PENN STATE NITTANY LIONS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Bill O’Brien rants about Penn State’s Paterno loyalists

Penn State head football coach Bill O’Brien will begin 2014 as the new head coach of the Houston Texans. The deal should be announced within the next few days, league sources told ESPN.com. O’Brien — who took over the crippled Nittany Lions in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal and Joe Paterno’s resignation under fire — was fed up with Penn State and...
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10 candidates to replace Bill O'Brien

After a two-year stint at Penn State, Bill O’Brien has decided to leave for the NFL and the Houston Texans. O’Brien guided Penn State...
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Report: Penn State could make a push to hire Greg Schiano

With the chance that head coach Bill O’Brien will leave Penn State for the NFL,  the Nitany Lions are thinking about making a push for former Rutgers and current Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano,  according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. From #NFLGameDay: Penn State is preparing to lose Bill O’Brien. Their AD is ready to make a strong push for #Bucs coach Greg Schiano...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill O’Brien told five-star recruit he’s not leaving Penn State

Despite a report from earlier today that the Texans and Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien are working on a contract,  a five-star recruit named Thomas Holley claims O’Brien told him he’s not leaving. 5-star DT Thomas Holley says #PSU coach Bill O’Brien told him O’Brien “isn’t going” to Texans http://t.co/mNM94RbSR4 We’ll see if this holds — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill O’Brien to the Houston Texans, that’s the rumor

The Houston Texans are rumored to be on the verge of hiring Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien, formerly the New England Patriots offensive coordinator, to replace Gary Kubiak.
Via College Football Section
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State's Bill O'Brien to interview with Texans

Current Penn State head coach and former New England Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien is set to become a very popular man for the few NFL teams seeking a new head coach. The first in line to kick the tires will be the Houston Texans, who fired Gary Kubiak on December 6th. The NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported on "Around the League Live" that O...
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Report: Penn State's Bill O'Brien wants NFL buyout reduced

Penn State head football coach, and former New England Patriots offensive coordinator, Bill O’Brien wants to head back to the NFL so badly that his NFL contract buyout has been dramatically reduced. O’Brien took over as head coach of the Nittany Lions during the fallout from the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. The team went 7-5 this season.  
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Two of Penn State’s top assistant football coaches given pink slips

The Penn State Nittany Lions football team again sent their seniors out with a big upset win over the Wisconsin Badgers over the weekend. As the Nittany Lions start to get ready for the 2014 season they will not only be without those seniors, the Penn State program will be without a two of their top assistant coaches. Please click here to read this story. The post Two of Penn...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State fan creates Xmas lights display that syncs with fight song

When you think of children nestled all snug in their beds, you think about Penn State, right? Uh, actually, don’t answer that. One of last year’s big developments in viral Christmas technology was houses with these huge light displays set to blink along to music. Some people went the obvious route and played dubstep all night — I’m guessing they were the world’s most...
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WATCH: Grandma dominates beer bong at Penn State tailgate

The real winner of Penn State's victory over Purdue was a 75-year old grandma who dominated a beer bong while tailgating outside Beaver Stadium.
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November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: Nittany Lions hold off Purdue, 45-21

STATE COLLEGE, Pa – Zack Zwinak scored three touchdowns and Penn State running backs combined for 289 yards rushing in leading the Nittany Lions to a 45-21 win over Purdue on Saturday. The senior has posted back-to-back 100-yard rushing games after going without one for nearly two full months, dating back to his 128-yard effort in a loss to UCF. A pair of 1-yard TD runs in the...
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November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Penn State punter with epic flop

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November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

NCAA to begin giving back scholarships to Penn State

Citing progress toward restoring athletics integrity, the NCAA has announced they will begin cutting back on some of the scholarship reductions at Penn State, allowing the Nittany Lions to return to 85 scholarship by 2016-2017. The postseason ban is still in place and the remainder of a $60 million fine will still be paid off and no vacated wins have been restored, but the scholarship...
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September 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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Two Sandusky prison letters leaked

Two letters penned by disgraced former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky have been obtained by the media, in which he proclaims his total innocence.

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August 06, 2013  |  Discuss
JOE HOLLYWOOD

Legendary actor to portray Paterno

The lead in the upcoming Joe Paterno biopic has finally been cast, and unsurprisingly, the film was able to land an iconic A-list actor. 

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January 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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