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CFT: Franklin reups with Penn State.

SFGFNCGiantsFan : 11/23/2021 6:04 pm
10 year contract so that takes one name off the table for USC & LSU, two programs rumored to be going after him.

Also, new CFP out tonight.

My guesses on top 10:

1) Georgia
2) OSU
3) 'Bama
4) Cincy
5) Michigan
6) ND
7) OK State
8) Baylor
9) Oregon
10) Ole Miss
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PSU fan for a long, long time...  
bw in dc : 11/23/2021 6:33 pm : link
I was sort of hoping Franklin would get poached. He's not a big game coach...unfortunately.

I think the top four will be:

Georgia
Ohio State
Bama
Michigan

And Michigan only to add more drama to this weekend's game between the OSU and the Team Up North...
I think Franklin  
Lines of Scrimmage : 11/23/2021 7:03 pm : link
Lost some momentum the last few weeks.

I think Cincy gets the nod in for now. They. routed SMU. The board will play a little politics for the time being.

This season shows why they need to expand the playoffs imo.
LOS.  
SFGFNCGiantsFan : 11/23/2021 7:04 pm : link
If a 1 loss ND makes it over Cincy...does the Internet break? Haha.
bw in DC.  
SFGFNCGiantsFan : 11/23/2021 7:05 pm : link
I think OSU kills Michigan.
RE: LOS.  
Lines of Scrimmage : 11/23/2021 7:39 pm : link
In comment 15465408 SFGFNCGiantsFan said:
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If a 1 loss ND makes it over Cincy...does the Internet break? Haha.


Put them in for now. Then you screw em at the final meeting. Think ND still has a good shot if Bama loses or Michigan beats Ohio State. Still a few scenarios which is why they need expansion.
Agreed. Michigan would have to play the perfect game  
Bobby Humphrey's Earpad : 11/23/2021 7:42 pm : link
and I don't think they have the Coach, coordinators or QB to do it.

I thought Franklin for sure was a goner to USC after switching agents to CAA, but the buyout of the contract works for both parties. Penn St. gets stability, a top QB recruit and recruiting for one more full cycle, and if an SEC power comes calling next December, the buyout is still prohibitive until 2023. Franklin gets ungodly money for someone who can't beat OSU or Michigan.
Call me crazy…  
Chris in Philly : 11/23/2021 8:11 pm : link
but Franklin doesn’t seem like a guy that deserves that kind of contract.
RE: Call me crazy…  
bw in dc : 11/23/2021 9:02 pm : link
In comment 15465497 Chris in Philly said:
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but Franklin doesn’t seem like a guy that deserves that kind of contract.


You are not crazy.

Franklin is a great recruiter, but a subpar in-game/big game coach. I was really hoping he would go elsewhere...
I've never been a fan of Franklin's coaching.  
SFGFNCGiantsFan : 11/23/2021 9:05 pm : link
Helluva recruiter, but meh game day coach. Very Mac Brown like.
RE: bw in DC.  
bw in dc : 11/23/2021 9:05 pm : link
In comment 15465411 SFGFNCGiantsFan said:
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I think OSU kills Michigan.


I'm rooting for Michigan - and think they have more than a puncher's chance - but OSU has completely owned this rivalry for the better part of the last two decades.
Cinc is going to get destroyed if they make the playoffs  
gtt350 : 11/23/2021 9:41 pm : link
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Notre Dame will be in the top 4 come the end of the season  
Jints in Carolina : 11/24/2021 8:38 am : link
and people's heads will blow off their shoulders.
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