Penn State’s James Franklin dresses as Easter bunny, tackles pinata

Saturday March 26th, 2016

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We have a new candidate for coolest coach in college football.

Penn State head coach James Franklin dressed as the Easter bunny on Saturday afternoon, and shocked everyone by flying through the air and tackling a festive pinata instead of simply clubbing it.

Looks like we all just missed the party of the year.

– Kenny Ducey

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