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Franklin makes it official, saying goodbye to Tyler Bowen

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Penn State assistant coach Tyler Bowen is heading to the NFL for a job with the Jacksonville Jaguars, and James Franklin issued the following statement Thursday evening thanking Bowen for his efforts at PSU.

Franklin called it a “bittersweet” day to lose Bowen, saying he’s “a great coach, but more importantly a better man.”

Bowen wore many hats for Penn State, serving as tight ends coach, co-offensive coordinator and offensive recruiting coordinator. Read more about him here.

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Cory Giger is a 15-year veteran of the Penn State beat and a journalist with 28 years of experience. He has won more than 100 state and national journalism awards during his career, plus he's a voter for the Heisman Trophy in football and Wooden Award in basketball.

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