Monthly Archives: January 2014

Amani’s Arrival: Penn State and James Franklin land yet another former Vanderbilt recruit

James Franklin and Penn State appear to be down to their final recruit of the 2014 class after getting a verbal pledge from Tampa cornerback Amani Oruwariye.

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The most wonderful time of the year?

PSU podcast: Frank Bodani and Jim Seip discuss what other recruits Penn State could attempt to flip before national signing day. By Jim Seip, York Daily Record/Sunday News, Jan. 28, 2014

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James Franklin on the move again … at tonight’s State of the Union Address

It now seems assured that James Franklin truly never stops meeting and greeting. The new Penn State head football coach has stopped by most every varsity sporting event on campus and has hit the recruiting trail relentlessly with his staff … Continue reading

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Penn State football chat, 8 p.m., Jan. 27

Chat Penn State football and recruiting with beat reporter Frank Bodani tonight from 8 to 9. Who will the Nittany Lions’ final two spots go to?

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The Penn State connection: James Franklin to Damian Prince to Keith Goganious

Penn State’s new staff is making a big, late push to land highly-rated offensive lineman Damian Prince of Maryland … who is coached by former Lion Keith Goganious.

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Franklin, staff attempt big finish to recruiting season

PSU podcast: Frank Bodani and Jim Seip discuss why the Lions could still land some big recruits before national signing day on Feb. 5. By Jim Seip, York Daily Record/Sunday News, Jan. 22, 2014

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Hill, Robinson to represent Penn State in Super Bowl XLVIII

Michael Robinson and Jordan Hill will be Penn State’s Super Bowl participants in MetLife Stadium.

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James Franklin’s new Penn State staff finally appears complete

It appears as if James Franklin could very well have his entire Penn State staff in place now. Offensive line coach Herb Hand announced that he would, indeed, be leaving Vanderbilt Monday evening and some reports have linked him to … Continue reading

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Lions land two more recruits as fast-paced finish continues

James Franklin and his new Penn State staff are working fast and furious to complete their first Big Ten recruiting class.

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Penn State football chat, 8 p.m., Jan. 20

Chat about James Franklin and Penn State football with York Daily Record beat reporter Frank Bodani tonight from 8 to 9.

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