FOS has yet to confirm that a deal has been signed and approved by the Penn State Board of Trustees.
However, trusted sources have told us that Franklin did sign a contract with the Nittany Lions. But is was conditional, and as of Thursday morning the deal was awaiting the approval of the Board of Trustees.
One source familiar with the process believed the final approval was a formality, as the finer details of the contract had been worked out earlier.
Stay tuned for more on this breaking story.