Prospect Profile: Steve Franklin

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Full Name: Steve Franklin School: Syracuse Pos: G

Ht: 6-2 Wt: 320 40: 5.35 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Three-year starter at offensive guard. Also backed up at the center position.

Pos: Explosive small-area blocker who flashes power. Strong and anchors in pass protection. Effective position blocker who rides opponents from their angle of attack. Plays with good pad level and works well with teammates.

Neg: Lacks balance, blocking range and not effective in motion. Looks uncomfortable in space and cannot adjust. Lacks the dominant base.

Analysis: A wide-bodied blocker with size for the inside, Franklin's ability to play both guard and center could help him find a spot at the next level.


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