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Penn State introduces James Franklin as coach

Published On: Jan 11 2014 06:23:08 PM CST
Updated On: Jan 11 2014 06:51:54 PM CST

Penn State introduces James Franklin as coach

Penn State officially introduced James Franklin as its new head football coach on Saturday, with Franklin calling the position his "dream job."

Franklin is a Langhorne native who played quarterback at Neshaminy High School and East Stroudsburg University.

His first coaching position was as an assistant at Kutztown.  He has spent the last few seasons at Vanderbilt.

Franklin's contract is reportedly worth $25.5 million over six years.

WFMZ's Dan Moscaritolo has more from Happy Valley.