Chris Garrett
Chris Garrett


Concord, Calif.

High School:
De La Salle

Last College:
Diablo Valley

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 175



2008: Started all 11 games at cornerback ... began returning kickoffs for Illinois State against Youngstown State ... named The Sports Network National Special Teams Player of the Week and the Valley Football Conference Special Teams Player of the Week after he returned four kickoffs for 150 yards against Youngstown State, which included a 93-yard return for a touchdown ... that kickoff return for a touchdown was the first by a Redbird since the 2004 season ... ranked seventh on the team in tackles with 38, which included 28 solo stops ... recorded three pass breakups.

2007: Started all 11 games at cornerback ... led the team with four pass breakups ... ranked eighth on the squad in tackles with 43 ... registered a career-high nine tackles at Missouri State, including five solo stops ... recovered a fumble against Northern Iowa.

Diablo Valley CC: Tallied 21 solo stops, including a tackle-for-loss ... grabbed two interceptions and led the team with eight pass breakups.

De La Salle HS: Two-year varsity starter ... garnered All-Bay Valley Athletic League honors ... named team's most improved player as a sophomore ... helped team to three-straight North Coast Section (NCS) 4A Championships and three-consecutive BVAL titles ... coached by Bob Ladouceur ... also competed in track and field.

Data: Born 5-24-88 in Austin, Texas ... son of Dwayne and Bridget Garrett ... has a sister and two brothers ... major: politcal science.


Johntel Franklin

Biography and Career Highlights

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-confernece honors at wide receiver and defensive back ... also a three-time all-conference selection in basketball ... coached by Kelby Mosley.

Personal: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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Tackles: 9 at Missouri State, 10-6-07