According to Sports Illustrated Senior Writer Pete Thamel, Penn State’s top recruiter Larry Johnson Sr. is close to leaving Happy Valley after spending the last 15 seasons there as an assistant coach and serving as one of the teams top recruiters.
Iowa State offensive coordinator Mark Mangino joined Colin Monday evening and the former head football coach at the University of Kansas told Dunlap that his familiarity with the Big 12 conference and football teams coached by current ISU head football coach Paul Rhoads are what helped him make his decision.
Penn State has hired James Franklin as its next head coach.
CBS Sports Columnist Bruce Feldman broke the news earlier today that Vanderbilt Head Coach James Franklin has emerged as the frontrunner to replace Bill O’Brien at Penn State. He then joined Starkey and Mueller on The FAN to tell us whether or not he’d accept the job if offered.
Lead CBS college football analyst Gary Danielson joined The Fan Morning Show on Monday to offer his insight on a number of major stories in college football, including Penn State’s coaching search.
One day after being fired as head coach of the Tennessee Titans, Mike Munchak will get an interview at his alma mater, according to a report.
Penn State will interview Miami coach Al Golden on Saturday.
Bill O’Brien is leaving Penn State’s reclamation project in his successor’s hands.
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.
James Conner rushed for 229 yards — breaking a Pitt bowl record held by Tony Dorsett — and Chris Blewitt kicked a tiebreaking field goal with 1:17 remaining, lifting the Panthers to a 30-27 win over Bowling Green on Thursday night in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl.
With the BCS’s 15-year rule atop college football about to close, let’s take a look back at the 10 worst head coach hires of the era – and see if we can learn anything from these disasters.
Each bowl game will carry a different storyline with its game, which helps to make each game unique. Colorado State has already served up one of the more unbelievable endings we will be sure to see this bowl season, with a wild rally against Washington State in the New Mexico Bowl. If that was a preview of things to come this bowl season, hang on tight!
College Football Spotlight: Texas And Army Coaching Searches On Different Levels With Same Goal, Restore Pride
Army will never be a dominant force in college football the way Texas can be, but both programs have a special place in college football’s history. Seeing them each reach their expectations is capable if the right coach is brought in.
The Heisman Trophy will be presented Saturday evening in New York City. Winston’s name should be at the top of the list as college football’s most impressive player from the start of the season through the championship games. Everything else after that is purely a guess.
Are the two best teams in the country right now scheduled to collide in Pasadena, California? It would be difficult to prove otherwise.