Linebacker Zaire Franklin '14 Signs National Letter of Intent with Syracuse
La Salle College High School Senior Linebacker Zaire Franklin '14 signed his national letter of intent with Syracuse University on National Signing Day, Wednesday, February 5, 2014.
The 6-1, 245 linebacker is ranked number 18 in the country by Rivals.com. The 2013 All-State selection and two-time All-City selection helped the Explorers to their 5th straight Catholic League Championship in 2012.
Franklin still has one more high school game left, he's been selected to play in the Big 33 Football Classic. The game, played at Hersheypark Stadium in Hersey, Pa., will be televised at 7 p.m. June 14 on NFL Network. The game pits the top players from Pennsylvania against those from Maryland
Franklin will be majoring in sports management at Syracuse. For more on Franklin's remarkable story, check out this great article by Aaron Carter of Philly.com.