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Penn State makes it official: James Franklin hired to coach football
Penn State makes it official: James Franklin hired to coach football

Penn State has landed James Franklin as football coach, bringing to State College, Pa., the most coveted college football coach in the nation. Although the architect of an amazing turnaround at SEC doormat Vanderbilt denied all week that he had made a decision to leave for Penn State, university trustees approved his hiring Saturday morning and announced a contract was in place, details of which would be released in the afternoon. “The contract is in line with other recent coaching contracts,” said Linda Strumpf, a trustee and head of the university's committee on compensation. Franklin, 41, arrived in Vanderbilt in December 2010 after the Commodores had posted...

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