Razorbacks linebacker Jerry Franklin tackles LSU wide receiver Odell Beckham #33 in 2011. (Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Pos: Inside Linebacker
Ht: 6’1″ Wt: 245 lbs.
40-time: 4.64 Bench: 15
Jerry Franklin has the physical size, bulk, and arm length from which exceptional linebackers are molded. A two-time team captain, Franklin led...
Jerry Franklin has been playing running quarterbacks for four years in the SEC. One more to close out his college career is just fine with the Arkansas middle linebacker.
Arizona Western middle linebacker Steffon Martin (6-2, 238) is no longer committed to Purdue and was very impressed with his weekend visit to Arkansas, who would love for him to replace the departing Jerry Franklin at the Mike LB for the Razorbacks.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- First-year head coach James Franklin promises this chapter of Vanderbilt football is different from the past.
On Saturday, similar mistakes of old ruined the Commodores' upset bid in blowing a 14-point lead in losing 31-28 to No. 8 Arkansas.
"We're light years ahead of when I came here and when I got on campus," Franklin said. "...
Arkansas somehow survives in Nashville as Jerry Franklin's 94-yard fumble return for a score proves to be a big play in the No. Razorbacks down Vanderbilt 31-28.
In an upset bid of No. 8 Arkansas, Vanderbilt is tied with the Razorbacks, 28-28, in the fourth quarter. Vanderbilt has had the lead for most of the day, but Arkansas tied it when Jerry Franklin recoverd a Vanderbilt fumble and returned it 94 yards for a touchdown. The Razorbacks also converted the 2-point conversion to force the tie.