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Penn State Football: James Franklin's First 100 Days

Penn State Football: James Franklin's First 100 Days

- Mike Poorman

In his first semester at Penn State, Franklin has dominated everything from the national recruiting landscape to the selfies in Pegula. He's been everywhere, man.


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State College Gallery to Host 'The Nature of Art' State College Gallery to Host 'The Nature of Art'
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
Four Pennsylvania artists have combined their talents to portray "The Nature of Art." They work in different mediums, but share a love of nature and its bounty. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Running Backs Aplenty Heading Into 2014 Penn State Football: Running Backs Aplenty Heading Into 2014
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Zach [Zwinak] is as tough as nails," Huff said. "He runs the ball hard. He runs the ball with a purpose; his strengths are some other people's weaknesses. Very intelligent player, he understands the game, he brings a lot of maturity to our room, to our unit, to our team." [Read More]
State College Christians Celebrate Easter State College Christians Celebrate Easter
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
Christians in State College and around the world will celebrate Easter today, the holiest day on the Christian calendar. Easter is a time when Christians celebrate the belief that Jesus Christ rose from the dead following the crucifixion. [Read More]
Boalsburg to Mark Historic Anniversary Boalsburg to Mark Historic Anniversary
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
As part of this celebration, the Boalsburg Heritage Museum is holding a fundraiser that focuses on the three women who are responsible for this event, Elizabeth Myers, Emma Hunter and Sophie Keller. [Read More]
Local Runners Head for Boston Marathon
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Local Runners Head for Boston Marathon
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
One year after a devastating bombing at the Boston Marathon, runners from State College will be competing in this year's event on Monday. The Centre County Report has their stories. [Read More]
Easter Sunday Services to be Held Across State College Area Easter Sunday Services to be Held Across State College Area
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette
On Easter Sunday the faithful will gather to observe the holiest day on the Christian calendar. We have a complete listing of Easter services that will be held at churches in State College and nearby communities. [Read More]
ClearWater Conservancy to Hold Annual Watershed Clean Up Day ClearWater Conservancy to Hold Annual Watershed Clean Up Day
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
"Every year, this event provides not only a visible benefit for our communities as tons of trash are removed from our landscape, but also an invisible, environmental benefit as well," says Lori Davis with ClearWater Conservancy. [Read More]
Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Don't worry about William's furry coat; a few minutes of daily brushing will keep it in check. He loves to be petted from the top of his head to the end of his tail and has a nice, rumbly purr. [Read More]
Holiday Tradition Continues With Easter Egg Hunts Holiday Tradition Continues With Easter Egg Hunts
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette
Get out your Easter baskets and get set for a holiday tradition that delights both the young and old. We have listings of Easter Egg Hunts that will be taking place all over State College and Centre County. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 2015 Recruiting Class Packs Balance, Talent, And Room For Growth Penn State Football: 2015 Recruiting Class Packs Balance, Talent, And Room For Growth
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Six offensive players and six defensive players make up the recruiting haul so far with a mixture of positions on each side of the ball. In total, nine different position are represented with receivers, running backs, and defensive ends being the only positions represented more than once. [Read More]

