Few are going to be completely pleased with the NCAA's decision on Tuesday to ease sanctions and restore some scholarships to Penn State.
Critics see it as backtracking against a football program caught up in a ghastly child sexual abuse scandal. Fans who believe the NCAA never should have hit the program in the first place wonder why not have all the penalties lifted.
And just about everyone can agree that despite its mammoth rulebook and endless subcommittees, the NCAA continues to just make things up as it goes along.
For the future of Penn State football, however, there is really just one opinion that matters: that of current head coach Bill O'Brien.
The NCAA, heeding a positive official progress report on the school from former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell and under lobbying by the Big Ten, decided to allow Penn State to sign 20 players this coming February ratherRead More »from Sanctions eased, Penn State can now concentrate on keeping its most important recruit