Mike Munchak Penn State's Top Coaching Candidate, According To Report

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is reporting that first-year Tennessee Titans coach Mike Munchak is the top pick to become the next head coach of the Penn St. Nittany Lions, according to their sources.

The 51-year-old Munchak is a former PSU offensive lineman and Pro Football Hall of Famer. He has spent his entire professional career with the Titans/Houston Oilers franchise. He played for the team for 12 seasons and transitioned directly into a coach with the team.

Munchak and the Titans are currently in the playoff hunt and must win this weekend for a chance to make them.

According to the Post-Gazette, Green Bay Packers quarterbacks coach Tom Clements appears to be the second choice. Clements is a former Notre Dame quarterback and previously spent time as the Pittsburgh Steelers QB coach.

Related: Jerry Sandusky fallout, replacing Joe Paterno, and Penn State's movement to support sexual abuse survivors. For more on the Nittany Lions, visit Penn State blog Black Shoe Diaries. More college football news.



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