5-11, 160 pounds, 4.6-seconds in the 40
Hoggard High School, Wilmington, NC
Prospect Ranking...2-star prospect by Scout.com...No. 4 kicker in the country according to kicking guru Chris Sailer... No. 5 punter in the country according to kicking guru Chris Sailer.
Accomplishments...2005 Shrine Bowl selection...All-state selection...All-conference selection...All-county selection...90% of kickoffs were touchbacks during his senior year...Averaged 45 yards per punt as a senior
NC State recruiter...Greg Williams...Academics...Projects as an academic qualifier
The recruiting scene...Franklin committed to the Wolfpack after drawing a scholarship offer from UTEP and heavy interest from Tennessee, Southern Cal, and LSU.
Scouting Report...Franklin is a great specialist prospect who could help NC State as a punter or placekicker. He has a very strong leg, is sound fundamentally, and is accurate. Franklin likely projects as a placekicker on the next level.
Film Session: Video 1