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Report: Bill O’Brien to become Houston Texans’ head coach

12.31.13 at 11:45 pm ET
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Bill O'BrienAccording to ESPN.com, Penn State‘s Bill O’Brien has agreed to become the new head coach of the Houston Texans.

O’Brien, who served as an assistant coach with the Patriots from 2007-12, is expected to officially hired by the Texans no later than Saturday.

The 44-year-old has compiled a 15-9 record in his two seasons with the Nittany Lions, going 10-6 in the Big Ten. O’Brien won conference coach of the year in 2012.

The report states that O’Brien met with the Texans at his Cape Cod home in the days immediately after Christmas. He had already amended his contract with Penn State, lowering the buyout to jump to an NFL team from $19.33 million to $6.48 million.

To read the entire report, click here.

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