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Franklin introduced as Penn State Coach

Updated: Monday, January 13 2014, 12:25 AM EST

By: WJAC Web Staff UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- James Franklin, a Pennsylvania native, has been selected as Penn States new football coach, which makes him the 16th head football coach in the schools 127-year history, Penn State University Athletic Director Dave Joyner and Penn State President Rodney Erickson announced Saturday morning. In a release from the university, Franklin said, "I cant tell you how excited I am to come home." "Dr. Joyner and I have stressed that our No. 1 priority in hiring a new coach was to hire an outstanding leader for our football program, one who will continue our long tradition of student-athlete success on the field and in the classroom," Erickson said. "We have achieved that goal. On behalf of the university and the entire Nittany Lion Nation, I am proud to welcome James Franklin as Penn State's 16th head football coach."

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By: WJAC Web Staff UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- James Franklin, a Pennsylvania native, has been selected as Penn States new football coach, which makes him the 16th head football coach in the schools 127-year history, Penn State University Athletic Director Dave Joyner and Penn State President Rodney Erickson announced Saturday morning. In a release from the university, Franklin said, "I cant tell you how excited I am to come home." "Dr. Joyner and I have stressed that our No. 1 priority in hiring a new coach was to hire an outstanding leader for our football program, one who will continue our long tradition of student-athlete success on the field and in the classroom," Erickson said. "We have achieved that goal. On behalf of the university and the entire Nittany Lion Nation, I am proud to welcome James Franklin as Penn State's 16th head football coach."

Read More at: http://www.wjactv.com/news/features/top-stories/stories/penn-state-announces-james-franklin-16th-penn-state-football-coach-1320.shtml
By: WJAC Web Staff UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- James Franklin, a Pennsylvania native, has been selected as Penn States new football coach, which makes him the 16th head football coach in the schools 127-year history, Penn State University Athletic Director Dave Joyner and Penn State President Rodney Erickson announced Saturday morning. In a release from the university, Franklin said, "I cant tell you how excited I am to come home." "Dr. Joyner and I have stressed that our No. 1 priority in hiring a new coach was to hire an outstanding leader for our football program, one who will continue our long tradition of student-athlete success on the field and in the classroom," Erickson said. "We have achieved that goal. On behalf of the university and the entire Nittany Lion Nation, I am proud to welcome James Franklin as Penn State's 16th head football coach."

Read More at: http://www.wjactv.com/news/features/top-stories/stories/penn-state-announces-james-franklin-16th-penn-state-football-coach-1320.shtml
By: WJAC Web Staff UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- James Franklin, a Pennsylvania native, has been selected as Penn States new football coach, which makes him the 16th head football coach in the schools 127-year history, Penn State University Athletic Director Dave Joyner and Penn State President Rodney Erickson announced Saturday morning. In a release from the university, Franklin said, "I cant tell you how excited I am to come home." "Dr. Joyner and I have stressed that our No. 1 priority in hiring a new coach was to hire an outstanding leader for our football program, one who will continue our long tradition of student-athlete success on the field and in the classroom," Erickson said. "We have achieved that goal. On behalf of the university and the entire Nittany Lion Nation, I am proud to welcome James Franklin as Penn State's 16th head football coach."

Read More at: http://www.wjactv.com/news/features/top-stories/stories/penn-state-announces-james-franklin-16th-penn-state-football-coach-1320.shtml
By: WJAC Web Staff UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- James Franklin, a Pennsylvania native, has been selected as Penn States new football coach, which makes him the 16th head football coach in the schools 127-year history, Penn State University Athletic Director Dave Joyner and Penn State President Rodney Erickson announced Saturday morning. In a release from the university, Franklin said, "I cant tell you how excited I am to come home." "Dr. Joyner and I have stressed that our No. 1 priority in hiring a new coach was to hire an outstanding leader for our football program, one who will continue our long tradition of student-athlete success on the field and in the classroom," Erickson said. "We have achieved that goal. On behalf of the university and the entire Nittany Lion Nation, I am proud to welcome James Franklin as Penn State's 16th head football coach."

Read More at: http://www.wjactv.com/news/features/top-stories/stories/penn-state-announces-james-franklin-16th-penn-state-football-coach-1320.shtml
By: WJAC Web Staff UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- James Franklin, a Pennsylvania native, has been selected as Penn States new football coach, which makes him the 16th head football coach in the schools 127-year history, Penn State University Athletic Director Dave Joyner and Penn State President Rodney Erickson announced Saturday morning. In a release from the university, Franklin said, "I cant tell you how excited I am to come home." "Dr. Joyner and I have stressed that our No. 1 priority in hiring a new coach was to hire an outstanding leader for our football program, one who will continue our long tradition of student-athlete success on the field and in the classroom," Erickson said. "We have achieved that goal. On behalf of the university and the entire Nittany Lion Nation, I am proud to welcome James Franklin as Penn State's 16th head football coach."

Read More at: http://www.wjactv.com/news/features/top-stories/stories/penn-state-announces-james-franklin-16th-penn-state-football-coach-1320.shtml
Franklin introduced as Penn State Coach


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