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March 25, 2023

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Marques Hagans Added to Penn State Football Coaching Staff

Jan 23, 2023

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State head football coach James Franklin announced the hiring of Marques Hagans (pronounced Marcus) as offensive recruiting coordinator and wide receivers coach for the Nittany Lions. Hagans comes to Happy Valley after spending 11 seasons at his alma mater, Virginia, in a variety of roles.   “We are excited to add Marques to our family,” said Franklin. “He is a veteran coach, whose experiences playing both quarterback and wide receiver at the highest levels will bring tremendous value to our program. Marques has a proven track record of developing receivers throughout his career and has worked alongside many coaches I respect….

Penn State Football Signs 22 to 2023 Signing Class

Dec 21, 2022

  Class features 12 on defense and 10 on offense   UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Head coach James Franklin unveiled the 2023 Penn State Football recruiting class today during the Signing Day celebration, presented by UTZ, in the Lasch Football Building.   Penn State welcomed 22 student-athletes, who signed National Letters of Intent to join the football program. Eleven of the signees will be early enrollees in January – Mega Barnwell, Alex Birchmeier, Anthony Donkoh, Lamont Payne Jr., Ta’Mere Robinson, Tony Rojas, Joey Schlaffer, Jaxon Smolik, Zion Tracy, Elliot Washington II and J’ven Williams.   The Nittany Lions signed 15 recruits…


Penn State and James Franklin Agree to 10-Year Deal

Steve talks about the Franklin contract on Tuesday, Nov 23, 2021 Show UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State’s James Franklin has agreed to the terms of a new 10-year contract to remain as the head football coach of the Nittany Lions through 2031. The terms were approved by the Subcommittee on Compensation of the Penn State Board of Trustees today. “Penn State’s future is bright, and I’m honored to continue to serve as your head football coach,” said Franklin. “Nine weeks ago, the administration approached me about making a long-term investment in our football program. This prompted numerous conversations outlining…

What 2 Watch 4 with The King

Yankee’s COVID cases, tax day, and NBA ratings are just some What 2 Watch 4 this week with the King! Full Friday podcast here. 

Look: Penn State receives gift from Cotton Bowl

By NICK KOSKO  Lions 24/7 Penn State finished No. 9 overall and capped off an 11-2 season in 2019 with a 53-39 victory over Memphis in the Cotton Bowl. The Nittany Lions narrowly missed out on the Big Ten Championship game with a 28-17 loss to Ohio State. They dominated on the ground with 202 rushing yards and two touchdowns from running back Journey Brown, among others to run away from Memphis. However, the coolest victory moment may be the new addition to Penn State’s campus. The Cotton Bowl sent a gift to Penn State for the victory, making it one…

2019-2020 Bowl Projections from CBS Sports

Click here to see the latest projections for the bowl season and to see where Penn State might be headed.