James Franklin is a Pennsylvania guy, so the hire makes sense.
Bruce Feldman is reporting that James Franklin is set to be named the new head coach at Penn State.
— Bruce Feldman (@BruceFeldmanCFB) January 9, 2014
Franklin has become one of the hottest coaching names with his success with the Commodores, winning 24 games over the past three seasons. He’s led Vanderbilt to bowl games in all three of his seasons and posted back-to-back bowl victories, both firsts in program history.