The Early Lead: Bill O'Brien


Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 01/01/2014

Why Bill O’Brien left Penn State for the Houston Texans

An NFLer at heart, coach was frustrated by politics and Joe Paterno’s legacy.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:53 AM ET, 01/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill O'Brien, NFL, Penn State

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 12/16/2013

Five reasons why the Redskins should pursue Bill O’Brien

If the Washington job opens up, the Penn State coach might be the right man to replace Mike Shanahan.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:52 AM ET, 12/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill O'Brien, NFL, Washington Redskins

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 12/15/2013

Bill O’Brien back to NFL? Texans, Vikings interested, report says

Penn State coach was a successful assistant under Bill Belichick in New England.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:16 PM ET, 12/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill O'Brien, NFL, Penn State

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 09/24/2013

Penn State decision angers Jay Paterno but may help school keep Bill O’Brien

NCAA approves gradual restoration of football scholarships that were part of the Jerry Sandusky penalty.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:40 PM ET, 09/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill O'Brien, College Football, Jerry Sandusky, Penn State

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 01/04/2013

Bill O'Brien will stay at Penn State

NFL teams will just have to wait as coach says, "I'm not a one-and-done guy."

By Cindy Boren  |  09:08 AM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill O'Brien, College Football, Penn State

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 12/31/2012

Penn State's Bill O'Brien is target for NFL teams, report says

The NFL coaching job fair opens today with several college coaches, including Penn State's, likely to be recruited.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:55 AM ET, 12/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill O'Brien, Penn State