James Franklin

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Penn State Hires James Franklin As Their New Head Coach

James Franklin, 41, who led Vanderbilt to bowls in all three of his seasons there, replaces Bill O’Brien as Penn State’s newest head football coach.

01/11/2014

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Vanderbilt Coach James Franklin Under Fire For Saying Assistants Need Hot Wives

What to look for in an assistant football coach: a solid grasp of the X’s and O’s; inspiration and fire; the ability to squeeze the last drop out of young talent. And if you’re Vanderbilt head coach James Franklin, an attractive spouse.

06/01/2012