Penn State HC James Franklin "has been exposed to plenty of NFL concepts throughout his college coaching career and it shows in the diverse offense he runs at Penn State," notes NFL Media.
The Big Ten voted to end Penn State’s bowl revenue ban a year early.
Less than a week prior to Penn State receiving their sanctions from the NCAA, a "majority" of the executive committee favored handing down the "death penalty," according to the AP's Mark Scolforo.
A sitting athletic director in the Big Ten told NFL.com over the summer that Penn State would join Ohio State as a co-team-to-beat in the conference once it had a couple non-sanctioned recruiting classes under its belt.
The Sporting News reports that Penn State could have their postseason ban lifted before the 2015 season.
Penn State head coach James Franklin installed the Wildcat into the Nittany Lions' offense.
James Franklin's new contract at Penn State is worth up to $4.5 million annually, according to ESPN's Brett McMurphy.
Vanderbilt's James Franklin will be Penn State's next head coach, according to CBS Sports' Bruce Feldman.
Penn State has offered Vanderbilt's James Franklin their head coaching job, according to the Times-Tribune.
Football Scoop reports that on Tuesday night Vanderbilt wanted to match the offer HC James Franklin received from Penn State.
Football Scoop reports Penn State will offer their head coaching position to Vanderbilt's James Franklin.
The Browns and Redskins have requested to interview Vanderbilt's James Franklin for the head coaching openings, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Vanderbilt's James Franklin is Penn State's top target for their HC vacancy, according to beat writer Ron Musselman.
Vanderbilt HC James Franklin is Penn State's top target if Bill O'Brien jumps to the NFL, according to beat writer David Jones.