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It’s official: Penn State assistants, including Craig Fitzgerald, leaving the Lions

Penn State loses a load of assistants today, including its strength and conditioning staff, led by Craig “Iron Lion” Fitzgerald.

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Penn State football chat, 8 p.m., Nov. 4

Chat Penn State football with beat reporter Frank Bodani from 8 to 9 Monday night. What do you think about Bill O’Brien, John Butler and the last four games of the season?

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Penn State lands another “Southern” recruiter in assistant Anthony Midget

Bill O’Brien’s Penn State staff is finally complete again: Welcome new safeties coach Anthony Midget, who has extensive Southern ties.

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A fired-up John Butler ready to lead Penn State defense

The excitable, fiery John Butler now will be leading Penn State’s defense. He swears he hasn’t lost his mind. He said he may just look like it on the sideline.

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Penn State’s defensive staff complete … Roof and Butler announced

As expected, Penn State has announced the official hires of Ted Roof and John Butler to complete its new defensive coaching staff. Roof, a former head coach at Duke, will serve as Bill O’Brien’s defensive coordinator. Butler, a Philadelphia native … Continue reading

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Penn State finally begins announcing Bill O’Brien’s staff

Though names of Bill O’Brien’s new coaching staff have leaked out through the week, Penn State has finally announced the official hiring of most of the assistants. Six of the nine members of the football staff were introduced in a … Continue reading

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Penn State’s newest assistant coach? Reports say its special teams’ expert John Butler

The reported eighth and newest member of Bill O’Brien’s Penn State coaching staff has an extensive background coaching special teams. Could the Nittany Lions finally have just one special teams coach again? South Carolina football websites are reporting that John … Continue reading

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