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Penn State's James Franklin made Britt McHenry wear blue

ESPN’s Britt McHenry is in Happy Valley Wednesday to cover Penn State’s National Signing Day happenings, and as most Nittany Lions fans are aware, she’s been tough to miss on campus. McHenry has been wearing a bright red sweater for the occasion, much to the chagrin of PSU head coach James Franklin. In fact, at one point, he handed her a blue Nike windbreaker to wear on top...
Via College Spun
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Could Penn State wear pink and black?

Here is a photoshopped picture of what the uniforms could resemble (photo via Onward State) Penn State possesses some of the most iconic uniforms in all of college football. The blue and white jerseys and pants, the white helmets with the blue stripe down the center and the black shoes are among the most recognizable in the sport because of their simplicity. However, after Penn...
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December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

James Franklin Says Penn State Will Party All The Way Back To The United States After Beating Central Florida

The first college football Saturday of the year got off to an early start, as Penn State and Central Florida squared off in Dublin, Ireland at 8:30 a.m. ET today. The Nittany Lions upended the Knights, 26-24, in what was a hard fought and dramatic game. Penn State won on a field goal by kicker Sam Ficken, who drilled a 36 yard field goal as time expired. After the game, Nittany Lions...
Via College Spun
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: James Franklin contacted alleged rape victim

A new filing by the defense in the case involving rape charges against four Vanderbilt football players alleges that the team’s former coach James Franklin contacted the alleged victim. Franklin is now the head coach at Penn State, and if this report proves to be true, it could cause big problems for him at his new school. In the filing, the defense claims that Franklin and strength...
Via Rumors and Rants
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

James Franklin leaves Vandy, ‘Dores due for new head coach

Vanderbilt head coach James Franklin’s name has been floating around colleges across the country thanks to the impressive amount of success he has at the helm of the Commodores’ program, and it looks like the former Maryland head coach-in-waiting has cashed in his chips and moved on to a bigger job. Sources across college football have indicated that Franklin has accepted Penn...
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Vandy has viable coaching options if Franklin bolts for Penn State

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Whenever James Franklin officially accepts the head-coaching job at Penn State, as expected, Vanderbilt athletic director David Williams must pivot quickly to replace one of the program’s most successful leaders. Franklin took Vanderbilt to bowl games in each of his three seasons (winning two), along with nine victories apiece over the past two seasons -...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Size makes a big, big difference for Missouri's receiving corps

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri quarterback James Franklin says he doesn't get the urge to rear back and heave a pass just so he can watch his Megatron-sized receivers go up, up and up to bring the ball down. "No sir, I like to throw an accurate pass," Franklin says. But he allows himself a smile at the thought. "It's comforting to know that if I throw a jump ball, more times than not...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Franklin gives Mizzou a chance

The streamers were still falling from the Georgia Dome ceiling when some disappointed and disgruntled folks turned their attention to James Franklin on Twitter. Franklin "sucks" and "is a terrible quarterback" were two early remarks. But there were plenty more unfortunately. "This game was lost because Franklin had a terrible day passing." "James Franklin should've never came back...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Franklin's return to form gives Mizzou added confidence

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Through it all, James Franklin is thankful. The Missouri senior quarterback is thankful for the win over Texas A&M on Senior Night. He's thankful for the opportunity to play in the Southeastern Conference Championship Game on Saturday. He's thankful for his teammates. He's thankful for everything. It's a word he uses a lot. When you're the starting quarterback...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Behind Franklin, Missouri has reliable Mauk

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- James Franklin got the better of Johnny Football while helping No. 5 Missouri reach the SEC championship game. He's having an outstanding senior season, going 8-0 as the starting quarterback for one of the nation's best offenses. And if the Tigers are forced to go without Franklin for any part of Saturday's game against third-ranked Auburn, they can always turn...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

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