Johntel Franklin
Johntel Franklin


Milwaukee, Wis.

High School:
James Madison

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 192



Steven Fetzer

Biography and Career Highlights

2009: Played in all 11 games, with one starting assignment at No. 6 Southern Illinois (Oct. 10) ... recorded seven tackles on the season, six of which were solo stops ... recorded a career-high three tackles, all of which were solo stops, in a win at North Dakota State (Oct. 3) ... collected solo tackles in a homecoming win over Indiana State (Oct. 17) ... honored at the 2009 AT&T National Sportsmanship Awards in St. Louis.

James Madison HS: First-team all-conferece selection at both wide receiver and defensive back as a senior ... named his team's offensive and special teams player of the year ... rushed for over 700 yards receiving, 600 yards rushing and 300 passing on offense ... picked off seven passes and recorded 70 tackles in the secondary ... helped team qualify for the state playoffs ... named a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel all-area honorable mention team selection at wide receiver ... as a junior, earned first-team all-conference honors at wide receiver and defensive back ... also a three-time all-conference selection in basketball ... coached by Kelby Mosley.

Data: Born 9-24-89 in Chicago, Ill. ... son of Carlitha Franklin (deceased) ... one of four children ... intended major is criminal justice.


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