By nearly any standard, what James Franklin has accomplished at Vanderbilt in 11 months is impressive. Franklin led the Commodores to a 6-6 record including close losses to Florida (21-26) and Arkansas (28-31) and has the 'Dores going bowling; but more impressive is the turnaround he has done for the image of the program and the psyche of the University.
Vandy's Chancellor recently stated that Coach Franklin has agreed to an extension that includes a significant pay increase. As comes with success, Franklin's name is being mentioned in some circles for other jobs (UNC is currently out there).
Franklin is a man of high character, and a man of his word. From the video below, it's clear how much the Vanderbilt base has embraced him. Even if it were "his dream job" (no need for Randy Edsall jokes), at this time for Franklin to even consider another job would be incredibly out of character. We don't believe that's the case.
James Franklin is all in at Vanderbilt.