The Altoona Mirror, 29 Sep 2016 07:44:37 EDTThu, 29 Sep 2016 07:44:37 EDT Franklin not on hot seat State athletic director Sandy Barbour made it perfectly clear when asked about coach James Franklin's future. "James is not on any hot seat," Barbour said Wednesda.Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTGiger: Running game not balancing offense obvious answer to this question is the defense, but all the injuries make it impossible to fully fault that group.Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTRudel: Offensive scheming has fallen short have been several, of course, but I'm going with the overall coaching in general and specifically the offensive preparation.Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTTargeting call mistake Big Ten acknowledged Wednesday that the targeting call on Penn State linebacker Brandon Smith during Saturday's game at Michigan should have been overturned by the replay official.Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTFranklin: 'Take a deep breath' Franklin apparently knows full well how much unrest there is in the Penn State fan base following a 49-10 loss at Michigan, and the coach did his best to ease some of the anxiety Tuesday.Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDT