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.
Bill O’Brien is gone and he isn’t coming back.
Both Penn State fans and rivals are reacting to the Associated Press report that Nittany Lions’ coach Bill O’Brien has agreed to become head coach of the NFL’s Houston Texans.
Bill O’Brien is leaving Penn State’s reclamation project in his successor’s hands.
CBS Sports college football analyst Tony Barnhart says the Alabama/Auburn game this past weekend may be in the top three finishes ever in college football.
Talib Zanna scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half and Pittsburgh pulled away late for a 78-69 victory over Penn State in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.
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.
David Cobb carried 27 times for 139 yards and a touchdown, and Minnesota held Penn State scoreless over the final 33-plus minutes to grind out a 24-10 victory on Saturday, the fourth in a row for the Golden Gophers.
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.
Ohio State was looking for a lopsided win to impress the voters and boost better its BCS standings numbers. The Buckeyes made Penn State paid the price.
Running back Zack Zwinak scored three times for the second consecutive week in leading Penn State to a 34-0 win over Kent State on Saturday.
Blake Bortles passed for 288 and three touchdowns and UCF stunned Penn State 34-31 on Saturday night.
Even with Beaver Stadium’s glaring deserted sections, thousands of “We Are” chanting fans and a home opener still gave Christian Hackenberg some early jitters.
Christian Hackenberg threw two touchdown passes in his first college game and the freshman led Penn State to 23-17 victory against Syracuse on Saturday.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The 2013-14 men’s basketball schedule is coming to fruition little by little for Pitt, which released network and tip-off times Thursday for the annual Big Ten/ACC Basketball Challenge, including its home contest with Penn State.