Here is what I don't get. You guys think we are so irrelevant but since franklin was hired you have had far more articles and forum topics about psu than anybody else. Why? If we are really the equivalent of rutgers why do you care? You probably will win. You should. Still be a fun game.
I despise Ohio State but he is for sure headed your way. At least Whitehead, Burrell and Settle will all be at PSU this weekend
It seems like your fellow buckeyes have named several instances where something very similar has taken place under Meyer. Truth is you have no idea what was said between franklin and those individuals so for your to say he deliberately ran people out is a reach at best. If you want to complain about this then complain that it's a college football problem. Not a James franklin problem.
Schools have the option of 1 or 4 year scholarships. I know every player o'brien signed including hackenberg was a year to year scholarship.
As of this posting 2 of the 4 remain at penn state. Just no longer a part of the team. The two that don't are transferring to umass and the other appears to be headed to West Virginia. This happens at every school, even osu. This happens even to guys when the coach hasn't changed. It's not right, but its reality
It's a common discussion by penn state fans too. Do we want that sort of sec mentality in our program but I think it's a little early to make that judgement. It's 4 players and one of them was because of criminal charges so in reality it was 3 players. Turn over is a normal part of the game. We'll see if this continues but for now it's a bit early to start calling it dirty. But who knows maybe you are right
We have an admittedly soft schedule. 9 games where we should be favored or at worst a pick em and 3 where we are the clear underdog (osu msu and @michigan) so if we get 7-8 of the games we "should" win and steal one we shouldn't then 8-9 wins is a realistic number. If hack gets hurt though all bets are off. Could be 3 if that happens.
If it were after the season and they were clearing space for new recruits I'd agree but why do it before the season if it was shady? We already are short bodies, especially on the o line. New coach comes in and some players don't hit it off with them or don't like the new schemes and see more opurtunity going elsewhere. I'm sure osu has had players leave for similar reasons. You can not like psu and not like James franklin but I don't think this is the reason why.
Qb was a walk on who wanted to play for his dad at umass, ol was kicked off the team because of criminal issues, one wr was never going to play and knew that so he is leaving to go to a smaller school. Only richie Anderson at wr was a surprise as he would have played if not started. Pretty normal to see when a new coach comes in really.
I'm a penn state fan but I actually like reading this website. With the exception of 247 it is put together much better than any penn state website. It was clear to see in that game we had a few talented individuals while you have a talented team. It had been trending that way for some time dating back to paterno's last few years and it came out In a big way that night. Very depressing. I do think franklin will change this. We'll see if can coach but we wont lose simply because we have lesser talent and that's why psu fans are so jacked for this guy. I look forward to the rivalry heating up. Might take another 2-3 years but as long as franklin and Meyer are around it will be battle in recruiting and on the field which should be a nice change for the bg ten. But for now you are still the gold standard of the conference. We are....
I'm a Penn St fan but i like to read this website to see what you guys are talking about. This article was hilarious. I haven't laughed that hard in a while and the funny thing is it applies to every fan base. I can't stand the morons on the PSU boards who act like that. Very well done! We Are...