LEGENDARY CANES QB STEVE WALSH TALKS ABOUT GETTING RECRUITED BY JIMMY JOHNSON, LEARNING FROM VINNY TESTAVERDE AND HELPING UM CAPTURE THE 1987 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP ON THE BEHIND THE U PODCAST

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University of Miami Athletics

Thaddius Franklin, Jr.

position

Running Back

Height

6-0

Weight

215 lbs.

Hometown

West Park, Fla.

High School

Chaminade-Madonna

A consensus four-star prospect by 247Sports, ESPN and Rivals…Rated No. 232 in the ESPN300 Rankings…Ranked the No. 11 running back nationally and No. 36 player in Florida by ESPN… Listed as the No. 236 overall player in the 247Sports Composite Top247…Rated the No. 11 running back in the country and No. 33 player in Florida by 247Sports Composite…Ranked the No. 233 player in the Rivals Top 250…Listed as the No. 12 running back nationally and No. 35 player in Florida by Rivals…Has over 5,000 rushing yards and 51 rushing touchdowns in four-year varsity career…Rushed for 2,282 yards and 28 touchdowns as a junior…High school teammate of fellow #2rings1chain signee Allan Haye…Chose Miami over offers from Alabama, Auburn, Baylor, Boston College, Florida, Florida State, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisville, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi State, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio State, Ole Miss, Oregon, Penn State, Pitt, Purdue, Rutgers, South Carolina, Syracuse, TCU, Tennessee, Texas A&M, Utah, Virginia Tech and West Virginia, among others.