James Franklin Speaker Profile
Head Football Coach at Vanderbilt University
James Franklin Biography
James Franklin was born February 2, 1972 and is an Americanfootball coach. He currently serves as the head coach at Vanderbilt. Franklinwas the Maryland offensive coordinator and head-coach-in-waiting from 2009 to2010 before he accepted the Vanderbilt post.
Vanderbilt considered Franklin a candidate for its head coaching positionvacated with the termination of Robbie Caldwell after the 2010 season. TheWashington Post reported other candidates for the job were Al Golden of Templeand Larry Coker of UTSA (and formerly Miami), and that Franklin was not thefrontrunner. After Auburn offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn turned down thejob, Vanderbilt began talks to hire Franklin as its head coach. On December 17,Vanderbilt announced Franklin had been hired as head coach. Franklin is thefirst African American to be head coach of a major sport at Vanderbilt, andalso only the third to be a head football coach in the Southeastern Conference(after Sylvester Croom, formerly at Mississippi State, and current Kentuckyhead coach Joker Phillips).
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Posted on 20 February 2014 | 8:41 pm
Penn State head coach James Franklin will be the featured speaker at the 17th Annual Scholar-Athletes Awards Banquet sponsored by the Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame. The banquet will be held on March 23 at 1:30 p.m. at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel on the University Park campus, with doors opening at 12:00...[Read More]
Posted on 22 January 2014 | 9:45 pm
New Penn State head football coach James Franklin will be the guest speaker at the Blair County Sports Hall of Fame on April 26. The event, which traditionally draws more than 1,000 guests is large in part of the drawing power of the featured guests. Past events have included speakers such as Terry Bradshaw, Bob Knight, Dick Vitale and Bobby Bowden just to name a few. "We're very...[Read More]
Posted on 14 May 2013 | 6:07 pm
Vanderbilt University football coach James Franklin was the keynote speaker at the Red Cross Heroes Breakfast, which attracted more than 300 people to the event at Brentwood Baptist Church. Shortly after the event, they announced that they raised $92,100 in contributions through the 5th Annual Heroes Breakfast held at Brentwood Baptist Church on Monday. “Coach Franklin has proven...[Read More]
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