17 - Michael Franklin
Michael Franklin
Birth Date: 07/31/1988
Height: 5-11
Weight: 178
Year: So.
Hometown: Hayden, Ala.
High School: Hayden HS
Position: WR

2007: Played in four games as a reserve running back/wide receiver...rushed two times for seven yards and a touchdown against LaGrange College...caught one pass for seven yards versus Austin College.

Pre BSC: Transferred to BSC after a redshirt freshman season at Samford University...played for Coach Shane Howard at Hayden High School in Hayden, Ala...earned All-State laurels in 2005...a two-time All-District and a three-time All-Area honoree...rushed for 1,278 yards and 17 touchdowns and caught 26 passes for 331 yards and two touchdowns as a senior...finished with 3,331 career rushing yards with 38 touchdowns and 52 receptions...participated in the Max Emfinger All-American Bowl...North Jefferson News Player of the Year...a Wendy’s High School Heisman finalist.

Personal: Son of Marty and Kathy Franklin...born July 31, 1988...has one brother, Marty...majoring in biology.