James Franklin shares message about departing Penn State OC Joe Moorhead

James Franklin took to Twitter on Wednesday morning to pass along a message about Penn State offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead, who accepted the Mississippi State head coaching job on Tuesday.

“Appreciate what @BallCoachJoeMo has done for our program! Not only is he a great coach, but he is a better man!” Franklin wrote. “We wish him & his family the absolute best at Mississippi State! #WeAre”

James Franklin wishes Joe Moorhead well at Mississippi State

Franklin offered more remarks in Mississippi State’s official statement about Moorhead’s hiring.

“We couldn’t be happier for Joe Moorhead and his family,” Franklin said. “This is a tremendous opportunity for him to return to being a head coach and continue to move forward in his career. We are so appreciative of everything that he has done for Penn State Football in his two years.

“Joe’s combination of leadership, X’s and O’s, and, most importantly, positive attitude brought the best out of our very talented offensive student-athletes. He has been a great mentor and coach to our student-athletes and friend to me and our staff. We wish Joe nothing but success at Mississippi State.”

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