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Al Golden Joins Penn State Football Coaching Staff

Al Golden was a three-year football letterman and two-year starter for the Nittany Lions.

Al Golden was a three-year football letterman and two-year starter for the Nittany Lions.

Feb. 7, 2000

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - Penn State University announced on Monday that Al Golden, a member of the BC football coaching staff for the past three seasons, has been named linebackers coach for the Nittany Lions.

Golden was a three-year football letterman and two-year starter for the Nittany Lions. Following graduation, he spent one season with the New England Patriots before getting his coaching start at Red Bank, N.J., Catholic High School. He moved to the University of Virginia as a graduate assistant in 1994. He joined former Virginia assistant Tom O'Brien on the BC staff when O'Brien was appointed the Eagles' head coach in 1997.

"We wish Al nothing but the best as he returns to his Alma Mater," O'Brien says. "He has been a very valuable part of our staff for the past three years and he has a bright future ahead."

O'Brien indicated he will begin the search for a replacement immediately.

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