As a Junior (2023)

  • Started all 12 games on the defensive line as a junior
  • Finished second on the team with 5.5 tackles for loss, and in sacks with three
  • Added 29 tackles, four quarterback hurries, and pass defended
  • Recorded first career sack at Hawai'i during the season-opening win
  • Set a career-high with five tackles at home against Arizona on Sept. 23, adding a half sack in the game
  • Had a full sack in the team's road win at Washington State on Nov. 4
  • Blocked a field goal attempt against UCLA on Oct. 21, the team's lone field goal block of the season

As a Redshirt Freshman (2022)

  • Made appearances in all 12 of the Cardinal's 2022 games, earning 10 starts
  • Finished the year with 15 tackles (5 solo), 1.0 tackles-for-loss for three yards, alongside one pass breakup, a fumble recovery and three quarterback hurries
  • Recorded first career fumble recovery at Notre Dame (Oct. 15)

As a Freshman (2021)

  • Appeared in four games, retains the ability to redshirt
  • Made four tackles on the season

Prior to Stanford

  • Played at Pinnacle High School in Phoenix, Ariz. for head coach Dana Zupke
  • Ranked No. 16 in Arizona by PrepStar and No. 25 by both ESPN and 247Sports
  • At weak-side defensive end, ranked No. 47 by PrepStar and No. 94 by 247Sports
  • 2020 district Defensive Player of the Year
  • 2019 all-region first team
  • 2019 all-district first team
  • Helped his team to the 2018 region championship
  • 27 tackles, four sacks, three forced fumbles in 2020
  • 47 tackles, nine sacks and a forced fumble in 2019
  • Also competed in basketball
  • National Honors Society
  • Spanish Honor Society


  • Son of David and Kerwin Franklin
  • Father played football at Brown
  • Uncle, Mark Franklin, played football at Harvard
  • Grandfather, Mike Krofchik, played football at Arizona State
  • Has four brothers, Mac, Cole, Jack and Haydon
  • Brother, Mac, plays football at Brown