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Jordan Franks

Jordan  Franks

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Crawfordville, Fla.

High School:
Wakulla

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 225

Position:
Tight End

07/30/2015

Academic Accolades

More than 200 UCF student-athletes named to AAC All-Academic Team

SOPHOMORE (2015)
-Started the year with an injury
-Moved from linebacker to defensive back, then after preseason camp switched to wide receiver
-Completed the year with 20 receptions for 246 yards and a pair of touchdowns
-Also had five kickoff returns for 125 yards
-Furman 9/19: Hauled in two catches for 23 yards
-South Carolina 9/26: Posted two receptions for 17 yards
-Tulane 10/3: Racked up seven catches for 93 yards with a touchdown, and rank back five kickoffs for 125 yards including a long of 40 yards
-UConn 10/10: Had two catches for 26 yards
-Tulsa 11/7: Pulled down four passes for 35 yards and a touchdown
-East Carolina 11/19: Finished with two catches for 49 yards

TRUE FRESHMAN (2014)
-Grabbed a spot on the American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team
-Finished with eight tackles, including seven of the solo variety, as a linebacker
-Appeared in all 13 games on the year
-At Croke Park Classic vs. Penn State 8/30: Notched one solo stop in his UCF debut
-Also had tackles against Tulane, Temple, SMU, USF and NC State

PRIOR TO UCF
-Coached by Barry Klees at Wakulla High School
-A three-star recruit according to ESPN
-Finished senior season with 62 receptions for 1,306 yards and 13 touchdowns, with 31 tackles and three sacks on defense
-The 2013 Wakulla High School MVP, and won four offensive player of the week awards
-Played in the 2013 FACA North-South All-Star Game where he was the North Team's captain
-Selected as the 2013 All-Panhandle Offensive Player of the Year, to the All-Panhandle First Team and the All-Big Bend First Team
-Had 25 catches for 491 yards and six touchdowns during his junior campaign
-Named the 2012 Wakulla Wide Receiver of the Year
-Wakulla advanced to the 2012 FHSAA 5A regional semifinals
-Also suited up for the baseball and basketball teams at Wakulla
-A member of the A/B Honor Roll as a freshman and senior
-Offered by Air Force, Florida Atlantic and Southern Miss, and had interest by Florida and Georgia Tech

PERSONAL
-Born in Tallahassee, Fla.
-Parents are Don and Ginger Franks

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