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O’Brien Sets Record Straight on “Fighters” Comment

The 2013 Coaches Caravan is in full swing and it looks like Bill O’Brien is showing attendees part of his lighter side.

It became somewhat of an internet sensation after the Wisconsin game last season when O’Brien called his team “A bunch of fighters”…or was it fighters? That last word sounded a bit like another word that start’s with “f” although O’Brien has of course maintained that he said “fighters.” You can watch the video for yourself.

In any case, O’Brien made light of the situation at a recent caravan stop in this hilarious video captured by Joe Hermitt of The Patriot-News. Coach O’Brien does a great impression of his mom. Check it out:

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Kevin Horne

Kevin Horne was the editor of Onward State from 2012-2014 and currently holds the position of Managing Editor Emeritus, which is a fake title he made up. He graduated from Penn State with degrees journalism and political science in 2014 and is currently seeking his J.D. at the Penn State Dickinson School of Law. A third generation Penn Stater from Williamsport, Pa., Kevin is also the president of the graduate student government. Email: [email protected]


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