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News and Notes : Jimmy Graham Tussles with Seahawks, James Franklin Gets Six-Year-Deal with PSU

(Michael DeMocker, Nola.com / The Times-Picayune)
(Michael DeMocker, Nola.com / The Times-Picayune)

Jimmy Graham Gets into Pre-Game Tussle With Seahawks – Before the start of their NFC Divisional Game against the Seattle Seahawks, tight end Jimmy Graham got into a verbal confrontation with some Seattle players during warm-ups.  According to reports, some Seahawks wandered into Graham’s warm-up area, which led to the former Miami Hurricane getting into a shouting match with Seahawks outside linebacker, Bruce Irvin.

Graham would attempt to reach out and rip Irvin’s knit cap from his head before begin separated by a member of the Saints staff.

James Franklin Agrees to Six-Year Deal with Penn State – After helping revive perennial SEC doormat, Vanderbilt into a top 25 team over the last two years, Vanderbilt head coach, James Franklin agreed to a six-year deal to become the new head coach of Penn State.  Franklin, 41, went 24-15 in three seasons at Vanderbilt, including back-to-back 9-4 season, takes over a Penn State program in transition after seeing former head coach Bill O’Brien leave Happy Valley to become the new head coach of the Houston Texans.

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