December 12th, 2019 | by CollegeAD

If James Franklin’s third contract in a little less than six years is approved on Friday by the Penn State Board of Trustees, it will mark his Day No. 2,156 as a Penn State employee. According to his two contracts that Penn State has made public, Franklin has made a bit over $30 Million in salary and bonuses since he arrived on campus, and at the same time, Penn State football has grossed over a half-Billion dollars. Since Franklin arrived in 2014, overall football-related revenues have been approximately $550 Million. The annual number topped $100 Million for the last year Penn State reported financials (2017 football season), but a third of that was a big jump in media rights fees, courtesy of the Big Ten Conference. – Mike Poorman, State College, Read More

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