Tag Archives: Bill O’Brien

Belated Nittany Lion review versus Iowa

Penn State visited Iowa this weekend to play a football game against the Hawkeyes. The result was a 38-14 thwomping in which the Nittany Lions dominated every aspect of the game save for garbage time kick return touchdowns. Penn State … Continue reading

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Big Ten Football Tower of Power: The Bottom Rises

Last week’s Big Ten action featured a lot of class warfare, with the dregs of the conference doing battle with the upper echelon. Despite the cream of 2012’s Big Ten crop being decidedly less creamier than in previous seasons, a … Continue reading

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Penn State crushes Illinois 35-7 in Big Ten opener

Woo. What a wild weekend. It seems like a long, long time since Penn State polished off a refreshingly comfortable win over Illinois on Saturday. I was having a good time with some PSU friends at Tonic East while simultaneously … Continue reading

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O’Brien discusses not kicking field goals in weekly presser

Last Saturday with a 20-0 lead over Navy, Penn State faced a 4th-and-goal from the eight-yard line towards in the end of the second quarter. Common sense would seem to dictate a field goal attempt here, especially considering that Penn … Continue reading

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O’Brien likes to gamble and other football presser fun

Probably the biggest positive thing I’ve seen from Bill O’Brien so far in his Penn State coaching career is his willingness to not punt on fourth down. So far this season, Penn State has already gone for it on fourth … Continue reading

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Jones to play tight end and other Penn State notes

The other day I wondered how bad Paul Jones had to be at quarterback to be passed on the depth chart by true freshman Steven Bench, who didn’t inspire confidence with his play on Saturday. Well, it turns out that … Continue reading

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Penn State lost to Ohio 24-14, world not ending

Yeah, of course it was disappointing to watch the Penn State football team lose to Ohio 24-14 in the first game of the 2012 season and the first game of Bill O’Brien’s Penn State coaching career. However, it wasn’t because … Continue reading

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Penn State Media Day features huge O’Brien conference

Alright let’s get to it. Check out the video above by Tony Mancusco of GoPSUSports.com for some sweet player interviews. Before we get to the really long Bill O’Brien press conference, make sure you at least peruse this story about … Continue reading

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Penn State changes uniforms to include player names

Rumors had been circling in the past week, but today changes to Penn State’s 2012 uniforms were finally announced. In addition to a blue ribbon that represents support for child abuse victims, player names will be added to Penn State … Continue reading

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Penn State Football opens practice

On Monday morning, Penn State held its first of 29 football practices in advance of the September 1 season opener. While speaking with reporters, head coach Bill O’Brien said he was so jacked up for the start of practice that … Continue reading

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