Bobby Franklin (American football)

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Bobby Franklin
No. 24, 22
Date of birth (1936-10-05) October 5, 1936 (age 80)
Place of birth Clarksdale, Mississippi
Career information
Position(s) Safety
College Mississippi
AFL draft 1960 / Round: 2 / Pick: First Selections
Drafted by Los Angeles Chargers
NFL draft 1960 / Round: 11 / Pick: 127
Drafted by Cleveland Browns
Career history
As player
1960–1966 Cleveland Browns
Career stats
Interceptions 13
Touchdowns 2

Bobby Ray Franklin (born October 5, 1936) is a former American football safety for the Cleveland Browns. He played as a quarterback for Ole Miss in college, and was the head football coach at Northwest Mississippi Community College. On June 25, 2010 he was inducted to the Mississippi Association of Coaches Hall of Fame.

After retiring, he coached the defensive backs and special teams for the Dallas Cowboys from 1968 to 1972.[1]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-12-28. Retrieved 2014-12-28. 

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