FSU Football BIO
John Franklin III
Player Profile:
John Franklin III 1877332
Position: Quarterback
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 180
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Plantation, Fla.
High School: South Plantation
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 4x100 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.
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