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Orlando Franklin

Orlando Franklin
Franklin in the 2011 NFL preseason.
No. 74     Denver Broncos
Guard / Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-04-12) April 12, 1987
Place of birth: Kingston, Jamaica
Height: 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Weight: 320 lb (145 kg)
Career information
High school: Delray Beach (FL) Atlantic Com.
College: Miami (FL)
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 2 / Pick: 46
Debuted in 2011 for the Denver Broncos
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2013
Games Played 47
Games Started 47
Stats at NFL.com

Orlando D. Franklin (born December 16, 1987) is a Jamaican-born Canadian-American professional football guard and tackle for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Broncos in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Miami.

High school career

Born in Kingston, Jamaica and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Franklin moved to Florida as a high school junior, attending Atlantic Community High School in Delray Beach, Florida. At the school, he was a teammate of Courtney Robinson, Jayron Hosley and Preston Parker.

College career

Franklin attended the University of Miami from 2007 to 2010. He started 39 of 51 games at both offensive tackle and guard.

Professional career

2011 NFL Draft

Franklin was selected 14th in the 2nd round, 46th overall, by the Denver Broncos in the 2011 NFL Draft.

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 6⅜ in 316 lb 35 in 11⅛ in 5.11 s 1.76 s 2.93 s 28½ in 26 reps
All values from 2011 NFL Scouting Combine.[1][1][2]

Denver Broncos

2011: Rookie season

Franklin was assigned the number 74 for the Broncos in 2011 training camp. He started all 16 games of the 2011 NFL season for the Broncos.

2012 season

Franklin was a starter for all 16 games of the regular season at right tackle.

2013 season

Franklin started 15 games in 2013. He helped the Broncos into Super Bowl XLVIII, only to lose against the Seattle Seahawks 8-43.

References

  1. ^ a b "Orlando Franklin, DS #8 OT, Miami". nfldraftscout.com. Retrieved 2011-04-30. 
  2. ^ "NFL Events: Combine Player Profiles - Orlando Franklin". nfl.com. Retrieved 2011-04-30. 

External links

  • Denver Broncos bio
  • Miami Hurricanes bio
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