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Marcus Franklin

Marcus  Franklin

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
La Vergne, Tenn.

High School:
La Vergne

Event:
Throws

02/14/2015

Rebels Complete Final Tuneup for SEC Indoor Championships

Ole Miss Athletes Produce Big Marks in Fayetteville and Seattle

01/24/2015

Records Fall, Ole Miss Shines at Vanderbilt Invitational

Rebels Claim Five Victories, Four Facility Records, Two School Records in Nashville

01/17/2015

Jumpers Lead Rebels at Auburn Indoor Invitational

Big Jumps by Phillip Young and Adam Aguirre Highlight Day

01/10/2015

Miller's World-Leading 60m Sets Tone in Ole Miss 2015 Opener

Jalen Miller Clocks World-Leading 6.56 to Win 60m Dash

05/03/2014

Phillip Young, Rebels Perform Well At LSU Invitational

Ole Miss Men Place Third In Team Standings

AT OLE MISS (2014):

2014:

OUTDOOR: Competed in the discus throw throughout the season ... achieved a season-best throw of 162-2 at the Alabama-Mississippi Border Clash, which ranks him 10th in school history ... won the event at the MC Twilight Invitational (151-11).

INDOOR: Competed in the weight throw throughout the season, including an 18th-place result at the SEC Championships (57-0.75) ... had a personal-best heave of 60-7.25 that placed him third at the Vanderbilt Invitational and ranks him fifth in the school record books.

BEFORE OLE MISS: Lettered three years in track & field at La Vergne High School under coach Mark Stephens ... placed 13th in the discus as the 2012 New Balance Outdoor Nationals ... three-time All-State selection as a discus thrower ... 2012 TSSAA 3A state champion in the discus as a junior ... three-time region champion in the discus ... 2013 Daily News Journal Athlete of the Year ... outdoor personal bests of 181-4 in the discus and 48-5.5 in the shot put ... also lettered three years in football.

PERSONAL: Born Nov. 21, 1994 ... son of Tomeka Cannon and Anthony Franklin ... chose Ole Miss over Tennessee and LSU.

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