5 reasons James Franklin isn't a good fit for the Aggies
Oct 13 2017 by Marjorie Miles
Following the festivities, attendees can then catch all the action from Columbus on the Levitt screen as the now No. 3-ranked Nittany Lions take on the No. 9-ranked Buckeyes. However, he's been dealing with something else on Friday.
Responding to reports that Texas A&M could be interested in Penn State HC James Franklin, Penn State and Franklin announced that they remain committed to each other.
In a tweet, Franklin said, "Recruiting is a insane business, people will do anything to create drama".
With the success that Penn State head coach James Franklin has experienced over the past 16 games, reports on what schools may be trying to woo him away from Happy Valley are bound to appear.
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Franklin guided the Nittany Lions to the Rose Bowl last season, and he was handsomely rewarded for doing so-in August, he signed a six-year contract extension worth almost $20 million.
If A&M wants to poach Franklin from Penn State, the Aggies would have to pay a $2 million buyout for the Langhorne, Pennsylvania native and pay Sumlin the remainder of his six-year, $30 million dollar contract that he signed in 2013.
Penn State has ascended to No. 3 in the latest AP Top 25 Poll, its highest ranking at any point since the 2008 season.
After a strong start to his tenure, Sumlin's teams have been stuck on eight wins for the last three seasons. Franklin took the Commodores to a bowl game in each of his three seasons at the helm.