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Franklin the man to unite Penn State

Originally Published: January 11, 2014
By Ivan Maisel | ESPN.com

Here's a story from James Franklin's three years at Vanderbilt:

The Commodores play their in-state rival, Tennessee, on the Saturday before Thanksgiving. When Franklin arrived in 2011, students didn't stay on campus for the game, rival or no rival. They went home.

One day, Franklin went into Rand Dining Center, where the campus gathers to eat lunch. He sat down with some students to preach the Commodore gospel. He asked one student if he was staying for the Tennessee ...

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