DOTD: James Franklin Pulls Off Olympic-Caliber Dive
James Franklin gave his Nittany Lions a much-needed break from camp Friday afternoon so they could enjoy a barbecue and cool off at the Natatorium. Franklin took the opportunity to showcase one of his hidden talents in front of the team: Olympic diving.
— Penn State Football (@PennStateFball) August 19, 2016
While he’s certainly too busy to pursue a spot on Team USA, Franklin proved he’s no slouch when it comes to high-flying aquatic feats. In fact, that platform he’s jumping off of is seven whole meters, or roughly 30 feet. We’d like to see Jim Harbaugh or Urban Meyer give that a try. Franklin clearly has some experience in the pool, as his form is hardly indicative of a beginner; just look at that minimal splash.
With only two weeks left before Penn State opens its season against Kent State on Sept. 3 in Beaver Stadium, fans can rest assured that Franklin has shifted his focus to the Golden Flashes, but boy, was that an impressive dive or what?
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With no canning weekends held this year and canvassing eventually suspended as well, this year’s total is a testament to how committed THON volunteers truly are.
Totals aside, congratulations to every organization that volunteered with THON throughout this year to raise more than $10 million for the kids.
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