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JOHN FRANKLIN III

#11

Player profile

2014:

Backup quarterback who also practiced at wide receiver in 2014…appeared in two games…dual-threat quarterback who can make plays with his legs as a former All-ACC track and field performer…captured Offensive Scout Team Player Award in 2013…expected to compete for first team reps at quarterback this spring.

2014 FSU Track and Field:

All-ACC member of the conference championship indoor and outdoor track and field teams…ran a leg on the ACC champion 4×100 relay team and advanced to the finals in the 100-meter dash at the ACC Outdoor Championships…posted a season-best time of 6.82 in the 60-meter dash during the indoor season – a mark that ranked 17th in the nation among NCAA Division I football players.

2013:

Scout team quarterback during redshirt campaign…shared Offensive Scout Team Player Award with Wilson Bell at end-of-season banquet.

PERSONAL:

Outstanding athlete who starred as a run-pass quarterback at South Plantation and will get a chance to play that position with the Seminoles…was also recruited by a number of programs as a cornerback … led South Plantation to a 9-2 record, including a trip to the FHSAA 8A state playoffs…possesses outstanding speed, having been timed at 4.38 in the 40, which is backed up by his fifth-place finish at the 4A state track & field championship in the 200… held a 3-star ranking from ESPN, Rivals, 247, Scout and PrepStar…outstanding student-athlete who had offers from both Air Force and Navy…selected Florida State over Tennessee.