Apr 12, 2014; State College, PA, USA; Penn State Nittany Lions head coach James Franklin answers questions from the media following the completion of the Blue White spring game at Beaver Stadium. The Blue team defeated the White team 37-0. Mandatory Credit: Matthew O'Haren- USA TODAY Sports

Penn State Football Morning Briefing: James Franklin Responds to Allegations, Sean Spencer Profiled and Other News

Penn State fans were likely nervously reading the recent news that new head coach James Franklin was mentioned during a rape case involving former Vanderbilt players. Reports allege that Franklin may have tampered with the victim in the case. Franklin responded to those allegations on Wednesday. Elsewhere, new defensive line coach Sean Spencer is profiled, as is defensive tackle Austin Johnson. Also, former Nittany Lion Michael Robinson offers his wisdom to younger players and some Penn State recruits really stood out at the recent Nike camps.

Morning Links:

Penn State Football: James Franklin responds to Vanderbilt rape case tampering allegations (Jorgensen- FanSided)

Penn State Football Coach Profile: Sean Spencer (Leonard- Victory Bell Rings)

‘Football can’t define you': Penn State great Michael Robinson offers pearls of wisdom to young players (Hockensmith- PennLive)

Man in the middle: Penn State DT Austin Johnson continues coming into his own (Snyder- PennLive)

Penn State Football: 5 2015 Commits Who Dominated Nike Football Training Camps (Tolley- Bleacher Report)

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