Posted January 06, 2012

Report: Penn State will name Pats’ assistant Bill O’Brien head coach


New England Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien will be named the next head coach of Penn State, according to Chris Mortensen of ESPN.

Reports stated that O’Brien had interviewed with the team earlier Thursday, and that he was “flattered” even being considered.

The deal will become official Saturday, according to ESPN, with the terms unknown.