Published: Jul 26, 2012 2:23 PM EDT
Updated: Jul 27, 2012 6:31 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) - Penn State coach Bill O'Brien says he doesn't know who is recruiting his Nittany Lions and he doesn't care.

O'Brien said Thursday at Big Ten media day that he expects to keep his team intact, despite sanctions handed down this week by the NCAA that will keep Penn State out of bowl games for four years and allows players to transfer immediately.

The punishment stems from the university's handling of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

O'Brien says he doesn't expect to "losing any core, key players."

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