After 58 days, Penn State appears to have found its successor to Joe Paterno. Sources have told Chris Mortensen that Bill O’Brien, the current New England Patriots offensive coordinator, will be named head coach, with an official announcement on Saturday.
O’Brien played college football at Brown. His collegiate coaching experience includes stops at Brown, Georgia, Tech, Maryland, and Duke. He has been with the Patriots organization since 2007 and was promoted to offensive coordinator last February. He is currently 42 years old.
Stay tuned for more details.