This will be the first Penn State post I’ve written in months which is solely about football. I’ve got plenty of other posts in which I discuss the obvious problem we’ve just dealt with. There are a bunch of kids who showed the one thing Paterno always preached: loyalty. Now its time to talk about them and the game they play; there’ s plenty of other places to discuss the ugliness of the past nine months.
I’d be lying if I said it didn’t feel a bit strange to be writing about a Nittany Lion football team which now finds itself without the man who built the program. Not only is this team entering the post-Paterno era, but its also one that has some immediate needs on the field.
The dawn of the Bill O’Brien era in State College is going to face some immediate challenges. Contrary to what people…
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