Cup of Joe: Top all-time PSU QBs and Bill O’Brien’s bus tour concludes

And so we begin another week, with the college football countdown creeping toward double digits. Let's get the week started on the right foot, shall we?

Yesterday I shared my top 10 Penn State quarterbacks of all time. Tell me where I'm wrong. [Bleacher Report]

Bill O'Brien says "We got a lot of time for Christian Hackenberg." []

One of the themes of the recent Penn State Caravan seemed to be how Bill O'Brien appears to be settling in to his position within Penn State. Jeff Rice had a good column about it the other day. [Lions 247]

Off the field, Nate Bauer explains how the state's legal battle with the NCAA could actually be doing more harm to Penn State than good. [Blue White Illustrated]

To be fair and balanced, Mark Brennan dive sin to the promise Bill O'Brien made to Joe Paterno. [Fight On State]

Success With Honor

Jordan Hill signed his contract with the Seattle Seahawks. [PennLive]

Around the Big Ten

Jared Shanker of ESPN's recruiting team offered up the pitches for each Big Ten team for the Big Ten blog. For Penn State, a chance to play in Beaver Stadium and in front of passionate fans. The obvious setback, as Shanker notes, is the lack of scholarships and lack of Big Ten title opportunities for a few more years. []

Wisconsin is ranked No. 19 by Athlon Sports this pre-season. [Athlon Sports]

But who should start at quarterback for the Badgers? [Athlon Sports]

Colorado offensive lineman transferring to Nebraska. [Scout]

Penn State's defense ranked fifth in the Big Ten. [Lost Lettermen]

Iowa and Northern Illinois reported to play games in 2018 and 2020. []

Michigan junior safety Marvin Robinson expected to be given a scholarship release today. [@drebwell]

In scores of other games…

The Oregon Ducks await word from the NCAA on a decision on potential recruiting violations. [AP]

Les Miles is a good football coach. His son is a good baseball player, apparently. [Crystal Ball Run]

Colorado QB, offensive lineman charged for second-degree assault. Sources confirm it is the hardest any Colorado player has hit someone in years. [AP]

Not to be outdone, Oklahoma QB arrested after being found passed out on a hill. [Yardbarker]

Nick Saban doesn't have time to worry about what Bob Stoops says about the SEC. [FOX Sports South]

Syracuse will retire Donovan McNabb's No. 5 jersey, according to McNabb. [CBS Sports]

2012 Big East championship rings for Rutgers. [No 2-Minute Warning]

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