Saw action in 11 games … contributed nine tackles with five solo stops ... had a season-high five tackles against Sam Houston.
Made 31 tackles (21 solo) and contributed five interceptions with four passes broken up at Victor Valley (Calif.) CC.
Made seven tackles, including six solo stops in 11 games of action for Illinois State … also made one start.
First-team all-conference selection at both wide receiver and defensive back as a senior ... named team offensive and special teams player of the year ... had 700 yards receiving, 600 yards rushing and 300 yards passing on offense ... picked off seven passes and recorded 70 tackles in the secondary ... named a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel all-area honorable mention team selection at wide receiver ... as a junior, earned first-team all-confernece honors at wide receiver and defensive back ... also a three-time all conference selection in basketball ... chose Texas A&M over Ole Miss, Oklahoma State and Arizona State.
Johntel Franklin is the son of the late Carlitha Franklin … born Sept. 24, 1991 … agricultural leadership and development major