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Keegan-Michael Key dressed up as PSU's James Franklin

Comedian Keegan-Michael Key, who got his Masters at Penn State, is on-hand to be the Grand Marshal for the school’s homecoming festivities Saturday. Earlier in the week, he got to know the players on the football team in an interesting way. Friday morning, Penn State released a video of Key dressed up as Nittany Lions head coach James Franklin, attempting to deliver a speech to...
Via College Spun
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Maybe Christian Hackenberg isn't a great quarterback

Many times we want things to be true so badly that we ignore all the evidence which tells us otherwise. Rather than possibly pointing out the obvious, we instead shift blame to others, make excuses as to why there’s a shortcoming in that specific desirable area, or simply go into a state of full denial. Unfortunately, for Penn State fans at least, many are currently residing...
Via The Student Section
September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Penn State Football Coach James Franklin Getting Taxidermied Lion for Office

It’s not quite on Charlie Strong levels of awesome, but Penn State football coach James Franklin is adding a taxidermied mountain lion to his office decorations. From the coach’s Twitter account: #PSU has the BEST fans in the nation. Fired up about this guy-he's going in my office! Thanks, Mark! #PSUnrivaled — James Franklin (@coachjfranklin) June...
Via Sportsnaut
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

James Franklin has a stuffed mountain lion in his office

James Franklin now has a stuffed mountain lion in his office, thanks to one diehard Penn State fan.
Via Gamedayr
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via College Spun
December 08, 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

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

Franklin not shying away from all the Johnny Football hoopla

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- It might be OK for someone in Missouri senior quarterback James Franklin's position to simply ignore all the attention being showered on Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel. It might even be best to go with the head-in-the-sand philosophy regarding Manziel. But Franklin isn't ignoring the pregame talk, nor is he dismissive of Manziel's talents. In fact, Franklin...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

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