In a genuinely shocking power move, James Franklin relieved first-year offensive coordinator Kirk Ciarrocca of his duties as Penn State’s offensive coordinator to bring in newly-available superstar assistant Mike Yurcich, reportedly a favorite for the job a year ago before being lured away by big bucks at the University of Texas. Ben Jones, Penn State beat reporter for StateCollege.com, joins the conversation as the guys react to the surprising news, and all involved conclude that the message is clear: James Franklin’s not messing around.
Ben’s article on the Mike Yurcich hire: http://www.statecollege.com/news/local-news/penn-state-football-concepts-terms-and-question-key-as-yurcich-takes-on-new-role,1484833/
“Happy Valley Hockey” by Ben Jones: https://www.amazon.com/Happy-Valley-Hockey-Ben-Jones/dp/0692964037
Read Ben Jones’ Penn State football coverage at StateCollege.com: http://www.statecollege.com/news/authors/ben-jones,191/
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