Panthers DB Franklin Signs With CFL Team

Panthers DB Franklin Signs With CFL Team

OAKLAND, CA -- The Oakland Panthers have announced that DB Marloshawn Franklin Jr. has signed a contract with the Montreal Alouettes of the CFL.

Franklin, a 6'1" 190lb native of Detroit, MI, played Defensive Back collegiately at UC Berkeley. Franklin played previously with the (CFL) BC Lions and becomes the second member of the Panthers to sign with the CFL following DL Charles Williams who signed with the Ottawa Redblacks in January.

"This is an amazing opportunity to play for the Alouettes in the CFL. Marloshawn is incredibly talented and a tremendous football player," stated Panthers Head Coach Kurt Bryan. "The Alouettes are very lucky to have Marloshawn, and we wish him all the best!"