Packers Johnathan Franklin: Franklin’s Playbook Video, Part Two

“You can’t coach effort.” This is the second in a series of videos being produced by the UCLA film department about Packers draft pick Johnathan Franklin. (you can find part one here) In this episode, we learn about what drives Johnathan Franklin to succeed and some struggles he’s had to overcome. You’ll hear from UCLA […]

Packers Johnathan Franklin: Road to Green Bay, Page One Video

Selected by the Packers in the fourth round of last April’s draft, UCLA running back Johnathan Franklin is the subject of a UCLA video series that will document his transition from college player to professional athlete with the Green Bay Packers. Below is the first installment, Page One. Franklin also happens to be our special […]

Reminder: Don’t sleep on Johnathan Franklin

Much has been made over the Packers’ running game in recent years, and this year’s draft class proves that upgrading the ground game is a top priority headed into 2013. No, the Packers may not have landed the No. 1 running back in the draft — last Giovani Bernard mention — but they may have […]

Packers 2013 NFL Draft – Fourth Round Pick: Johnathan Franklin, RB UCLA

With the 125th pick in the 4th round, the Packers select Johnathan Franklin, RB UCLA   PLAYER DETAILS:  Johnathan Franklin RB UCLA 5’10″/205lbs   CAREER NOTES:Franklin was a little-known three-star recruit out of high school and redshirted in 2008 before becoming a four-year starter for the Bruins. He produced quality numbers as a freshman, sophomore and […]

NFL Draft Prospect: Datone Jones, DE, UCLA

Player Information: Datone Jones, Defensive End, UCLA 6’04”, 283 pounds Compton, CA STATS NFL Combine: 40 time: 4.80 225-pound bench: 29 reps Vertical: 31 1/2″ 20 yard shuttle:  4.32 News and Notes: Jones was a four-star recruit coming out of high school. . .started as a true freshman in 2008 and in 2009, racked up 11 tackles […]