Report: Penn State will name Pats' assistant Bill O'Brien head coach

Friday January 6th, 2012

New England Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien will be named the next head coach of Penn State, according to Chris Mortensen of ESPN.!/mortreport/status/155121947011858433

Reports stated that O'Brien had interviewed with the team earlier Thursday, and that he was "flattered" even being considered.

The deal will become official Saturday, according to ESPN, with the terms unknown.

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