Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Sports column

January 8, 2014

As Paterno's successor, O'Brien didn't get his due at Penn State

(Continued)

“For any ‘Paterno person’ to have any objection to what I’m doing, it makes me wanna put my fist through this windshield right now.”

O’Brien, by any fair measurement, was successful at Penn State. What he didn’t consider was that by following Paterno, some simply wouldn’t judge him fairly.



Tom Lindley is a CNHI sports columnist. Reach him at tlindley@cnhi.com. - See more at: http://www.cnhinews.com/cnhins_sports/x1186891820/College-basketballs-snooze-season-almost-done#sthash.hSOuLfdb.dpuf

Tom Lindley is a CNHI sports columnist. Reach him at tlindley@cnhi.com.

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