September 19, 2007
UCLA looks smart with Franklin
One of the best kept secrets of this UCLA recruiting class is defensive back/running back Johnathan Franklin (5-11, 188, 4.4) from Los Angeles (Calif.) Dorsey. Thankfully for the Bruins they were ahead of the game because the word about Franklin's talent is about to get out.
Against the same team that held five-star standout running back Darrell Scott to under 100 yards, Rancho Santa Margarita (Calif.) Santa Margarita, Franklin, showed why his nickname is "Jet Ski" as used his explosive speed to rush for 268 yards and now rushed for 548 on the year while averaging 8.3 yards per carry.
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