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  • John Franklin III: Auburn's backup discusses first touchdowns, coming off bench and Netflix docuseries

    John Franklin III spoke to the media for the first time this fall following a 58-7 win over ULM. Auburn's backup quarterback discussed his role on the offense, rushing and throwing for touchdowns in the win and how he was portrayed in Netflix docuseries "Last Chance U."

John Franklin III spoke to the media for the first time this fall following a 58-7 win over ULM. Auburn's backup quarterback discussed his role on the offense, rushing and throwing for touchdowns in the win and how he was portrayed in Netflix docuseries "Last Chance U."
John Franklin III spoke to the media for the first time this fall following a 58-7 win over ULM. Auburn's backup quarterback discussed his role on the offense, rushing and throwing for touchdowns in the win and how he was portrayed in Netflix docuseries "Last Chance U."
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Mike Niziolek joins the Ledger-Enquirer after spending the past three years with MLive.com. The past year he covered Eastern Michigan University athletics, including football and recruiting. He also filled in as a backup writer for the Detroit Tigers, Detroit Red Wings and University of Michigan. Mike is a 2004 graduate of Michigan State.