Could Penn State coach jump back to pro ranks?




Staff and wire reports

   As NFL owners and executives revisit the success of college football coaches at the pro level, Penn State’s Bill O’Brien might be on more short lists than Oregon’s Chip Kelly, and that would include the Cleveland Browns and Philadelphia Eagles, according to league sources.

   O’Brien would not necessarily jump at any NFL opportunity, but if he did leave Penn State it would qualify as a surprise after the former Patriots offensive coordinator was named the Big Ten Coach of the Year in his first season as the Nittany Lions coach in 2012.

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