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Penn State Football: James Franklin Receives 6-Year Extension


Penn State football coach James Franklin has received his long-rumored extension.

On Friday, it was reported that the Nittany Lions leading man has agreed to a six-year contract extension with the university. The news comes after Penn State’s compensation committee met earlier in the day.

The six-year extension will pay Franklin just shy of $6 million a year.

Franklin earned the extension after leading the Nittany Lions to an 11-3 record, Big Ten championship and Rose Bowl appearance a season ago.

During his three years at Penn State, Franklin holds a 25-15 record.

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Josh studied journalism at Seton Hill University. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Campus Sports. Josh is currently a member of the FWAA and USBWA. His work has been featured on Sports Illustrated,,, and many others.
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