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He's only had the job for a few days, but James Franklin has already made an impact in recruiting.   After meeting with the media on Saturday, Franklin ended his first day as Penn State's head coach with a splash. Offensive tackle Chance Sorrell and defensive end Lloyd Tubman both switched their verbal commitments from Vanderbilt to Penn State.

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James Franklin is just weeks away from signing his first recruiting class as the head coach at Penn State. Franklin was named the head coach in program history on Saturday.

PENN STATE – FOOTBALL 2012 – Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy quarterback Michael O'Connor, the latest commitment to Penn State's 2014 recruiting class.  By most accounts, Penn State coach Bill O'Brien's recruiting pitch is consistent and strong. He talks like a man genuinely impressed by what Penn State can offer and sells the school with his brand of straightforward passion.

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PENN STATE – FOOTBALL 2012 – Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy quarterback Michael O'Connor, the latest commitment to Penn State's 2014 recruiting class. By most accounts, Penn State coach Bill O'Brien's recruiting pitch is consistent and strong. He talks like a man genuinely impressed by what Penn State can offer and sells the school with his brand of straightforward passion.

PENN STATE – FOOTBALL 2013 – By now, new Nittany Lions head coach James Franklin has caught the attention of just about everyone that follows college football recruiting.  Penn State's current class ranks second in the country behind only Alabama, according to 247Sports, and Franklin has landed commitments from 16 prospects, including 13 recruits rated as 247Sports Composite 4-star players.

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PENN STATE – FOOTBALL 2013 – Since taking over in early January, James Franklin has proven to be a tireless recruiter and Penn State has benefited, landing a class, according to despite taking over just four weeks before signing day.

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PENN STATE – FOOTBALL 2013 – Penn State vs Michigan on Homecoming, October 12, 2013. Penn State's 43-40 win over Michigan a Cinderella story for recruiting.

Penn State's Win over Michigan a Cinderella Story for Recruiting

PENN STATE – FOOTBALL 2013 – Penn State vs Michigan on Homecoming, October 12, 2013. Penn State's 43-40 win over Michigan a Cinderella story for recruiting.

Are you thinking about sorority recruitment at Penn State University? As an incoming freshman, I had no interest in rushing a sorority because I never really knew much about it. However, after realizing about how prominent Greek life was like in Penn...

What Exactly Happens During Sorority Recruitment At Penn State University

Are you thinking about sorority recruitment at Penn State University? As an incoming freshman, I had no interest in rushing a sorority because I never really knew much about it. However, after realizing about how prominent Greek life was like in Penn.

Franklin has accomplished something almost unfathomable at Penn State in his first four months on the job, and it culminated on the day Sterling Jenkins tipped the scales of his recruiting class. Later that same afternoon, Franklin picked up another commitment, from a New Jersey dual threat quarterback named Brandon Wimbush. All of which means Penn State currently has the second-ranked recruiting class of 2015, behind only Alabama: Ten four-stars, and five three-stars.

Can Penn State Outlast Alabama and Remain No. 1 in 2015 Recruiting Class?

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