June 14, 2007
Introducing Johnathan Franklin
One of the least reported of all UCLA's recruits is defensive back/running back Johnathan Franklin (5-10, 181, 4.4) from Los Angeles (Calif.) Dorsey. Much was predicted out of Franklin his junior season as the heir apparent for Stafon Johnson's running back position at Dorsey, but he was injured for much of his junior season.
Thankfully the Bruins were on their game regarding Franklin, also known as, "Jet Ski" because of his speed, and they offered him a scholie before the word about his skill became known throughout the Pac 10.
Franklin could become the surprise commit of this class.
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