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Penn State Hires Andy Kotelnicki as Offensive Coordinator and the Nittany Lions Are Peach Bowl Bound

Season 8, Ep. 42

Penn State has a new offensive coordinator. The Nittany Lions hired Andy Kotelnicki away from Kansas to bring his explosive offense to Happy Valley. We also learned the Nittany Lions' bowl destination - a Peach Bowl matchup with Ole Miss. Bill and Flip recap a busy few days for Penn State football and look ahead to the coming month.


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