A Penn State plan? Survive sanctions by weakening the schedule, playing overseas

Penn State must have a specific plan to survive NCAA football sanctions over the new few years. 
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Even if some of it’s won’t be popular with the fans. 
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That may mean scheduling even more overmatched non-conference opponents to bolster the overall record, to further help an eye-catching offense and to aid in recruiting. 
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A weaker schedule may not be popular with fans, but it may be necessary for Bill O’Brien and his Lions to survive the next few years.

It seems Bill O’Brien is prepared to strike back however he sees fit.
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“All that matters is winning,” said Ryan Snyder of Blue-White Illustrated. “What you’re trying to do is just get positive attention.” 
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“The more wins and the more points you score, the more kids are interested in playing for you,” said Greg Pickel of Scout.com. 
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Plus, playing a bowl-like game in Ireland could help, too. And that seems to be a very realistic possibility as soon as next year. 
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Make sure to read my column here later tonight about Penn State moving forward.

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