With spring practice starting, Monday is the first day the former offensive coordinator for the New England Patriots can strap a whistle around his neck and start officially coaching the team.
Bill O’Brien’s second day as Penn State’s new leader included a standing ovation after being introduced at a basketball game, and his first meeting with his new players.
Temple and Wyoming will kick off the bowl season on December 17 in the New Mexico Bowl in Albuquerque.
Turnovers, penalties and missed tackles cost the Nittany Lions any hope of hanging with Wisconsin, and a spot in the Big Ten title game for a shot at the Rose Bowl.
Sean Baner kicked four field goals, including two in the fourth quarter to help Delaware rally past Villanova 26-16 on Saturday.
Stephfon Green ran for two touchdowns and the Nittany Lions held Ohio State scoreless in the second half of a 20-14 victory, earning at least a share of the Big Ten’s Leaders Division title.
Jeff Mathews threw for five touchdowns and 548 yards to lead Cornell past Pennsylvania 48-38 on Saturday.
Harvard quarterback Collier Winters threw for a score and ran for another, keeping the Crimson in first place in the Ivy League with a 37-20 win over Pennsylvania on Saturday.
Penn State coach Joe Paterno said he’s shocked by sexual abuse charges brought against former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky and deeply saddened by the allegations.
Chris Polony threw three touchdowns, and Villanova took advantage of Massachusetts miscues in a 35-17 win on Saturday.
Billy Ragone passed for three touchdowns and a career-high 254 yards and Pennsylvania dominated Princeton 37-9 on Saturday to win its fifth straight game in the series.
Joe Paterno broke Eddie Robinson’s record for victories by a Division I coach with No. 409 in Penn State’s sloppy 10-7 win against Illinois on Saturday.
Brown ended Pennnsylvania’s 18-game Ivy League winning streak 6-0 on Saturday on the strength of two field goals by Alexander Norocea.
Andrew Pierce rushed for 158 yards and three touchdowns as Delaware held on through a scoreless fourth quarter to upset Towson 35-30 Saturday night in Colonial Athletic Association action.
Warren Smith threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score as Maine routed Villanova 41-25 on Saturday.