Penn State's Franklin Challenges Media To Field Kicks

At the Nittany Lions' Blue-White Game this weekend, some time will be set aside for the media to field punts and kickoffs.

There's been some pretty ugly football played during Penn State's Blue-White Game through the years. The annual spring scrimmage is usually kind of fun until late in the game, when it boils down to deep reserves facing other deep reserves.

This year, however, things figure to get REALLY ugly. And you can thank Nittany Lion coach James Franklin for that.

After practice Wednesday, Franklin challenged media members to play a role in Saturday's Blue-White Game. Anyone brave enough will have a chance to field punts and/or kickoffs during a special session at halftime.

"Who is interested in going down on the field — in front of the 85,000 fans that we're going to have — and get you guys involved?" Franklin said. "Catching punts, catching kicks. … We though that would be fun.”

At first it was not clear if Franklin was messing around with the reporters. But he put that to rest when he said, "Just so you know, I'm dead serious.”

He may have wanted to pick a better word than "dead" when describing all of this. The good news, though, is that there will be no coverage teams looking to wipe out the reporters.

In case you were wondering, BrennanCam has already volunteered to give it a go. After being wiped out by WR Geno Lewis during a nationlly televised game a couple of years ago, how much more embarrassing can things get? ;) 

We'll see you Saturday.


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There's been some pretty ugly football played during Penn State's Blue-White Game through the years. The annual spring scrimmage is usually kind of fun until late in the game, when it boils down to deep reserves facing other deep reserves.

This year, however, things figure to get REALLY ugly. And you can thank Nittany Lion coach James Franklin for that.

After practice Wednesday, Franklin challenged media members to play a role in Saturday's Blue-White Game. Anyone brave enough will have a chance to field punts and/or kickoffs during a special session at halftime.

\"Who is interested in going down on the field — in front of the 85,000 fans that we're going to have — and get you guys involved?\" Franklin said. \"Catching punts, catching kicks. … We though that would be fun.”

At first it was not clear if Franklin was messing around with the reporters. But he put that to rest when he said, \"Just so you know, I'm dead serious.”

He may have wanted to pick a better word than \"dead\" when describing all of this. The good news, though, is that there will be no coverage teams looking to wipe out the reporters.

In case you were wondering, BrennanCam has already volunteered to give it a go. After being wiped out by WR Geno Lewis during a nationlly televised game a couple of years ago, how much more embarrassing can things get? ;)

We'll see you Saturday.

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