Video: Watch James Franklin's opening remarks

James Franklin was just introduced as the Penn State football coach, and here are his opening remarks from his introductory press conference. Franklin, the former Vanderbilt coach, replaced Bill O’Brien, who left the Nittany Lions after two seasons to coach the Houston Texans. Watch Franklin discuss his new job in this post.

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Marie Cornelius (@mariedc1) on 1/11/2014 @ 7:24pm EDT Said:

He’s a keeper. Favorite quote: I have two daughters and 95 sons!!

Jay Olexy on 1/11/2014 @ 7:26pm EDT Said:

” a Pesyania boy with a Pennsylvania heart!””….that says it all!!….The very best of everything to you, Coach Franklin and your family!…and “we TRULY are PENN STATE!”

Joe on 1/12/2014 @ 10:20am EDT Said:

I agree and because I am a teacher, I am happy to hear the new coach include EDUCATION along with family.