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Fans Flock to Social Media to React to Bill O'Brien Rumors

by on December 29, 2013 8:45 AM

Reports that Bill O'Brien is working on a deal to leave Penn State to become head coach for the Houston Texans has lit up social media. Fans are posting comments in bunches.

Many people appear upset by the possibility that O'Brien might leave after just two years with the Nittany Lions.

Others say O'Brien has done a great job and has earned the thanks of the Nittany Nation.

Still others are bringing humor to the discussion. Here is a sampling of some of those comments:

On Facebook:

John Tull: "Bill has done an awesome job under crazy and tragic circumstances. If he leaves we all need to wish him good luck and rally around the new guy. The two plus years of bickering must stop. PSU fans need to stay positive, band together and move forward." #futureisbright


Megan DeLany: "nooooo"


Mike Malone: "Bill I hear your dream is to coach in the NFL. NFL jobs will always be there. Build your legacy and bring Penn State back to prominence!"

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