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State College Gallery to Host 'The Nature of Art' State College Gallery to Host 'The Nature of Art'
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
Four Pennsylvania artists have combined their talents to portray "The Nature of Art." They work in different mediums, but share a love of nature and its bounty. [Read More]
Boalsburg to Mark Historic Anniversary Boalsburg to Mark Historic Anniversary
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
As part of this celebration, the Boalsburg Heritage Museum is holding a fundraiser that focuses on the three women who are responsible for this event, Elizabeth Myers, Emma Hunter and Sophie Keller. [Read More]
Local Runners Head for Boston Marathon
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Local Runners Head for Boston Marathon
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
One year after a devastating bombing at the Boston Marathon, runners from State College will be competing in this year's event on Monday. The Centre County Report has their stories. [Read More]
Easter Sunday Services to be Held Across State College Area Easter Sunday Services to be Held Across State College Area
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette
On Easter Sunday the faithful will gather to observe the holiest day on the Christian calendar. We have a complete listing of Easter services that will be held at churches in State College and nearby communities. [Read More]
Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Don't worry about William's furry coat; a few minutes of daily brushing will keep it in check. He loves to be petted from the top of his head to the end of his tail and has a nice, rumbly purr. [Read More]
Holiday Tradition Continues With Easter Egg Hunts Holiday Tradition Continues With Easter Egg Hunts
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette
Get out your Easter baskets and get set for a holiday tradition that delights both the young and old. We have listings of Easter Egg Hunts that will be taking place all over State College and Centre County. [Read More]
Weekend Plans: Friday, April 18 to Sunday, April 20 Weekend Plans: Friday, April 18 to Sunday, April 20
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Ready for the weekend? Of course you are. If you don't have plans yet be sure to take a look at the weekend planner. [Read More]
Former Penn State Football Star Releases a Rap Song Former Penn State Football Star Releases a Rap Song
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Bill DiFilippo
Former Penn State defensive end and current Kansas City Chiefs outside linebacker Tamba Hali may have a future in music after his football career ends. [Read More]
Bargain Hunters Stalk Deals at Lion Surplus Store
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Bargain Hunters Stalk Deals at Lion Surplus Store
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
A warehouse tucked on the outskirts of the Penn State campus holds hidden treasure for people looking for great deals on used merchandise. The Lion Surplus store carries everything from electronics to furniture. As the Centre County Report discovered, some shoppers spend a lot of time there because [Read More]
Husband-And-Wife Filmmaking Team Premieres 60's Comedy Sci-Fi Musical Husband-And-Wife Filmmaking Team Premieres 60's Comedy Sci-Fi Musical
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - C.J. Doon
What happens when a chimpanzee accidentally launches some 1960s British pop rockers into space, forcing the group to become intergalactic diplomats on a planet full of women? [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Running Backs Aplenty Heading Into 2014 Penn State Football: Running Backs Aplenty Heading Into 2014
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Zach [Zwinak] is as tough as nails," Huff said. "He runs the ball hard. He runs the ball with a purpose; his strengths are some other people's weaknesses. Very intelligent player, he understands the game, he brings a lot of maturity to our room, to our unit, to our team." [Read More]
Local Runners Head for Boston Marathon
Video
Local Runners Head for Boston Marathon
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
One year after a devastating bombing at the Boston Marathon, runners from State College will be competing in this year's event on Monday. The Centre County Report has their stories. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 2015 Recruiting Class Packs Balance, Talent, And Room For Growth Penn State Football: 2015 Recruiting Class Packs Balance, Talent, And Room For Growth
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Six offensive players and six defensive players make up the recruiting haul so far with a mixture of positions on each side of the ball. In total, nine different position are represented with receivers, running backs, and defensive ends being the only positions represented more than once. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Fielding Punts Key For Huff As Return Units Take Shape Penn State Football: Fielding Punts Key For Huff As Return Units Take Shape
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We've got a process at how to catch punts. A lot of teams put a guy back there and if he can catch it, great. We teach our guys how to catch it, there's a mechanism about it, a system," Huff said. "In order to be a good punt returner you have to be able and willing to field every ball, and tha [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lack of Depth Can Have Its Advantages
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Penn State Football: Lack of Depth Can Have Its Advantages
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Fewer scholarships, thinner depth charts, shiftier positioning, mounting injuries – they all may mean more PT for certain PSU football players. And that’s A-OK with them. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Living Up To The Hype In The Eyes Of Donovan Penn State Football: Hackenberg Living Up To The Hype In The Eyes Of Donovan
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"He is everything you would hope he would be," Offensive coordinator John Donovan said after the Blue White game. "We always saw him at a distance, so the first time you meet with him and the first time you see him throw and the first time you interact with him and he keeps learning the offense m [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Answering Meyer's Challenge, Already Setting Stage For Marquee Weekend Penn State Football: Franklin Answering Meyer's Challenge, Already Setting Stage For Marquee Weekend
