second season as head coach, the Penn State Nittany Lions certainly had their fair share of ups and downs in 2013. There were the memorable games like Michigan and Wisconsin; moments that seemed to put Penn State back on the map..

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  21. Hiring a Replacement for O'Brien Would Be Tough

    After two years of sweating Bill O'Brien's departure, the last thing Penn State needs is another guy with one eye on the NFL. .....

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  22. 3-Star OT Chasz Wright Switches to Penn State

    Amid rumors of a coaching change at Penn State, the Nittany Lions were still able to add to its Class of 2014 on Saturday by picking up a commitment from New Berlin (N.Y.) Milford Academy offensive tackle Chasz Wright...

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  23. 5 Penn State Nittany Lions Who Need to Step Up in 2014

    For two years running, Penn State has exceeded expectations and finished above .500. But with Sports Illustrated recently suggesting that Bill O’Brien is heading to the NFL, it doesn ’t appear the sledding will get any easier in 2014...

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  24. O'Brien Reaches out to QB Christian Hackenberg as Coaching Rumors Swirl

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- Whether or not Bill O'Brien makes the jump back to the NFL in the coming days or years remains to be seen...

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  25. Penn State Football Recruiting: Updates on 2014 Commits and Targets

    1/11/14 UPDATE: James Franklin has been hired as the new head coach at Penn State University. Penn State's 2014 recruiting cycle got a lot more exciting in September when ...

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