Penn State Nittany Lions
Penn State made the announcement Saturday, after the school’s compensation committee met to finalize the contract.
The group, Penn Staters for Responsible Stewardship, calls it a “leadership issue” caused by the university’s trustees.
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.
The Nittany Lions rallied from a nine-point halftime deficit to turn away pesky Mount St. Mary’s 92-82 Sunday.
Donovan Jack’s 18 points, seven blocked shots and seven rebounds enabled Penn State to race past Marshall 90-77 on Saturday.
The Nittany Lions were unstoppable in the second half as they dispatched Longwood 93-67 Sunday.
Penn State suffered a tough 23-30 loss to the Nebraska Cornhuskers in overtime Saturday.
Donovan Jack scored a career-high 18 points to lead all scorers and pace Penn State to a 79-72 win over LaSalle Tuesday night at the Bryce Jordan Center.
Tim Frazier and D.J. Newbill combined to score 48 points to lead Penn State to a 83-71 win over Penn Saturday.
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.
Allen Robinson broke Bobby Engram’s 18-year-old reception yards record as Penn State fell to Minnesota 24-10.
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.
It was the most points surrendered by Penn State and its worst beating in 114 years.
Penn State played with a renewed sense of purpose and intensity Saturday in their 4OT win against the Wolverines.