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We do need to as a conference, need to keep pushing that envelope to be better," said Meyer of Big Ten recruiting. "Our whole conversation [at the Big Ten coaches meeting] needs to be about 'how do we recruit?' [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nine Assistants Set To Join Franklin During Caravan Tour Penn State Football: Nine Assistants Set To Join Franklin During Caravan Tour
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans are already set to meet James Franklin and several other head coaches across Penn State athletics, but now they'll have a chance to hear from all of Franklin's assistants. In total, Franklin will be joined by nine head coaches and nine assistant coaches by the end of Penn State's [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, April., 16 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, April., 16
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over cyberspace. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Joe Paterno Voted Greatest Football Coach in Big Ten History Joe Paterno Voted Greatest Football Coach in Big Ten History
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Bill DiFilippo
Paterno — the No. 4 seed in the field — took down several legendary football coaches en route to being voted the winner in the ESPN B1G Coaches Tourney, where he bested longtime Nebraska coach and No. 3 seed Tom Osborne. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Running Backs Aplenty Heading Into 2014 Penn State Football: Running Backs Aplenty Heading Into 2014
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Zach [Zwinak] is as tough as nails," Huff said. "He runs the ball hard. He runs the ball with a purpose; his strengths are some other people's weaknesses. Very intelligent player, he understands the game, he brings a lot of maturity to our room, to our unit, to our team." [Read More]
Penn State Football: 2015 Recruiting Class Packs Balance, Talent, And Room For Growth Penn State Football: 2015 Recruiting Class Packs Balance, Talent, And Room For Growth
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Six offensive players and six defensive players make up the recruiting haul so far with a mixture of positions on each side of the ball. In total, nine different position are represented with receivers, running backs, and defensive ends being the only positions represented more than once. [Read More]
Former Penn State Football Star Releases a Rap Song Former Penn State Football Star Releases a Rap Song
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Bill DiFilippo
Former Penn State defensive end and current Kansas City Chiefs outside linebacker Tamba Hali may have a future in music after his football career ends. [Read More]
Bargain Hunters Stalk Deals at Lion Surplus Store
Video
Bargain Hunters Stalk Deals at Lion Surplus Store
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
A warehouse tucked on the outskirts of the Penn State campus holds hidden treasure for people looking for great deals on used merchandise. The Lion Surplus store carries everything from electronics to furniture. As the Centre County Report discovered, some shoppers spend a lot of time there because [Read More]
Penn State Football: Fielding Punts Key For Huff As Return Units Take Shape Penn State Football: Fielding Punts Key For Huff As Return Units Take Shape
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We've got a process at how to catch punts. A lot of teams put a guy back there and if he can catch it, great. We teach our guys how to catch it, there's a mechanism about it, a system," Huff said. "In order to be a good punt returner you have to be able and willing to field every ball, and tha [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lack of Depth Can Have Its Advantages
Column
Penn State Football: Lack of Depth Can Have Its Advantages
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Fewer scholarships, thinner depth charts, shiftier positioning, mounting injuries – they all may mean more PT for certain PSU football players. And that’s A-OK with them. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Living Up To The Hype In The Eyes Of Donovan Penn State Football: Hackenberg Living Up To The Hype In The Eyes Of Donovan
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"He is everything you would hope he would be," Offensive coordinator John Donovan said after the Blue White game. "We always saw him at a distance, so the first time you meet with him and the first time you see him throw and the first time you interact with him and he keeps learning the offense m [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Answering Meyer's Challenge, Already Setting Stage For Marquee Weekend Penn State Football: Franklin Answering Meyer's Challenge, Already Setting Stage For Marquee Weekend
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We do need to as a conference, need to keep pushing that envelope to be better," said Meyer of Big Ten recruiting. "Our whole conversation [at the Big Ten coaches meeting] needs to be about 'how do we recruit?' [Read More]
News Report Raises Questions About Handling of Rape Allegations at Florida State During Eric Barron's Tenure News Report Raises Questions About Handling of Rape Allegations at Florida State During Eric Barron's Tenure
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
A published report is raising questions about a rape investigation involving a star football player at Florida State University -- during the time that Penn State's new president was running FSU. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nine Assistants Set To Join Franklin During Caravan Tour Penn State Football: Nine Assistants Set To Join Franklin During Caravan Tour
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans are already set to meet James Franklin and several other head coaches across Penn State athletics, but now they'll have a chance to hear from all of Franklin's assistants. In total, Franklin will be joined by nine head coaches and nine assistant coaches by the end of Penn State's [Read More]
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Mike Poorman

Penn State Football: James Franklin's First 100 Days

In his first semester at Penn State, Franklin has dominated everything from the national recruiting landscape to the selfies in Pegula. He's been everywhere, man.

Penn State Football: Lack of Depth Can Have Its AdvantagesMike Poorman

Fewer scholarships, thinner depth charts, shiftier positioning, mounting injuries – they all may mean more PT for certain PSU football players. And that’s A-OK with them.

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