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October, 10, 2012
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Bill O'BrienChristopher Weddle/Centre Daily Times/MCT/Getty ImagesBill O'Brien has Penn State on a four-game winning streak going into the bye.

No one would have blamed Bill O'Brien if his Penn State team managed to win just two games to this point. No one would have cursed his name if the offense struggled or regressed from last season.

But, somehow, some way, O'Brien and the Nittany Lions have tossed aside low expectations and won four straight heading into this bye week.
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