Bradley has been recognized for his defense’s outstanding performances.
He was named the Associated Press Defensive Coordinator of the Year in 2005 Additionally had Bradley ranked as the 2nd best Defensive Coordinator in the nation before he was named interim head coach in 2011.
He became a full-time assistant midway through the 1979 season.
Over the next 20 years, he coached running backs, wide receivers, defensive backs, linebackers, and special teams.
In 1999 Bradley was named Defensive Coordinator at Penn State.
He received a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and completed a master's in Sports Administration.
A reader writes: I once had a dream that I was running after my boy – he was about two at the time – and he was running away from me down the path of the childhood place I grew up in on summer vacations in the country (not always happy times).
There's a family atmosphere between the staff, the players, and the community. I don't want to go be a head coach just to say I've been a head coach. He coached Penn State for the final four games of the season, including the 2012 Ticket City Bowl.