Report: Patriots' assistant Bill O'Brien interviews for Penn State job

Friday January 6th, 2012

New England Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien interviewed for the head coaching position Thursday at Penn State, his agent told the Associated Press.

O'Brien's agent, Joe Linta, told the AP his client was "flattered by the interest."

After 14 years at the collegiate level, O'Brien joined the Patriots' coaching staff in 2007. This has been his first season as offensive coordinator.

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