MINERS

Paul Franklin
12  Paul Franklin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Denison, Texas

High School:
South Oak Cliff HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200

Position:
RB

Experience:
HS

PRIOR TO UTEP: Texas Top-300 Player by Dave Campbell's Texas Football magazine ... three-year All-District 11-4A member, earning district MVP honors as a senior ... helped his team finish 11-1 and claim the district title by carrying 148 times for 1,600 yards while scoring 28 touchdowns ... captained the team ... rushed for about 500 yards and five scores in just three games in an injury-shortened junior season ... had 74 carries for 914 yards and 12 TDs as a sophomore, his first year as a varsity starter ... three-year letterman with the track team ... member of the National Honor Society and is on the school's academic honor roll.

PERSONAL: Parents are Barbara Braxton and Donald Moten ... born 10/29/93 (Denison, Texas) ... has two sisters and one brother ... his mother was an All-American softball and volleyball player at the University of Texas ... has a first cousin, Ronny Braxton, who played football at the University of Houston.