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Stephen Franklin
LB #41
Height:
6-0
Weight:
235
College:
Southern Illinois
Hometown:
Kansas City, MO
Experience:
0
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 5 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2011 JAC 5 2 1 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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A standout in FCS ranks, Franklin played in all 50 Southern Illinois games over his four seasons (2007-10), logging 174 tackles, 12.5 tackles for loss, 6.5 sacks, three forced fumbles and one INT … Earned second-team All-Missouri Valley Football Conference honors as a senior, starting all 11 games at ILB and leading the team with 76 tackles, including 5.5 for losses and two sacks … Posted career-best 12-tackle game against Big Ten foe Illinois … Helped lead Salukis to FCS playoffs as a junior, and had a fourth-quarter forced fumble in playoff win vs. Eastern Illinois … Played in every game as a true freshman (no redshirt year) in 2007 … Hometown is Kansas City, Mo. … Attended North Kansas City High School, where he was a four-year captain and a two-time all-conference pick at LB and RB … Exercise science major at Southern Illinois … Signed Bengals contract on 7-28-11.
A standout in FCS ranks, Franklin played in all 50 Southern Illinois games over his four seasons (2007-10), logging 174 tackles, 12.5 tackles for loss, 6.5 sacks, three forced fumbles and one INT … Earned second-team All-Missouri Valley Football Conference honors as a senior, starting all 11 games at ILB and leading the team with 76 tackles, including 5.5 for losses and two sacks … Posted career-best 12-tackle game against Big Ten foe Illinois … Helped lead Salukis to FCS playoffs as a junior, and had a fourth-quarter forced fumble in playoff win vs. Eastern Illinois … Played in every game as a true freshman (no redshirt year) in 2007 … Hometown is Kansas City, Mo. … Attended North Kansas City High School, where he was a four-year captain and a two-time all-conference pick at LB and RB … Exercise science major at Southern Illinois … Signed Bengals contract on 7-28-11.

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