Coach James Franklin, PSU Players Named In Federal Lawsuit Alleging Hazing

Attorney Steven Marino: 'he left Penn State not because he wanted to, because he was compelled to'

Lynne Hayes-Freeland
January 14, 2020 - 2:59 pm
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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - Penn State's Football program is under scrutiny again, after a new lawsuit is filed in federal court accusing Coach James Franklin and members of the team were involved in hazing a younger player on the team. 

Philadelphia Attorney Steven Marino, a Penn State grad, tells Lynne Hayes-Freeland his client left the University and the team after reporting the incidents to higher ups and not getting any responses.