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James Franklin sorry for remarks

Updated: June 1, 2012, 1:59 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

Vanderbilt coach James Franklin took to Twitter on Thursday to apologize for saying on the radio a day earlier that he judges assistant coach applicants on the attractiveness of their wives.

"I've been saying it for a long time, I will not hire an assistant coach until I've seen his wife. If she looks the part, and she's a D-I recruit, then you got a chance to get hired. That's part of the deal," Franklin said Wednesday on Nashville's 104.5 FM The Zone, according to coachingsearch.com.

"There's ...

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