No. 25 James Franklin
Published: Friday, June 22, 2012 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, June 22, 2012 at 6:19 p.m.
Gatorsports.com counts down the Top 25 players in the Southeastern Conference.
NO. 25 JAMES FRANKLIN
Missouri junior quarterback
Weight: 225 pounds
Why he's No. 25: Athletic dual-threat quarterback who blossomed last season in his first year as Missouri's starting quarterback. Capable of beating you with both his legs and his arm.
College career: In his first year as a starter, Franklin passed for 2,895 yards with 22 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. Franklin also rushed for 981 yards and 15 touchdowns
Fun fact: Franklin's father, Willie Franklin, was a former standout tight end at Oklahoma who went on to a brief four-game NFL career with the Baltimore Colts.