In the last few seconds of Penn State’s 56-0 demolition of Georgia State on Saturday, the Panthers lined up to kick a field goal and at least get some points on the board. The 31-yard attempt went through the uprights, but Penn State coach James Franklin had called a timeout just before the ball was snapped. Rudely…
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Penn State lost to Georgia in a bowl game this afternoon. It was an ugly game made uglier by star Penn State QB Christian Hackenberg leaving the game in the second quarter with an injury. His backup threw a cool touchdown, but other than that, nah.
Penn State alumnus and comedian Keegan-Michael Key returned to campus for homecoming week, and he pretended to be head coach James Franklin for the football team’s meeting. The players loved it, particularly when Key imitated Franklin’s handshake.
Penn State football coach James Franklin, who was Vanderbilt's football coach at the time of the alleged rape involving players Brandon Vandenburg, Brandon Banks, JaBorian McKenzie, and Cory Batey, testified through Skype at today's hearing for two of the suspects. The most noteworthy part of his testimony: Franklin…
Former Vanderbilt head coach James Franklin made contact with the victim days after the incident, according to documents filed by attorneys for one of the four former Vanderbilt football players on trial for rape charges.
Vanderbilt announced the suspension of four players for a violation of team rules, seemingly connected to a sexual assault investigation into an incident that allegedly happened at a Vanderbilt dorm, at 5:30 p.m. Eastern on a Friday. The investigation began on Wednesday. That's SEC speed right there, boy!