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O'Brien Says Main Goal is to Keep Team Together
(AP) -- Penn State coach Bill O'Brien says his priority right now is to try to convince his current players from transferring.

During an interview on the ''Dan Patrick Radio Show'' on Tuesday, O'Brien said the toughest of the NCAA sanctions imposed on Penn State was the decision to allow current players to transfer immediately without restrictions.

He says he has tried to emphasize the quality of a Penn State education, and he and his staff's ability to prepare players for the NFL as reasons for current Nittany Lions to stay.

He has received a lot of ''positive feedback from our players.''

O'Brien said: ''Right now my main goal is to keep this 2012 football team together and that's what I am working hard to do every single day.''
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