News

Oh, Hello: Matt de Bear Commits to BSD

The BSD family expands yet again!

Graham Woodward to Transfer from Penn State

Tim Frazier's heir apparent made the announcement today.

We Are! 2014: Back Again, And Better Than Ever

The definitive Penn State preview magazine launches our kickstarter, and we need your help!

Proposed Nashville Game Should Equal PSU-Vandy

A one-off between the two teams on a national stage would be mutually beneficial for the schools.

The BSD NCAA Tournament Bracket Challenge Thing

It's like the bracket you'd do with your friends, only you're doing it with Internet people that you secretly hate.

Welcome Aboard, Ryan Stevens!

We have a new kid. Make him feel uncomfortable, plz.

Eric J. Barron Officially Named Next PSU President

Barron will become the University's 18th president.

Salima Rockwell named Associate Head Coach of WVB

Welcome back to Happy Valley, Coach

Larry Johnson to Leave Penn State, per Flounders

PennLive's Bob Flounders just tweeted out the above; he followed this up by stating that LJ was offered the DL position by Coach Franklin but turned it down. Disappointing news, and more surprising that it looks like he will be looking for a position elsewhere--not retiring as many expected.

Fearless: A James Franklin Q&A With Steven Godfrey

In 2011, SB Nation's Steven Godfrey spent a week inside the Vanderbilt football program, gaining an insider's view of James Franklin and his then-football program.

Yahoo-baseball

James Franklin Press Conference Recap

"I believe in the history of this institution. I believe in the core values of this institution...I believe in everything that this place is about."

Press Conference Live Thread

It's been made official, but Coach Franklin has not yet been introduced. That's about to change.

Penn State Names Franklin Head Coach

Penn State has its 16th head football coach, and it's the 41-year old Pennsylvania native and former Vanderbilt head coach James Franklin.

With Franklin Hire Penn State Will Finally Move On

Columnists of America, I offer you a choice: Either James Franklin is good enough for Penn State or he isn't good enough for anyone, and no, you can't have it both ways anymore.

Friday Coaching Search Update and Open Thread

I mean, it has to end soon, right?

Thursday Night Coaching Search Open Thread

Come on down, the water's fine.

CBS, ESPN: Franklin Expected to be Next HC at PSU

After yesterday's trip down to Florida, it seemed like today would be decision time for James Franklin, and it looks like he made the right one. We'll wait for official confirmation, but...guys. Guys. GUYS! IT'S HAPPENING! Update: ESPN corroborates.

Thursday Coaching Search Update and Open Thread

A week after the official announcement of the coaching search, and it looks like the committee may have their guy.

Wednesday Coaching Search Update and Open Thread

I don't know, but today might be the day. Or a day, at least.

Craig Fitzgerald Joining Bill O'Brien at Houston

Fight On State reports that, a day after BOB fired the Texans' Strength & Conditioning staff, the PSU coach (and reported best friend of the former PSU head coach) will head to Houston.

Monday Coaching Search Update and Open Thread

A few news snippets, and some rumors, to start your work week

Al Golden Staying At Miami

...what next?

Sunday Coaching Search Open Thread

Hackenberg news, and more!

Saturday Night Coaching Search Update

...We don't know what we know.

Roussel: James Franklin To Interview With Penn State Sunday

Pete Roussel from Coaching Search is reporting that James Franklin will interview with Penn State on Sunday, one day after his Vanderbilt team plays in the Compass Bowl. Franklin is considered to be a leading candidate from the job and has the best offensive mind out of all of those being considered.

Larry Johnson to Seek Interview for Head Coaching Job

The defensive line coach, who has been at Penn State since 1996 and who earlier this week was named interim head coach following the departure of Bill O'Brien, told incoming recruits today that he will apply and interview for the permanent position, according to reports. At his press conference earlier today, David Joyner praised the leadership of the 61-year old Johnson and said that should he apply for the head coaching vacancy, he would be considered.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Black Shoe Diaries

You must be a member of Black Shoe Diaries to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Black Shoe Diaries. You should read them.

Join Black Shoe Diaries

You must be a member of Black Shoe Diaries to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Black Shoe Diaries. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9347_tracker