Penn State introduced James Franklin as its 16th head football coach on Saturday afternoon, but official the official word came out Saturday morning after several days of speculation that the Vanderbilt coach would take the PSU job.
So there was plenty of time for Penn State players to voice their reactions on social media. The recurring sentiment was a “ready to get to work” attitude and an excitement to welcome Franklin to the team.
Click the jump for a look at some of their reactions.
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- Former Penn State players say they’re looking for a builder, not necessarily a PSU insider
- Frank Bodani: In some ways, James Franklin is a ‘Penn State guy’
- Frank Bodani: Bill O’Brien proved it was time to go