PSU Set to Make "Major Announcement"

The school is expected to name James Franklin as its next head football coach during a press conference at Beaver Stadium Saturday.

Penn State has scheduled a Saturday press conference at Beaver Stadium to make a "major announcement." The school's athletic department issued a release on the event Friday afternoon.

PSU is expected to announce the hiring of Vanderbilt football coach James Franklin as its new coach at the press conference, which will be attended by school president Rodney Erickson and athletic director Dave Joyner.

Here is the start of the release.

"Penn State President Rodney Erickson and Director of Athletics Dave Joyner are scheduled make a major announcement on Saturday, January 11 at 4:15 p.m. in the Beaver Stadium media room."

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