USA TODAY was first to report that O'Brien would interview Thursday. A person with knowledge of the search confirmed to USA TODAY late moncler jackets Thurdsay that O'Brien would be hired.
The school has been without a permanent coach since Paterno was fired Nov. 9 in the aftermath of the child sex abuse scandal involving former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. Tom Bradley served as interim coach as the Nittany Lions dropped three of their final four games, including a 30-14 loss to Houston in the TicketCity Bowl on Monday.
O'Brien joined the Patriots staff in 2007 and worked his way to his current position this season. New England finished third in scoring at 32.1 points a game and enters the playoffs as the AFC's top seed.
O'Brien had college assistant coaching stints at Atlantic Coast Conference schools Georgia Tech, Duke and Maryland before moving to the cheap moncler jackets for women NFL. He also was an assistant at Brown, his and Paterno's alma mater.
O'Brien was the third person from the NFL mentioned as a possible candidate for the opening. Tennessee Titans coach Mike Munchak, a former Penn State player, denied interest in the job last week.
San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator Mark Roman, who like O'Brien has no direct ties to Penn State, acknowledged this week that he interviewed with the school.
Roman's college coaching experience consists of two seasons at Stanford under Jim Harbaugh before moving to the NFL last January with Harbaugh.
Samsung Electronics Co., the maker of the Galaxy mobile devices, failed to win a sales ban on Apple Inc.’s latest iPhone in Italy, as a global patent dispute between the two companies continues.
A Milan court yesterday rejected the Suwon, moncler outlet South Korea- based company’s bid to block the iPhone 4S in Italy, said Nam Ki Yung, a Seoul-based spokesman for Samsung, confirming an earlier report by Ansa news agency.
Samsung, which today reported a 73 percent cheap moncler jump in fourth- quarter operating profit after selling a record number of handsets last year, also failed to win a sales ban on the iPhone 4S in France last month. Samsung and Apple have been suing each other in multiple countries over patents related to mobile technologies and designs since the iPhone maker accused the South Korean rival of copying its products last year.
“We will review the ruling and consider all available measures to further protect our intellectual property rights and stop this free riding on our technology,” Samsung said in a statement, referring to yesterday’s court decision.
Steve Park, an Apple spokesman in Seoul, reiterated the company’s earlier statement on the dispute that Apple needs to protect its intellectual property against “blatant copying.”
Samsung fell 1.4 percent to 1,040,000 won at the close of trading in Seoul, the lowest level since Dec. 20. The stock was the biggest contributor to the benchmark Kospi index’s 1.1 percent decline.
The South Korean electronics maker overtook Apple as the world’s largest maker of smartphones in the third quarter, helped by the popularity of the Galaxy line of products.