Per ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg, Penn State interim head coach Larry Johnson confirmed that he’ll apply for the permanent head coaching position at PSU.
“I’ll let my work stand for itself,” he said. “I’m not going to change who I am to get this job.”
Johnson would be a popular choice for the players, the alumni and, of course, the Paternoists. He has been a member of the coaching staff at Penn State for 18 years. He is an effective recruiter and an excellent position coach. Whether he has the goods to serve as CEO of the football program, as Joyner calls the head coaching position, is up to the search committee to decide.
Read the article. He was even asked about Vanderlinden.