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Reported Head Coach Hire Arrives

New England Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien arrived at the University Park airport’s general aviation facility around 7:00 p.m. on Thursday evening in a night-time entrance that came just hours after interim head coach Tom Bradley had reportedly been terminated by the university (edit 8:09 p.m. Bradley has denied this report) and Jay Paterno left the Lasch Building in tears.

O’Brien’s arrival would seem to mark the beginning of a new era for Penn State football, as it certainly marks the end of Bradley’s time as head coach. But even President Erickson’s recent promise of increased transparency, the university has remained silent as the search for Joe Paterno’s replacement neared completion. Even with O’Brien in town and the current staff apparently informed of their impending doom, the university hasn’t shared an official version of what is actually going on. There haven’t even been plans announced for a press conference yet. O’Brien is at the Bryce Jordan Center currently, with a media storm brewing that’s only going to get bigger in the days to come.

We’ll be providing live updates throughout the evening using the liveblog feature below. Check back here and on Twitter @OnwardState often for coverage on this developing story.

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