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Open mic day for O'Brien as Penn State wraps up spring practice; QBs play to draw

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    Penn State quarterback Steven Bench (12) throws as the team warms up before their spring NCAA college football game on Saturday, April 20, 2013, in State College, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) (The Associated Press)

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    Snow falls around Penn State quarterback Tyler Ferguson as he calls signals in the first half of a spring NCAA college football game on Saturday, April 20, 2013 in State College, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) (The Associated Press)

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    Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien gives direction as the team warms up for their spring NCAA college football game on Saturday, April 20, 2013, in State College, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) (The Associated Press)

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    Fans pause during a moment of silence for those injured and killed in the Boston Marathon bombings before the start of Penn State's spring NCAA college football game, Saturday, April 20, 2013, in State College, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) (The Associated Press)

Penn State coach Bill O'Brien offered insight into the passing game and a little levity at the Nittany Lions spring game after calling plays over the stadium loudspeakers.

"Don't make me yell at you," he yelled jokingly at a player before calling one play.

Another time, he encouraged fans to start a wave. They made a half-hearted attempt before it fizzled.

Otherwise, the starting quarterback race has been the highlight of spring drills that ended Saturday with the Blue-White scrimmage.

Steven Bench and Tyler Ferguson had their moments and mistakes. O'Brien has said he won't pick a starter until preseason camp in August, after incoming freshman Christian Hackenberg joins the competition.