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John Franklin-Myers (born September 26, 1996) is an American football defensive end for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Stephen F. Austin.[1]

John Franklin-Myers
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Franklin-Myers with the Rams in 2018
No. 94 – Los Angeles Rams
Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1996-09-26) September 26, 1996 (age 22)
Los Angeles, California
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:288 lb (131 kg)
Career information
High school:Greenville (Greenville, Texas)
College:Stephen F. Austin
NFL Draft:2018 / Round: 4 / Pick: 135
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Total tackles:10
Forced fumbles:1
Fumble recoveries:1
Player stats at


Early yearsEdit

Franklin-Myers attended and played high school football at Greenville High School in Greenville, Texas.[2]

College careerEdit

Franklin-Myers played college football for the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks.[3]

Professional careerEdit

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 3 78 in
(1.93 m)
283 lb
(128 kg)
4.75 s 2.78 s 1.66 s 4.48 s 7.36 s 33 in
(0.84 m)
9 ft 5 in
(2.87 m)
26 reps
All values from NFL Combine[4]

Franklin-Myers was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the fourth round (135th overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft. The pick used to draft him originally was acquired in a trade that sent Alec Ogletree to the New York Giants.[5] He made his professional debut in the Rams' season opener against the Oakland Raiders. In Week 4, against the Minnesota Vikings, he recorded his first professional sack.He also recorded a sack in Super Bowl LIII against New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady though it was quickly recovered by the Patriot's offense.[6]


  1. ^ "Rams select John Franklin-Myers with 135th overall pick in 2018 NFL Draft". USA Today. April 28, 2018. Retrieved October 18, 2018.
  2. ^ "John Franklin-Myers on going 0-40 in high school: 'It was really frustrating'". USA Today. May 19, 2018. Retrieved October 18, 2018.
  3. ^ Klein, Gary. "Rams rookie John Franklin-Myers proving his worth on defense - Los Angeles Times". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved October 18, 2018.
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  5. ^ "Los Angeles Rams select Stephen F. Austin DL John Franklin-Myers". April 28, 2018. Retrieved June 10, 2018.
  6. ^ "Rams Outlast Vikings in 38-31 Barnburner". Minnesota Vikings. Retrieved October 18, 2018.

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