January 31, 2011

Commodores land Florida standout

Franklin


"Yes, Larry Franklin has committed to Vanderbilt University," Vero Beach assistant coach Pete DeLuke confirmed on Monday.


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"If Franklin was two to three inches taller, he would be one of the most coveted safeties in the country," Tom Loy of FlaVarsity.com recently wrote. "At 6-foot, 180 lb's, Franklin lacks the ideal size of a standout safety, but he definitely doesn't play undersized. He hits like a truck and has incredible game awareness. He can see the play before it happens and his instincts to attack the ball are unmatched."
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As a senior, Franklin recorded over 80 tackles including five tackles for loss. He also had two interceptions.




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