WATCH: Keegan-Michael Key as James Franklin at Penn State spring game
Posted: 7:34 PM, Apr 21, 2018
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<p>LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 01: Actor Keegan-Michael Key attends Keep it Clean to benefit Waterkeeper Alliance on March 1, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for Waterkeeper Alliance)</p>
(WXYZ) -- Detroit native Keegan-Michael Key's latest role was that of Penn State head coach James Franklin during Saturday's spring football game.
Key, in full Nittany Lions gear, led the team out of the tunnel before the game.
The real James Franklin also intervened while Key was being interviewed by BTN.
Key's connection to the program: he has a master's degree from Penn State.
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