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James Franklin on Iowa's pink locker room and more

What Penn State head coach James Franklin said at his weekly teleconference:

On the pink visitors’ locker room at Iowa’s Kinnick Stadium: “I think it’s awesome.

I’m actually going to talk to our guys about it being a really, really nice gesture by the University of Iowa to welcome Penn State, since our original school colors are pink and black, and how wonderful it is that they painted their locker room pink for us.

He came to the sideline and he goes, ‘That one’s on me, I just missed it.’ To me as a coach, there’s a lot of value in that when you’ve got a guy that is going to say, I just mis-hit it, rather than the guy that every time he misses it, it’s the snapper or the hold or the wind or the rain or whatever it is.

On running the football to keep the clock moving in the last four minutes: “You read all the c-oaching books and the four-minute offense is, you run the ball, you milk the clock and you win the game on your terms.


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