Green Bay Packers rookie Johnathan Franklin is fighting for a roster spot.
As he does so, the California transplant is adjusting to a lifestyle that is night and day from what he used to.
Franklin told the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel that he saw and did a few things during Packers mini-camp that turned his head.
“Oh my gosh, from Los Angles to Green Bay, Wisconsin,” Franklin exclaimed in front of his locker after the Packers’ final minicamp practice. “Boy, I tell ya. It’s like night and day.”
Franklin has never gone fishing or hunting in his life, and he encountered his first trophy mount in the team’s equipment room.
“I saw a moose head in a room the other day and I went crazy. I ain’t seen none of this,” Franklin explained while shaking his head. “I said, ‘Is that real? Did you really kill a moose?’ It’s so different here. I saw a porcupine the other day, I mean it’s crazy.”
The city kid has ventured out on a day trip to Door County.
“I wanted to see Lake Michigan,” Frankl