Toledo, OH-based sports photographer Andrew Weber shot coach Bill O’Brien’s Penn State debut vs. Ohio.
Following the Boise State at Michigan State game Friday night, I decided it was time to pull the impossible! Drive 453 miles overnight from East Lansing, MI to State College, PA to shoot Bill Oâ€™Brien leading the NittanyÂ Lions onto the field for the first time in 2012.
Letâ€™s go back in time a little bit
In January 21, 2012 I got a phone call from my assignment edit that Joe Paterno was very ill and had been admitted to the hospital in Penn State. So I packed all of my gear and clothes quickly as I could to drive overnight to State College so I could arrive early morning ready to work. As I was driving I was thinking to my self that Joe Paterno is the biggest name in college football, he is Penn State, he has been a coach at Penn State for 61 years. For something to happen to Joe Paterno would be a huge fall for college football and the State College community.
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