July 25, 2007
Franklin making transformation
Duncanville, Texas, was home to the top 5A team in the state last spring and the top team in the country according to one poll. Leading the way was Texas Tech signee D'walyn Roberts with a little help from sophomore duo Shawn Williams and Roger Franklin.
Williams is widely regarded as one of the top prospects in Texas and the nation and Franklin established himself as a rising prospect at power forward. This spring and summer though, Franklin has been working to transform his game. With offers on the table and interest from Oklahoma State, Baylor, Marquette, Vanderbilt, SMU, Georgia Tech, Texas A&M, Memphis, and Texas, Franklin has an early top five of Oklahoma State, Oklahoma, Kansas State, Utah, Memphis, and Texas A&M. However, he is keeping his options open, and knows what he is looking for in a school.
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