October 26, 2006

Franklin talks commit

Arkansas picked up its 12th verbal commitment Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. when Marion (Ark.) safety Jerry Franklin decided to pull the trigger and cast his lot with the Razorbacks.

Franklin, 6-foot-2, 210 pounds, has been tearing it up on the gridiron this season and has steadily risen among the most coveted recruits in the Natural State, despite falling under sleeper status early in the process. Franklin attended two summer camps, Arkansas and Ole Miss, and both schools promptly offered him a scholarship.

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