Penn State football
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.
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.
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.
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.
With Penn State limited to 65 scholarship players because of NCAA sanctions, coach Bill O’Brien has said keeping key players healthy is a crucial balancing act.
Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany is praising Penn State’s handling of the NCAA sanctions against the football program.
Bill O’Brien thinks he can do a better job of managing the clock. He wants to improve his communication with his coaches in the press box. Then there are the adjustments for recruiting, practice and team meetings.
If you want to go to the Michigan or Nebraska games, you also have to buy tickets to Eastern Michigan and Kent State.
Penn State will open its 2014 football season against the University of Central Florida in Ireland, the first international game for either team.
Braxton Miller was his usual self, running for 134 yards and accounting for three touchdowns a week after getting knocked out of a game, leading No. 9 Ohio State to a 35-23 victory against Penn State on Saturday.
In front of 97,000 vocal fans eager to just watch football again, Penn State let an 11-point halftime lead slip away as they lost 24-14 to Ohio in Bill O’Brien’s coaching debut.
Center City lawyer Daniel Cevallos says appeals filed by former players, trustees or the Paterno family don’t have a legal leg to stand on.
A CBS News-Quinnipiac University poll finds the state is divided over the penalties imposed on Penn State from the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal.
NCAA officials say their sanctions are meant to punish and correct Penn State’s football program, but the impact is likely to extend much further.