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Matthew O'Haren-USA TODAY Sports
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- James Franklin smiled when he took the dais here Saturday as he was formally introduced as Penn State's 16th head football coach.

"I'm excited to come here," he said during an hourlong news conference. "I'm a Pennsylvania boy with a Penn State heart."

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According to ESPN, James Franklin has officially been hired as the new coach of Penn State. Franklin will be officially be introduced during today's press conference at 4:15pm EST.

A source told ESPN's Brett McMurphy, that Franklin is expected to receive $4.5 million a year in total compensation.
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InVolNerable - 23 months ago
A Penn state @ heart = Penn 15 boy.
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