Arjei Franklin

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Arjei Franklin
Born: (1982-04-25) April 25, 1982 (age 36)
Toronto, Ontario
Career information
CFL statusNational
Position(s)WR
Height5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight188 lb (85 kg)
UniversityWindsor
High schoolAgincourt Collegiate
CFL draft2006 / Round: 3 / Pick: 19
Drafted byWinnipeg Blue Bombers
Career history
As player
20062009Winnipeg Blue Bombers
20092012Calgary Stampeders

Arjei Franklin (born April 25, 1982) is a former Canadian professional football slotback who played for the Calgary Stampeders and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League.

Franklin is an alumnus of Agincourt Collegiate Institute.

Professional career[edit]

Winnipeg Blue Bombers[edit]

Franklin was drafted by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the 2006 CFL Draft, 3rd round, 19th overall, after starring at University of Windsor.

Calgary Stampeders[edit]

He was traded to the Calgary Stampeders on September 20, 2009.

On February 7, 2013, Franklin retired from professional football.[1]

Awards and achievements[edit]

  • 2004: All-Canadian at inside receiver. OUA First Team All-Star.
  • 2003: OUA Second Team All-Star.
  • 2002: OUA First Team All-Star.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP No. Yards Avg Long TD GP No. Yards Avg Long TD
2006 Winnipeg Blue Bombers CFL 16 16 161 10.1 24 0 1 1 8 8 8 0
2007 Winnipeg Blue Bombers CFL 10 36 452 12.6 61 0 3 9 88 9.8 29 0
2008 Winnipeg Blue Bombers CFL - 52 620 11.9 73 1 - 2 30 15.0 16 0
2009 Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Calgary Stampeders
CFL
CFL
-
-
5
3
53
21
10.6
7.0
18
9
0
0
-
-
-
4
-
85
-
21.2
-
56
-
1
2010 Calgary Stampeders CFL - 42 523 12.5 39 2 - 3 60 20.0 27 1
2011 Calgary Stampeders CFL - 6 68 11.3 25 0 - - - - - -
2012 Calgary Stampeders CFL - 6 35 5.8 12 0 - - - - - -
Totals - 168 1,952 11.6 73 3 - 19 271 14.3 56 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ian Busby (February 7, 2013). Stampeders' Franklin retires to be full-time family man. CANOE.ca. Retrieved February 9, 2013.

External links[edit]