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Even though new Penn State head coach James Franklin is quite busy trying to complete his current recruiting class, he is also looking to the future. Franklin offered George Brown, one of Ohio's top 2015 prospects, Saturday night.

James Franklin Officially Going To Penn State

During a team meeting this morning with his players at Vanderbilt, James Franklin informed them that he will be leaving the school for Penn State. It was reported here at BSO on Wednesday that Franklin would be leaving for Penn State but things got a little interesting when the Vanderbilt Athletic Director refused to say he was leaving. Now it’s official: Welcome to James Franklin...

Penn State’s James Franklin: “This Is My Dream Job. This Is Where I Want To Be”

This afternoon, James Franklin met with the media for the first time as the new head football coach at Pennsylvania State University. Franklin was a Pennsylvania kid, growing up in Langhorne, a small town outside of Philadelphia, and spent summers in Pittsburgh during his youth — he attributes his great interest in the PSU job to his childhood. In fact, Franklin was asked how long...

O'Connor enrolled at Penn State

Michael O'Connor wondered for a time what his future at Penn State would be after Billy O'Brien bolted Happy Valley for the NFL. I caught up with him this morning and he walked me through his recruitment over the last week or so. O'Connor is now enrolled at Penn State and ready to go.

Coverage Central: IU 79, Penn State 76

Indiana rallied from a 15-point first half deficit and held on to beat Penn State 79-76 Saturday at the Bryce Jordan Center. Here is all of the coverage from


Did you hear that Penn State hired a new footall coach over the weekend? Check out our coverage of the big event.

Video: Tom Crean reacts to win at Penn State

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Tom Crean met with the media following Indiana’s 79-76 win over Penn State on Saturday afternoon at the Bryce Jordan Center. Watch his postgame comments following IU’s first Big Ten win in the media player below:The post Video: Tom Crean reacts to win at Penn State appeared first on Inside the Hall | Indiana Hoosiers Basketball News, Recruiting and Analysis.

Terms of Franklin’s Penn State Contract

The new Nittany Lion coach stands to make more than $25 million over the next six years.

Dirty South Turns James Franklin's Departure Into An Outkast Tune

((HT: Dirty South Sports Report))Here's J-Mart's riff on the James Franklin hiring by Penn State/departure from Vanderbilt to put a bow on the tenure and his change of address to Happy Valley...The HQ wonders just how long it took him to figure out the iambic pentameter...So... Lehgo...James Franklin has officially left Vanderbilt to become the head coach at Penn State. To...

Franklin Flips Chance Sorrell

It hasn't taken new head coach James Franklin long to make an impact at Penn State, and he has landed a new commitment in Chance Sorrell. The Middletown (OH) offensive lineman switched his commitment from Vanderbilt to Penn State the minute he got the call from Franklin.

All Present & Accounted For

The entire Penn State football team answered roll call at James Franklin's first squad meeting Sunday.

Three keys: Penn State

The obvious key for Indiana until the Hoosiers figure out how to get better in this area will be ball management. IU ranks last in the Big Ten in turnovers and needs to eliminate all of the unforced errors that has plagued it to this point. Check out this story for two other keys that are important for IU today against Penn State.

Tubman headed to Happy Valley

Louisville defensive end Lloyd Tubman made a quick call to change his commitment from Vanderbilt to Penn State today. James Franklin officially became head coach for the Nittany Lions, it came natural for Tubman to follow.

Game Analysis: IU 79, Penn State 76

The Hoosiers got a win they desperately needed on Saturday in State College. Read more here.

How will Franklin Affect UVa recruiting?

New Penn State head coach James Franklin has a great reputation in recruiting the DMV. examined how his addition will affect recruiting the are moving forward.

Jenkins Ready to Build New Relationships

Coaching shake-ups at Penn State and Michigan has 2015 Pittsburgh (Pa.) Baldwin OT Sterling Jenkins starting the bon building process anew. Have these developments caused changes to his leaderboard?
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