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Archive: December, 2012

O'Brien on yet another coach of the year finalists list

Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 3:38 PM
If it’s another day, it must mean more recognition for Penn State coach Bill O’Brien. The Maxwell Football Club of Philadelphia announced Wednesday that O’Brien had been named as one of three finalists for its Collegiate Coach of the Year award. O’Brien joins Notre Dame’s... Read more

Penn State's Bill O'Brien finalist for Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year

Tuesday, December 4, 2012, 1:42 PM
The media has spoken, and now the fans will have their say too. Bill O'Brien was one of the top coaches in the country this season. But was he the best? On Tuesday, the 43-year-old was named one of 10 finalists as the Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year, which "recognizes coaches who demonstrate sportsmanship... Read more

Penn State's Bill O'Brien a finalist for Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year

Monday, December 3, 2012, 4:10 PM
The Penn State football team might be done playing this season, but the national accolades keep pouring in for coach Bill O'Brien. The 43-year-old rookie head coach was selected a finalist for the 2012 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA). O'Brien... Read more

Penn State hoops offers glimpse of life after Tim Frazier

Saturday, December 1, 2012, 6:17 PM
Ever since Penn State’s all-everything guard and unequivocal leader, Tim Frazier, underwent season-ending surgery, Nittany Lions coach Pat Chambers has asked fans not to feel sorry for his team. Because they’re not feeling sorry for themselves. There’s no question Penn State... Read more
About this blog
Joe Juliano has been a staff writer for The Inquirer for 20 years, covering college sports, golf and the Penn Relays.

Joining Joe this season will be John Stuetz, an intern for The Inquirer and senior at Penn State majoring in print journalism and marketing. This is John's third season covering the Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for the Daily Collegian, the university's student newspaper. A native of Glenside, Montgomery County, John graduated from Cheltenham High School.

For Joe, this will be his fifth season on the paper's Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for United Press International from 1976 to 1984.

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