Feleipe Franks

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Feleipe Franks
Florida Gators – No. 13
Position Quarterback
Class
Redshirt
Sophomore
Career history
College
High school Wakulla (Crawfordville, Florida)
Personal information
Born: (1997-12-22) December 22, 1997 (age 20)
Crawfordville, Florida
Height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight 240 lb (109 kg)

Feleipe Franks (born December 22, 1997) is an American football quarterback for the Florida Gators.

Early years[edit]

Franks attended Wakulla High School in Crawfordville, Florida. During his high school career he passed for 6,867 yards and 81 touchdowns.[1] He originally committed to Louisiana State University (LSU) to play college football but switched his commitment to the University of Florida.[2][3]

College career[edit]

Franks redshirted his first year at Florida in 2016. As a redshirt freshman in 2017, he beat out Malik Zaire and Luke Del Rio for the starting quarterback job.[4][5] On September 16, 2017, Franks threw a game-winning 63-yard Hail Mary pass to receiver Tyrie Cleveland against Tennessee for a touchdown. Florida won the game 26–20.[6]


College statistics[edit]

Passing
Year Team GP Cmp Att Pct Yards TDs Int
2017 Florida 10 125 229 54.6 1438 9 8
2018 Florida 4 50 95 52.6 742 12 2
College Totals 14 175 324 54.0 2180 21 10

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Comparing the top two Florida QB candidates this spring". gainesville.com. Retrieved 2017-08-31.
  2. ^ "Feleipe Franks commits to Gators". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved 2017-08-31.
  3. ^ Chris Johnson. "Feleipe Franks commits to Florida: Gators flip ex-LSU QB recruit". SI.com. Retrieved 2017-08-31.
  4. ^ "Florida Gators suspend two more players ahead of season opener vs Michigan – Gators name QB Feleipe Franks Week 1 starter; RB, WR latest to be suspended". espn.com. Retrieved 2017-08-31.
  5. ^ "Gators QB Feleipe Franks will start season opener against Michigan". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved 2017-08-31.
  6. ^ Rapp, Timothy. "Feleipe Franks' Hail Mary to Tyrie Cleveland Gives Florida Win over Tennessee". Bleacher Report. Retrieved 2018-02-05.
  7. ^ "Feleipe Franks". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2018-09-03.
  8. ^ "Feleipe Franks". Retrieved 2018-09-28.

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