With the rumors that former Maryland quarterback Danny O'Brien has an interest in playing at Penn State this fall, new Nittany Lions head coach Bill O'Brien confirmed the quarterback's interest in playing for the program on Wednesday afternoon.
Bill O'Brien "Danny O'Brien is interested in Penn State...I told the team I'll do anything I can to improve the team within the rules"— Ben Jones (@Ben_Jones88) March 14, 2012
The head coach also announced the three quarterbacks that will compete at spring practice to be Penn State's starter for the upcoming season.
Bill OBrien said McGloin, Bolden and Paul Jones will compete at QB in spring. jones eligible for now.— Richard Scarcella (@nittanyrich) March 14, 2012
Matt McGloin and Robert Boldin split time at quarterback last season for Penn State. Paul Jones, who missed last season for academic problems, remains eligible at this point, yet it remains to be seen if he will be eligible this season.
For more on Penn State football, check out Black Shoe Diaries. Also, check out Tuesday's SB Nation Pittsburgh feature on Penn State's quarterback situation.