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Bill O'Brien Reportedly Finalizes Penn State Coaching Staff

The Penn State Nittany Lions have reportedly finished adding assistant coaches under new head coach Bill O'Brien (via However, Penn State football SID Jeff Nelson tweeted that the school will not announce the coaching staff officially until

all University employment procedures have been completed (via Twitter)

O'Brien reportedly added South Carolina special teams coach John Butler and New England Patriots offensive assistant George Godsey to his staff. Butler will likely coach defensive backs while Godsey will be the quarterbacks coach.

O'Brien wanted to have his staff in place by today. It appears that the only members that aren't currently staffed are GA positions.

Here's a list of the new Penn State coaching staff from Black Shoe Diaries:

Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator - Bill O'Brien
Defensive Coordinator - Ted Roof
Quarterbacks Coach - George Godsey
Running Backs Coach - Charles London
Wide Receivers Coach - Stan Hixon
Tight Ends Coach - John Strollo
Offensive Line Coach - Mac McWhorter
Defensive Line Coach - Larry Johnson
Linebackers Coach - Ron Vanderlinden
Defensive Backs Coach - John Butler
Strength Training - John Thomas

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