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Ferrum’s Franklin garners all-region laurels
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Ferrum College junior punter Wesley Franklin has earned All-South Region honors in voting by (Staff Photo by Steven Marsh)

Friday, December 7, 2012

MINNEAPOLIS -- Ferrum College junior punter Wesley Franklin has been chosen to the 2012 All-South Region football team, the website's eighth-annual postseason all-region squad.

Franklin, who hails from Morganton, N.C., is a a third-team selection on defense.

Franklin recently earned first team All-USA South Athletic Conference honors in a vote of the league's head coaches.

This season, Franklin finished fifth in th nation among Division III punters with a 41.5 yards-per-punt average.

Franklin placed 13 punts inside the 20 yard line. Eight of his punts traveled 50 or more yards. He finished 2.86 yards-per-punt in arrears to the national leader.

Franklin is the only Ferrum player selected to the squad.

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