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Beyond the Combine:
#23 Johnathan Franklin, RB, UCLA
HGT: 5-10 WGT: 201
2012 saw Johnathan Franklin bounce back from a 2011 season in which he failed to break the 1,000 yard rushing mark (976 yards). Franklin completed his senior season with 1,734 yards on 282 carries, while reaching the endzone 13 times, all career highs. Franklin also hauled in 33 passes for 323 yards and 2 touchdowns, also career highs for receiving. Franklin finished his career as a Bruin, carrying the ball 784 times while rushing for 4,403 yards (5.6 yard average) and 31 touchdowns. He adds to his career totals with 58 passes caught for 517 yards (8.9 yard average) and 3 touchdowns.
Franklin shows good overall athleticism. Has good speed and shows initial quick burst. Is able to see the whole field and plays with great vision. Shows he can bounce plays to get outside on the edge. Sets up and allows blocks to happened with his patients. Does a good job squaring his shoulders up once he commits on zone. Keeps legs driving on...
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Perhaps the best RB in the 2013 NFL Draft, Johnathan Franklin now stands alone in the annals of UCLA history, as it’s all-time leading rusher with 4.403 yards (including an astounding 1,734 as a senior) and finished 2012 as a Doak Walker Award finalist (Nation’s best RB). Franklin was invited to Mobile, AL for the prestigious Senior Bowl where he continued to impress with his...
UCLA got a recruiting bonus Wednesday.
Running back Malcolm Jones, who left UCLA last fall, will return to the Bruins program as a walk-on, head coach Jim Mora said.
Jones was a high-profile recruit out of Westlake Village Oaks Christian, where he was named the national Gatorade player of the year as a senior. But Jones career meandered his first three years at UCLA.
Doak Walker finalist and a top NCAA rusher in 2012, Johnathan Franklin has made a name for himself beyond UCLA. Franklin has three 200+ yard games in his career and is the all-time leading rusher in UCLA history, as well as the most all-purpose yards in a season for UCLA.
Once more, we seek knowledge on Franklin from Greg Burcham of Bruins Nation, a UCLA centered community on the...
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