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Jarrod Franklin

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Baton Rouge, La.

High School:
University Lab

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 196

Position:
Linebacker

Birthdate:
11/21/1994

Experience:
1L

Major:
Public Health

Jarrod Franklin

08/30/2013

Football Opens 2013 Campaign With 34-7 Win Over Jackson State

Green Wave defense forces six turnovers, Orleans Darkwa runs for 50 yards and two scores in the win

02/06/2013

18 Locals Among 24 Newcomers Highlight Football's Signing Class

Green Wave add 22 freshmen and two transfers on 2013 NCAA National Signing Day

02/06/2013

Coach Johnson's Quotes From Wednesday's National Signing Day Press Conference

Green Wave add 22 freshmen and two transfers on 2013 NCAA National Signing Day

2013: Played in all 13 games with two starts at nickelback as a true freshman...ranked tied for fourth on the team in interceptions (1), tied for fifth in forced fumbles (1) and tied for 10th in sacks (1.0) while posting 24 tackles (15 solo, 9 assists) with 1.5 tackles for loss and returning one kickoff for 22 yards...had a season-high seven tackles (4 solo, 3 assists) with a sack vs UTEP (11/23)...posted four tackles twice: 2 solo, 2 assists with a half tackle for loss and an interception vs Jackson State (8/29) and 2 solo, 2 assists with a forced fumble at ULM (9/28)...added three solo stops vs East Carolina (10/12)...logged two solo stops at Syracuse (9/21) and had single-tackle outings at Louisiana Tech (9/12), vs Tulsa (10/26), at UTSA (11/9) and vs Louisiana-Lafayette in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl (12/21)...lone kickoff return came at UTSA.

High School: Two-year letterman at University Lab for coaches John Shoptau and Chad Mahaffey...rated a two-star recruit by ESPN.com, Rivals.com and Scout.com...received a 79 rating, listed as the No. 77 recruit in the state and the No. 128 safety in the nation by 247Sports.com...also rated the No. 172 safety in the country by Scout.com...helped lead the Cubs to a combined 25-3 overall record, a pair of trips to the state playoffs and consecutive District 7-2A championships with unblemished 5-0 marks each year...as a senior, earned first-team all-state, all-metro and all-district honors after posting 113 tackles, three interceptions and nine pass break-ups...as a junior, named second-team all-state, first team all-district on defense and second-team all-district as a punt returner...also lettered three years in track and field in hurdles...off the field, was a member of the Food Bank Support Group and served as the Clothes Drive coordinator.

Personal: Born Jarrod Michael Franklin on Nov. 21, 1994, in Jackson, Miss...son of Peregrin and Carla Franklin...has two brothers, Tyler and Hayden...grandfather, Percy Franklin Jr., played football at Southern while cousin, Todd White, played football at Virginia...majoring in public health.

Franklin's Career Defensive Statistics

Year GP-GS UT-AT-TT TFL-Yds SACK-Yds FF FR-Yds PBU INT-Yds Blk
2013 13-2 15-9-24 1.5-8 1.0-7 1 0-0 0 1-0 0

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