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Penn State Alum Munchak Named Coach Of Titans

It seems as though former Nittany Lions are the  favorite pick for head coaching positions this year. Tom Bradley was courted by UConn, Temple and Pittsburgh, Al Golden left Temple to become the new coach at Miami and Paul Pasqualoni ended up being named the new coach at Connecticut. Penn State can now add one more alum to the list of football head coaches, although this newly hired coach has made it to the big stage.

Former Penn State offensive lineman Mike Munchak was namedthe new head coach of the Tennessee Titans on Monday after spending 14 years as an assistant coach with the team. Munchak played on the offensive line during his time at Penn State and after he graduated in 1982, he was taken by the Houston Oilers (who are now the Titans) with the eighth overall pick in the NFL Draft. He shone throughout his 11-year career and was enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2001.

After Jeff Fisher resigned as head coach of the Titans last month, some Penn State fans became weary that Munchak would take the Tennessee job and Penn State would lose out on another option to replace Joe Paterno once the legend stopped coaching. This has turned out to be the case and the Nittany Lions are now another man down when it comes time to start the football program in a new direction.

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Dan Vecellio

Dan is a graduate student in meteorology, hailing from Bradford, Pennsylvania. His interests include sports, Penn State and commons cheesesteaks. Feel free to contact me through my email or follow me on Twitter.

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