Andra Franklin

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Andra Franklin
Date of birth: (1959-08-22)August 22, 1959
Place of birth: Anniston, Alabama
Date of death: December 6, 2006(2006-12-06) (aged 47)
Place of death: Lincoln, Nebraska
Career information
Position(s): Fullback
College: Nebraska
NFL Draft: 1981 / Round: 2 / Pick 56
Organizations
As player:
1981-1984 Miami Dolphins
Career stats
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Andra Bernard Franklin (August 22, 1959 – December 6, 2006) was an American running back in the National Football League from 1981 to 1984 for the Miami Dolphins. Franklin played collegiately at the University of Nebraska. Franklin died from heart failure in 2006.

Reliable and strong, he averaged 5.4 yards per carry playing as fullback for Nebraska.

Led the Miami Dolphins in rushing during the strike-shortened 1982 season, 3rd overall in the NFL, with 701 yards in 9 games.

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