Since his hiring earlier this month, reports of the coaches James Franklin would be bringing with him to Penn State have slowly trickled out. Friday morning, all of those moves were confirmed by the school. PSU announced via a press release the nine coaches who will be a part of Franklin’s initial Nittany Lions staff. Included in that group are the two coordinators who were rumored to be taking those jobs: Bob Shoop (defense) and John Donovan (offense). The former will also coach safeties while the latter will handle tight ends. Below are the remaining nine members of Franklin’s newly-minted staff: - Charles Huff, special teams coordinator/running backs coach; - Brent Pry, assistant head coach, co-defensive coordinator/linebackers coach; - Josh Gattis, offensive recruiting coordinator/wide receivers coach; - Herb Hand, run game coordinator/offensive line coach; - Ricky Rahne, passing game coordinator/quarterbacks coach; - Terry Smith, defensive recruiting coordinator/cornerbacks coach; - Sean Spencer, defensive line coach.
James Franklin’s first Penn State coaching staff unveiled
College Football Talk | Jan 24