Jan 11, 2014; State College, PA, USA; James Franklin is announced as the Penn State Nittany Lions new head coach during a press conference at Beaver Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew O'Haren- USA TODAY Sports

Penn State Football Morning Briefing: Nittany Lions in Running for 4-Star Prospect, Allegations About Franklin and Other News

Good morning Penn State fans. While there is positive news, especially regarding recruiting, surrounding the Nittany Lions, a bit of negative press came out on Tuesday. During a rape trial in Tennessee involving former Vanderbilt football players, allegations arose that head coach James Franklin made contact with the victim. In other news, Penn State is at the top of the list for 4-star athlete Myles Hartsfield and Northeast recruits have noticed Penn State’s fast start under Franklin.

Morning Links:

Penn State is ‘No. 1′ for 4-star recruit Myles Hartsfield, but Rutgers ‘isn’t too far off’ (Hockensmith- PennLive)

Report: James Franklin contacted victim in Vanderbilt rape case (Jorgensen- FanSided)

Northeast Recruits React to Penn State’s Fast Start Under James Franklin (Donohue- Bleacher Report)

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