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Fumbled Snap Hands Maryland Second Win Over Penn State in 38 Tries

Penn State was hoping to notch its second conference win under James Franklin against Maryland, and with history firmly in favor of the Nittany Lions there were few that thought it would be much of a problem. Prior to Saturday's game the Terrapins had only managed to beat Penn State once in 37 attempts.So if you are wondering what could drive Penn State head coach James Franklin...
Via FatManWriting
20 days ago  |  Discuss

James Franklin On Alternate Uniforms: “I Love It…For Other People,” Has Discussed Possible Throwbacks For Penn State

Don’t expect Penn State to join the wild world of alternate uniforms any time soon. The Nittany Lions have an iconic look, and first year head coach James Franklin respects that history. He likes the alternates that other schools wear, but not for his program. “I love it … for other people,” #PennState HC James Franklin says about national trend of uniform changes. — Greg...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State pulls offer from Myles Hartsfield

In the wake of a hazing scandal at Sayreville War Memorial High School,  James Franklin and his staff have decided to pull an offer from safety/cornerback Myles Hartsfield. Hartsfield is ranked as the 82nd best safety in the country and the 28th best player in New Jersey. He committed to the Nittany Lions on June 8, while attending a camp at Penn State. Hartsfield is the focal point...
Via Total Sports Live
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

James Franklin Thanked Bill O’Brien For His Role In Reducing The NCAA’s Sanctions Against Penn State

Yesterday was a big day in State College, Pennsylvania. The NCAA decided to remove the bowl ban and scholarship limitations stemming from the Jerry Sandusky scandal that it levied onto Penn State in 2012, which led to students and players celebrating in Happy Valley. While the sanction reductions happened while James Franklin was the Nittany Lions’ football coach, a lot of heavy...
Via College Spun
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Nittany Minute: Time to see what James Franklin can do

Today marks the official relaunch of The Nittany Minute, a video blog series focusing on Penn State football. Rather than put together a brand new video every day of the week, I have decided to give this a shot on every Monday, Wednesday and Friday of the football season. I will get on that schedule after the Labor Day weekend, so consider this a sneak peak of things to come. The...
Via Nittany Lions Den
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: James Franklin Posts Adorable Video Of His Daughter Taking On A Blocking Sled

This is one of the most adorable things you’ll see today. On Sunday afternoon, Penn State head football coach James Franklin tweeted out an adorable video of his daughter, Shola, taking on a blocking sled.  Proud Dad moment – seeing your daughter take on the sleds with #PSUnrivaled aggression! — James Franklin (@coachjfranklin) August 24, 2014 You...
Via College Spun
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Penn State Football Releases A Thank You Video For Its Fans

Last month, James Franklin and several members of the Penn State football program took to the streets of State College to meet Nittany Lion football fans. On Tuesday night, the school released a thank you video for Penn State fans, which shows players and coaches discussing the importance of fans, with clips of Franklin and co. meeting Nittany Lion supporters. It’s always cool...
Via College Spun
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

James Franklin is a jack-of-all-trades

James Franklin, an undrafted quarterback from Missouri who was signed by the Detroit Lions, has done it all. At one time or another, he said he has played every position on the football field with quarterback actually being the last. "I started playing football in the fifth grade; I weighed 185 pounds," Franklin said. "I was pretty big. They had a weight limit to run...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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