Penn State made the announcement Saturday, after the school’s compensation committee met to finalize the contract.
The Eagles, Flyers and Villanova have been on fire as of late.
Johnson was appointed interim coach this week and can only hope the players’ vote of confidence carries weight when he applies for the permanent job following Bill O’Brien’s hiring by the Houston Texans.
Of the six coaches who were fired at the end of this season, each of them had quarterbacks with a quarterback rating placing them in the bottom half of the league.
Houston Texans officially announce they’ve hired former Penn State coach Bill O’Brien.
Bill O’Brien resurrected the Penn State program the first time he addressed the team.
The group, Penn Staters for Responsible Stewardship, calls it a “leadership issue” caused by the university’s trustees.
According to CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora, Bill O’Brien has reached an agreement with the Houston Texans to become the team’s new coach.
By the time you read this, the Eagles-Dallas game will have been decided. Without Tony Romo, the Dallas Cowboys were expected to lean heavily on running back, De Marco Murray, who had been coming on strong of late. This season, he had surpassed 1,000 yards rushing for the first time in his three-year career.
The Houston Texans have interviewed Penn State’s Bill O’Brien about their vacant head coaching job and he has emerged as a leading candidate, according to media reports.
Bill O’Brien will reportedly interview for the Houston Texans head coaching job.
While rumors swirl that head coach Bill O’Brien is considering leaving his Penn State coaching job for an NFL coaching job, Penn State landed one of the top defensive tackle recruits in the nation today, Thomas Holley.
Zach Zwinak ran for three touchdowns and Allen Robinson set Penn State’s single-season receptions mark, leading the Nittany Lions to a 45-21 win over Purdue on Saturday.
For the better part of two years, Bill O’Brien has repeated that he has a roster full of tough, smart, resilient players. It’s almost become a cliché.
Christian Hackenberg hit Kyle Carter with a 15-yard touchdown pass in overtime and Ryan Keiser sealed the win with an end zone interception, lifting Penn State over Illinois 24-17 on Saturday.