Penn State hires Patriots assistant Bill O'Brien

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  1. cuppacoffee

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    Great idea, hire the guy from the NFL team that recently got caught cheating. That will raise the bar for integrity at Penn State...
     
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    On the other hand, nobody wanted this job. They were lucky to get somebody with as much experience as O'Brien.
     
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    Hmm. I thought they would make a beeline for Munchak.
     
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    For those questioning why OB left, this paints the full ugly picture of post-Paterno Penn State...


    Penn State's Administrative Dysfunction Pushed Coach Bill O'Brien Back To NFL
    What a mess... :mariopalm:
     
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    Thanks for posting that. Interesting.

    It's academia. That world sucks. I worked in academia for a brief period, and I never will again. Ever. Some people are cut out for working in academia, some are not. Straight shooters like O'Brien are not a good fit for that crazy world. Too much politics and bs. Saw it first hand.


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    Read an article about Joyner in Sports Illustrated a year or so ago about his path to becoming the AD up at Penn St. To me, it seems safe to say that this guy is a snake who would step on anybody to get what he wants.
     
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    Marshall Not pretty, but ALIVE!

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    Please don't insult the snakes.
     
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