|Place of birth||Jersey City, New Jersey, United States|
|Belmont Abbey College|
|New York Arrows (indoor)|
|1984||New York Nationals|
|1985||Fort Lauderdale Sun|
|–||Atlanta Lightning (indoor)|
|Georgia Perimeter College (assistant)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Franklin Lawson is a retired American soccer player.
Lawson graduated from Cedar Ridge High School. He then attended Belmont Abbey College where he graduated in 1977. He turned professional in 1981 with the Nashville Diamonds of the American Soccer League. He played for the Pennsylvania Stoners and Charlotte Gold in 1984. He also spent time with the New York Arrows of the Major Indoor Soccer League. He also played for the New York Nationals in the United Soccer League. He finished his professional career with the Atlanta Lightning of the SISL. He later played for Atlanta Datagraphic. He has served as an assistant with the Georgia Perimeter College women's soccer team since the 1990s.