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James Franklin Named To East Stroudsburg Hall of Fame

Penn State Football head coach James Franklin was selected for the East Stroudsburg Hall of Fame. Franklin graduated from East Stroudsburg in 1995 after starting two seasons as quarterback for the Warriors and setting or tying 23 records, five of which still stand.

In his 1994 season, Franklin was sixth in the nation for total yards with 312.9 yards per game. He threw for 2,586 yards and 14 touchdowns and ran for 543 yards with seven scores. Franklin also set a single-game school record in ’94 with 512 yards of total offense in a 44-17 victory over Southern Connecticut State, earning player of the week recognition from Sports Illustrated.

His career at ESU included an All-PSAC East selections for both seasons he started. From 1991-94 Franklin amassed 4,687 passing yards with 36 TD’s and ran for 1,077 yards total with 10 TD’s.

He was the first PSAC quarterback to throw for 2,500 yards and rush for 500 yards in a single season and remains one of four quarterbacks in PSAC history to accomplish that feat.

Franklin graduated with a Psychology degree from ESU and went on to gain a master’s in Educational Leadership from Washington State in 1999.

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