O'Brien keeps focus on football

penn state nittany lions 2014 bcs national championship odds

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Amid all the bickering at Penn State over the delicate issues related to football, the football program itself is often stuck in the middle.

View 2014 BCS National Championship Futures

Coach Bill O'Brien would like all sides - no matter their positions - to keep that in mind before the next exchange of verbal volleys.

It's not the ideal backdrop in the middle of spring practice, and with coaches trying to woo recruits amid the NCAA sanctions for the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

Still, O'Brien said Wednesday in an interview with The Associated Press that 61 prospects have taken unofficial visits since the end of the 2012 season.

He says potential recruits get a sense of community in the football program, and he would love for them to feel it outside the program, too.

Bet 2014 BCS National Championship Futures

Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!

 

Recent NCAAF Discussions

2017 Heisman Odds on Wed, Mar 2017 by Blade
College / NBA today on Sun, Mar 2017 by TtomBoBadly
SNOW on Tue, Mar 2017 by Michael Cash
EARLY COLL PLAYS FOR WED. on Wed, Mar 2017 by Timmy1961

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail Updated National Championship Odds With over five months before kickoff of the new season, is Alabama still favored to win it all in 2018?
Thumbnail VA Tech opens as favorites vs WVU Some of the Week 1 lines have been released for college football and Virginia Tech has opened as a small favorite versus West Virginia.
Thumbnail Stanford QB on track for camp Stanford head coach David Shaw said that quarterback Keller Chryst is "right on schedule" for training camp.
Thumbnail Clemson has big challenge this spring The biggest question the defending national champion Clemson Tigers face this spring is who will replace leader Deshaun Watson at...

NCAAF Headlines

NCAAF Team Pages