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Devon Edwards

  • joined May 20, 2009
  • last login Jul 24, 2014
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Penn State class of 2012, NYU Law class of 2015. Associate Editor for Black Shoe Diaries. Human male.

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  • MLB New York Mets
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  • NFL New York Jets
  • NCAAF Penn St. Nittany Lions
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Oh, Hello: OH OL Chance Sorrell Commits to PSU

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It took James Franklin all of 5 hours following his introductory press conference to flip one of his former Vanderbilt commits.

Full Video of James Franklin Introductory Press Conference

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Did you miss it earlier? Is reading the quotes not getting it done? Well, loosen your belt and unbutton your pants, because in five minutes you're going to want to take them off as quickly as possible. #DominateTheState

Penn State Names Franklin Head Coach

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Penn State has its 16th head football coach, and it's the 41-year old Pennsylvania native and former Vanderbilt head coach James Franklin.

With Franklin Hire Penn State Will Finally Move On

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Columnists of America, I offer you a choice: Either James Franklin is good enough for Penn State or he isn't good enough for anyone, and no, you can't have it both ways anymore.

James Franklin's Biggest Recruit? Larry Johnson.

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He hasn't even officially taken the job yet, but James Franklin has an important first task: retaining Penn State's longtime defensive line coach and recruiting powerhouse.

CBS, ESPN: Franklin Expected to be Next HC at PSU

After yesterday's trip down to Florida, it seemed like today would be decision time for James Franklin, and it looks like he made the right one. We'll wait for official confirmation, but...guys. Guys. GUYS! IT'S HAPPENING! Update: ESPN corroborates.

Donnie Collins: PSU Offers Franklin Job

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Donnie Collins, the excellent Penn State beat writer for the Scranton Times-Tribune, has reported that Penn State extended an offer to James Franklin to become the next head football coach of the Nittany Lions, adding that Penn State expects an answer by Thursday.

Wednesday Night Coaching Search Open Thread

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We're not saying there's any reason to get excited, but we're not saying there's not, either.

Report: Penn State to Interview 49ers OC Greg Roman

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Roman, reportedly a finalist two years ago when Bill O'Brien became the coach, is a well-respected football mind. But he isn't James Franklin. Could this be a leak to gain leverage, or is Dave Joyner headed in a different direction?

Football Scoop: PSU to offer James Franklin

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Earlier today, the internet was abuzz with the news that Vanderbilt coaches had started following Penn State recruits on Twitter. Now, the possible impetus for that. Granted, offering Franklin the job and him accepting it are two different things, but, well... cross your fingers. This coaching search has been a wild ride. Could it be over so soon? Of course, Franklin has NFL suitors as well, and is expected to interview with the Redskins later this week. For him as well, it would be an abbreviated ending to an offseason of change.

ESPN: Munchak Fired by Titans

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After reports yesterday indicated that Mike Munchak would be keeping his job, it seems that the former Penn State is now back in play for the head coaching job at his alma mater.

Franklin receiving interest from Redskins, Browns

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James Franklin's fast-rising stock might carry him to the NFL sooner rather than later. Does Penn State have to worry that should he be hired, he'd just be another Bill O'Brien, with an eye always on the pros?

Saturday Morning Coaching Search Open Thread

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According to reports, Penn State will meet with Al Golden today and James Franklin tomorrow, and if all goes well then this thing should be wrapped up in Dave Joyner's timeframe of "days, not weeks."

Texas picks Charlie Strong; James Franklin Still Available

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After reports surfaced earlier today that Strong and Franklin were the two finalists for the Texas job, it seems the Longhorn brass has made their decision.

Mike Munchak staying on with Titans

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According to The Tennessean, the Tennessee Titans have decided to retain head coach Mike Munchak. There had been much buzz that Munchak would have been a top candidate for the Penn State job if he had been fired by the Titans.

Report: Franklin finalist for Texas job, decision coming soon

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If Penn State wants James Franklin, it may have to act fast. According to Chip Brown and Scott Roussel of Football Scoop, the Vanderbilt head coach is a finalist for the head coaching position at the University of Texas, where a decision is expected to be made by Saturday.

David Jones: Al Golden has not been offered PSU job

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Contradicting reports from Onward State and Miami's Rivals.com affiliate, David Jones is reporting that Penn State has not yet extended any offers for its vacant head coaching position.

Miami Rivals Site Confirms PSU Offer to Golden

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CaneSport.com, the Miami affiliate of Rivals.com, has confirmed Onward State's original report that Penn State has offered its head coaching job to Al Golden. They add that he is expected to accept the position.

Onward State: Al Golden has been offered PSU job

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Onward State, citing its sources, has reported that Penn State's search committee has made contact with Miami head coach Al Golden, and has allegedly extended an offer for the former Nittany Lion to become the next head coach at his alma mater.

Schad: For Golden, PSU Job "would be coming home"

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According to ESPN's Joe Schad, Al Golden has agreed to speak with Penn State's search committee as early as today, and has expressed interest in the position.

Players, Lettermen, Support Larry Johnson for Head

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After he was named interim head coach, a number of his current and former players made their way to Twitter to stump for LJSR's candidacy as Bill O'Brien's replacement.

Report: Mutual Interest between PSU and Al Golden

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According to Miami message board CanesInsight.com, Penn State administrators and Al Golden have been in communication regarding the vacant head coaching job. Golden, who both played and coached under Joe Paterno at Penn State, is said to have serious interest in the job. In three years at Miami, Golden has compiled a 22-15 record, finishing up a 9-4 season this year with a loss in the Russell Athletics Bowl to Louisville.

Larry Johnson to Seek Interview for Head Coaching Job

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The defensive line coach, who has been at Penn State since 1996 and who earlier this week was named interim head coach following the departure of Bill O'Brien, told incoming recruits today that he will apply and interview for the permanent position, according to reports. At his press conference earlier today, David Joyner praised the leadership of the 61-year old Johnson and said that should he apply for the head coaching vacancy, he would be considered.

BSD Endorses: The Case for Pat Narduzzi

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As Penn State begins its search for a new head coach, different factions from across the Penn State fanbase have called out for their preferred candidate to get the job. We at BSD are no different....

Five of Seven: Women's Volleyball wins NCAAs

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It's entirely possible that there is but one university on the planet so obsessed with a sport like women's volleyball, and it's in own strange way, that's kind of perfect.

Brief Interviews With Hideous Men: Wisconsin

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Penn State heads to Madison for its season finale Saturday. We talked with a Badger Blogger all about it.

What They Deserved: Nebraska 23, Penn State 20 *OT

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One last time, this Penn State team walked off the field at Beaver Stadium. They did not do so as champions. But hey, that's okay, too.

PSU Depth Chart and Injury Report: UNL Edition

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This depth chart is substantially similar to last week's, so, you know, read on if you feel like it.

The Boilermakers Cure Most Ills: PSU 45, Purdue 21

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It wasn't the complete performance we were all hoping for, but for the first time in months, Penn State won and won comfortably.

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