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Northwest Bearcats

James Franklin


James Franklin

Running Back

HometownOlathe, Kan.
Previous SchoolNebraska-Omaha

2010 (UNO)

Ranked second on the team in rushing with 766 yards on 158 carrie for 69.9 yards per game ... averaged 4.8 yards per carry and scored a team-high 10 rushing touchdowns ... rushed for a career-high 134 yards and three touchdowns on 26 carries vs. Northwest Missouri State ... went over the century mark three times in his freshman season and had four multi-touchdown games ... added 11 receptions for 88 yards


Olathe North High School

Played for coach Pete Flood ... rushed for a school-record 5,916 career yards, breaking now San Diego Charger Darren Sproles' record of 5,230 yards ... ran for 2,803 yards and 31 touchdowns as a senior in leading his team to the large school, Class 6A state championship ... Kansas City Player of the Year and an all-state selection



Born Sept. 23, 1991 in Coffeyville, Kan. ... son of Kris and Angie Hoffman ... has a brother and a sister