Tag Archives: Urban Meyer

Will LJ and Vanderlinden face the Nittany Lions this season?

Penn State ties: Larry Johnson upgrades to assistant head coach at Ohio State while Ron Vanderlinden interviews at Rutgers.

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Once again, O’Brien is a finalist for Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year

Penn State’s Bill O’Brien is a repeat finalist for the Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year honors. He is joined with nine others, including Michigan State’s Mark Dantonio and Ohio State’s Urban Meyer.

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New approach for O’Brien and Lions as they prepare for Ohio State

The Penn State focus of its second bye week was on getting healthy for its prime time showdown at Ohio State.

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Penn State gives Bill O’Brien the big raise that was needed

The big raise: While Penn State rewards Bill O’Brien for a job well done, it also attempts to keep him from the NFL a little while longer.

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Bill O’Brien the No. 13 coach in the nation? That’s about right, for now

The Sporting News ranks Bill O’Brien as the nation’s No. 13 head coach. Expect him to move up such a ranking a year from now.

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Penn State’s Bill O’Brien in the running for more coaching hardware

Penn State’s Bill O’Brien has been named a finalist for his second national coach of the year honor in as many days.

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Looking ahead to Ohio State

The Nittany Lions (5-2, 3-0 Big Ten) have spent the last week gearing up for Big Ten rival Ohio State (8-0, 4-0 Big Ten), and the white-out crowd at Beaver Stadium will likely make it a hostile environment for the … Continue reading

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Penn State’s Mike Mauti talks a good game, too

Mike Mauti not only is arguably the most important player on the field for the Nittany Lions, he’s also the go-to guy in the interview room.

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Could Urban Meyer be Penn State’s next head coach?

There are always rumors and reports about legendary coach Joe Paterno and his longevity on the sideline.  In the latest will-he-or-won’t-he-retire news, a new name surfaced as JoePa’s successor … Check out this post from SBnation.com stating that Penn State … Continue reading

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Does Urban Meyer have a shot?

OK. We know that Joe Paterno plans to patrol the sidelines for at least one more season in Happy Valley. Beyond that, it’s anyone’s guess. JoePa’s plan to return hasn’t stifled all of the coaching replacement discussion, though. One writer, … Continue reading

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