Penn State Coach James Franklin On Triplett Visit, Lucas Injury

After Wednesday's practice, the Nittany Lion coach talked about getting a visit from one of State's all-time greats and chimed in on Jordan Lucas' injury.

Penn State coach James Franklin met the media after Wednesday's practice.

But not before joining the Nittany Lions to hear a message from legendary former Penn Stater Wally Triplett (and his wife).

See what Franklin had to say about Triplett, injured Lion Jordan Lucas, a rookie scrimmage and more.

For those who don't know Triplett's history, he was the first African-American to start and earn a letter at Penn State (in 1946). He was also the first African-American to be drafted by and play for an NFL team.


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