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PISCATAWAY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 13: Head coach James Franklin of the Penn State Nittany Lions hugs quarterback Christian Hackenberg #14 after a game against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights at High Point Solutions Stadium on September 13, 2014 in Piscataway, New Jersey. Penn State defeated Rutgers 13-10. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Penn State Ranked In Top 25 College Football Power Rankings

Penn State is ranked in the top 25 in the new college football power rankings, after their 13-10 win over Rutgers.

09/16/2014

File photo of James Franklin, head coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions. (Credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Penn State Coach Grateful For Bowl Chance

Penn State coach James Franklin sat behind a microphone, bantered with the media, and gamely tried to steer questions toward this weekend’s game at Rutgers. “I would like to talk about Rutgers, Rutgers, Rutgers, Rutgers,” Franklin said, “and then maybe a little bit more about Rutgers.”

09/10/2014

File photo of James Franklin, head coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions. (Credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Video: Penn State Opens Season Saturday In Dublin

Penn State opens their season in Dublin, Ireland on Saturday against the University of Central Florida.

08/29/2014

STATE COLLEGE, PA - NOVEMBER 12: Ryan Scherer #16 of Penn State holds hands with teammates as they take the field against Nebraska at Beaver Stadium on November 12, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Report: Penn State Could Have Bowl Ban Lifted

Penn State’s bowl ban could be reduced for the 2015 season, according to a report.

08/28/2014

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Christian Hackenberg Becomes Penn State’s First Ever Sophomore Captain

Christian Hackenberg was named Penn State’s first ever sophomore captain on Wednesday.

08/13/2014

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Penn State TE Adam Breneman, Out With Undisclosed Injury

Penn State announced tight end Adam Breneman, is out indefinitely.

08/11/2014

File photo of James Franklin, head coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions. (Credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Five-Star Defensive End Commits To Penn State

Penn State has landed another top class of 2016 recruit, five-star DE Shane Simmons.

07/30/2014

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Penn State QB Situation Ranked 12th In College Football

Penn State’s QB situation, with starter Christian Hackenberg and backup Michael O’Connor, ranked as the 12th best situation in college football.

07/16/2014

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Penn State Ranked Best Uniforms In College Football

College Football 24/7 ranked the top uniforms in college football for the 2014 season. Penn State topped the list.

07/03/2014

Jordan Matthews #87 of the Vanderbilt Commodores breaks a tackle against the Austin Peay Governors at Vanderbilt Stadium on September 7, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

Penn State Coach James Franklin Gushes About Eagles Draft Pick Jordan Matthews

With their second round selection, the 42nd overall pick, the Philadelphia Eagles drafted wide receiver Jordan Matthews.

05/14/2014

File photo of James Franklin, head coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions. (Credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

James Franklin Makes Signing Day Something Special For Penn State

For Penn State football fans, National Signing Day hasn’t really been a big deal. National Signing Day hasn’t been a spectacle at Penn State, until now that is.

02/06/2014

James Franklin, head coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions addresses the media on January 11, 2014 at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Penn State Hires James Franklin As Next Head Football Coach

Penn State made the announcement Saturday, after the school’s compensation committee met to finalize the contract.

01/11/2014

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Penn State May Soon Be Announcing Its New Head Coach

Analysts and insiders are now saying the dwindling hours of Friday night is the final hour in the hunt for a Penn State head coach.

01/10/2014

BBVA Compass Bowl - Vanderbilt v Houston

Report: James Franklin Will Be New Penn State Coach

Vanderbilt’s James Franklin will be the new head coach of the Penn State football team, according to a report from Bruce Feldman of CBS Sports.

01/09/2014

BBVA Compass Bowl - Vanderbilt v Houston

Report: Vanderbilt’s Franklin Is Frontrunner For Penn State Job

There is a new leader to be the next Penn State head football coach, according to a report.

01/07/2014

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