Vanderbilt’s Derek Mason says he won’t try to be James Franklin – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNASHVILLE — Derek Mason practically guaranteed SEC East titles, declared that Vanderbilt had hired a winner and answered questions from the Nashville media in a determined, straightforward manner on…

Coaching Changes Daily: Vanderbilt to hire Stanford’s Derek Mason – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comVanderbilt and a rep for Mason are “working on the details” for Mason’s contract, and Vanderbilt’s John Ingram, a booster and search committee member, told The Tennessean that Mason is…

Around college football: Penn State hires James Franklin – Columbus Dispatch

Columbus DispatchJames Franklin stepped out of a small jet and into what he called his “dream job” yesterday in State College, Pa. Franklin, who spent the past three years as…

Vanderbilt has ‘heartache,’ wants to quickly find new coach – The Tennessean

The TennesseanCommodores’ Patton Robinette on James Franklin’s d…: Vanderbilt Quarterback Patton Robinette talks to the media after a team meeting with head coach James Franklin where he announced his decision…

Penn State settles on Vandy’s Franklin – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChroniclePenn State has hired James Franklin as its next head football coach. Franklin, 41, who led Vanderbilt to bowls in all three of his seasons there, replaces Bill…

James Franklin calls Penn State ‘my dream job’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFormer Vanderbilt football coach James Franklin began his introductory news conference at Penn State by talking about Vanderbilt. “I would like to thank Vanderbilt,” Franklin said. “I had an…

Coaching job evaluation: Vanderbilt – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWhat former Vanderbilt coach James Franklin achieved in three years with the Commodores wasn’t impossible, but merely implausible. It wasn’t impossible to envision Vanderbilt someday finding its identity in…

Report: Penn State offers head coaching job to James Franklin – Philly.com

Philly.comPenn State has made an offer to current Vanderbilt head coach James Franklin to become the next head coach of its football program, according to a report from The Times-Tribune…

The Picker: You can’t explain it, but Auburn wins again in SEC title game – al.com

al.comJames Franklin and Missouri.jpg Missouri quarterback James Franklin is a dangerous passer and runner, and someone Auburn must contain to win SEC championship. (Associated Press). As a 29-point underdog, it’s…

Sarkisian no consolation prize for USC – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comKevin Sumlin. Chris Petersen. James Franklin. Those were the names most often mentioned as candidates to be the next coach at Southern California — but none of them is. Trojans…