Report: Penn State Hires Paterno Successor

January 6, 2012 Updated Jan 6, 2012 at 12:09 PM EDT

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Report: Penn State Hires Paterno Successor

January 6, 2012 Updated Jan 6, 2012 at 12:09 PM EDT

Penn State reportedly has a new football coach.

ESPN is reporting the school has hired New England Patriots assistant coach Bill O'Brien as the successor to Joe Paterno. O'Brien's hiring will be announced on Saturday, according to the ESPN report.

Read the ESPN story HERE.