There's no denying Bill O'Brien came to Penn State at a critical time, and he has certainly earned his place in Penn State's history. He gave us two seasons we will never forget, and provided a much needed beacon during the darkest days we've ever known.
Coach O'Brien personifies responsible stewardship. He has, in 12 months, exhibited far more leadership than the supposed leaders of our University. And as for the direction of the University's athletic programs as we enter 2013, we eagerly await the hiring of a qualified, permanent athletic director.
Running a top Division 1 football program is not easy, especially one like Penn State where the level of achievement on and off the field is always one of the best in the country. However, this past season was even tougher as Penn State had the added burden of the NCAA’s sanctions, the country’s misperception … Continue reading Running a top Division 1 football program is not easy
by Gary Levitt And so the first week ends. Bellefonte is all a-twitter. And the rest of the country is hanging on every character. When I was growing up, it was a common movie cliche to show fedora-clad, cigar-chomping reporters rushing out of the courthouse to be first at the pay-phones calling in copy before … Continue reading Trials in the Time of Twitter, Trolls and Talking Heads