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Penn State HC James Franklin On Pat Freiermuth: ‘He Loves Football’

Yes, Penn State head coach James Franklin is just a bit biased when it comes to evaluating new Pittsburgh Steelers’ tight end Pat Freiermuth, now a Nittany Lion alum. But it’s certainly still worth listening to Franklin’s scouting report on who the Steelers are getting with their second-round pick.

According to Franklin, who spoke with’s Teresa Varley, above all, Pittsburgh is getting a hard worker who loves the sport.

“Pat loves football,” Franklin told Varley. “There are a lot of people nowadays that like football, and the things that come from football, but Pat loves the game.