PSU news by
Penn State's student blog

Topics

About

Report: Bill O’Brien Interviewed with the Cleveland Browns

An anxious few days for Penn State fans just became more worrisome as a report surfaced that Nittany Lions head coach Bill O’Brien interviewed for the Cleveland Browns head coaching job this week. The news comes from Mary Kay Cabot, a Browns beat reporter for the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Cabot’s story goes on to say that Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and CEO Joe Banner interviewed current Syracuse coach Doug Marrone in Arizona on Thursday and are scheduled to interview Oregon coach Chip Kelly tomorrow. A day and location for O’Brien’s interview was not provided.

While rumors and speculation about O’Brien have swirled for the past few days, this is the first news of an interview actually taking place.

In addition to Cleveland, the Philadelphia Eagles are believed to have O’Brien high on their coaching wish list.

An interesting weekend appears to be on the horizon.

Update: 9:02 p.m. — According to a report from Pete Thamel of Sports Illustrated, Penn State is making a strong push to keep Bill O’Brien in Happy Valley as rumors swirl about his interest in the NFL. Thamel cites an anonymous source that believes O’Brien is “strongly considering staying.” The full story can be found here.

Your ad blocker is on.

Please choose an option below.

Sign up for our e-mail newsletter:
OR
Support quality journalism:
Purchase a Subscription!

About the Author

Drew Balis

Drew is a senior marketing major. This fall, he will be covering Penn State Football for Onward State. He is a huge Philadelphia sports fan and loves THON and Domonic Brown.

Comments

Other posts by Drew

McGloin Named NFL Rookie of the Week

The former Penn State record setting quarterback took home Pepsi Rookie of the Week honors following his impressive first NFL start that resulted in a 28-23 win for the Oakland Raiders on the road against the Houston Texans.

Will Adrian Amos Play Some Snaps at Linebacker?

Willis and Carson Talk Differences Between Butler and Roof

‘Tim’s Law’ Anti-Hazing Bill Approved By PA Senate, On To Governor Wolf’s Desk

“Tim’s Law,” the Timothy J. Piazza Anti-Hazing Law, was approved by the Pennsylvania Senate Monday. The legislation is named after Tim Piazza, who died following a hazing ritual at the on-campus Beta Theta Pi fraternity house in February 2017.  Now that it’s been passed by both Pennsylvania’s Senate and House of Representatives, the bill will move […]

Penn State Fan Receives Kidney From Ohio State Fan

“I’ll have a scarlet kidney but a heart that beats blue and white.”

Send this to a friend