Penn State AD: No news on contract extension for James Franklin, but wrestling coach Cael Sanderson is locked up ‘long-term’

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ST. LOUIS, MO - MARCH 17: Head coach Cael Sanderson of the Penn State Nittany Lions applauds after a match during session three of the NCAA Wrestling Championships on March 17, 2017 at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

CHICAGO — While speaking with FOX 43 at Big Ten Media Days, Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour said there is no new word on a possible contract extension for Nittany Lions football coach James Franklin.

But, Barbour said, Penn State wrestling coach Cael Sanderson has been locked up “long term.”