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Report: Texans Wanted Matt Barkley Over Ryan Mallett

According to a report, the Texans reportedly tried to acquire Matt Barkley before trading for Ryan Mallett.

09/05/2014

James Franklin, head coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions addresses the media on January 11, 2014 at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Penn State Hires James Franklin As Next Head Football Coach

Penn State made the announcement Saturday, after the school’s compensation committee met to finalize the contract.

01/11/2014

Brent Celek #87 of the Philadelphia Eagles carries the ball in the fourth quarter against the Detroit Lions on December 8, 2013 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the Detroit Lions 34-20.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

BLOG: Red-Hot Teams In Freezing Cold Philly

The Eagles, Flyers and Villanova have been on fire as of late.

01/04/2014

File Photo. Head coach Bill O'Brien of the Penn State Nittany Lions celebrates after defeating the Navy Midshipmen 34-7 at Beaver Stadium on September 15, 2012 in State College, Pennsylvania. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Penn State Interim Larry Johnson Eyes Full-Time Job

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.

01/03/2014

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Gallo Goes There: Head Coaches Are Hugely Overrated In The NFL

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.

01/03/2014

File Photo. Head coach Bill O'Brien of the Penn State Nittany Lions celebrates after defeating the Navy Midshipmen 34-7 at Beaver Stadium on September 15, 2012 in State College, Pennsylvania. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Texans Officially Announce They’ve Hired Penn State’s O’Brien

Houston Texans officially announce they’ve hired former Penn State coach Bill O’Brien.

01/02/2014

MADISON, WI - NOVEMBER 30: Head Coach Bill O'Brien of the Penn State Nittany Lions reacts after getting a field goal blocked by the Wisconsin Badgers during the game at Camp Randall Stadium on November 30, 2013 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Penn State Owes Much To Bill O’Brien

Bill O’Brien resurrected the Penn State program the first time he addressed the team.

01/01/2014

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Penn State Alumni Group Blames Trustees For Loss of Coach O’Brien

The group, Penn Staters for Responsible Stewardship, calls it a “leadership issue” caused by the university’s trustees.

01/01/2014

MADISON, WI - NOVEMBER 30: Head Coach Bill O'Brien of the Penn State Nittany Lions reacts after getting a field goal blocked by the Wisconsin Badgers during the game at Camp Randall Stadium on November 30, 2013 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Reports: Bill O’Brien Reaches Agreement With Texans To Become Head Coach

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.

12/31/2013

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BLOG: Dallas’ Problems Vs. The Eagles

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.

12/31/2013

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Reports: Texans Considering Penn State’s O’Brien

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.

12/29/2013

MADISON, WI - NOVEMBER 30: Head Coach Bill O'Brien of the Penn State Nittany Lions reacts after getting a field goal blocked by the Wisconsin Badgers during the game at Camp Randall Stadium on November 30, 2013 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Report: Bill O’Brien To Interview For Texans Head Coaching Job

Bill O’Brien will reportedly interview for the Houston Texans head coaching job.

12/27/2013

File Photo. Head coach Bill O'Brien of the Penn State Nittany Lions celebrates after defeating the Navy Midshipmen 34-7 at Beaver Stadium on September 15, 2012 in State College, Pennsylvania. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Penn State Football Lands Top Recruit Holley

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.

12/17/2013

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Penn State Rolls Over Purdue 45-21 Behind Zwinak

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.

11/16/2013

(Bill O'Brien, in file photo.  Credit: Jamie Sabau/ Getty Images)

O’Brien Praises Penn State’s Resiliency

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.

11/03/2013

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