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Andrew Franks, K

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Andrew Franks, K

Position: Kicker
Ht: 6’1”
Wt: 205 lbs.
College: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
Hometown: Carmel, CA
Born: January 11, 1993

Transactions: Signed with the Miami Dolphins as an Undrafted Rookie Free Agent on May 8, 2015.

Scouting Report: Possesses a powerful leg for kickoffs…could easily serve as a kickoff specialist for a team…drives the ball deep and still has strong hang time…hits a nice ball on field goals…gets good height and the ball gets up quick…could develop into a complete kicker for a team

NFL Notes:  In 2015, started all 16 games as a rookie…was 13-for-16 on field goals (81.3%) with a long of 53…33-of-36 on extra points (91.7%)…44-of-66 kickoffs (66.7%) resulted in a touchback…66.7% touchback percentage tied for eighth in the NFL.

College: Franks is one of the most celebrated and decorated athletes in RPI history…holds school records for career field goals (37) and touchbacks (85)…longest field goal in school history (54 yards)…single-season record for touchbacks (33)…second in career PATs (115)…third in career punting average (37.2 yards per game)… in 2014, was named D3football.com All-America First Team, AP Little All-America Second Team, AFCA All-America, All-ECAC Division III North First Team, Liberty League Special Teams Player of the Year, All-Liberty League First Team (kicker), All-Liberty League Second Team (punter), and participated in the National Bowl All-Star Game in Miami, Florida…in 2013, was named D3football.com All-America First Team, BSN National All-America First Team, Liberty League Special Teams Player of the Year, All-Liberty League First Team (kicker), All-Liberty League Second Team (punter)…in 2012, was named D3Football.com All-Region First Team, All-Liberty League First Team…for his career, Franks made 37 of 56 field goals and 115 of 123 PATs for 226 points…averaged 61.2 yards on 202 kickoffs with 85 touchbacks…also punted for two years, compiling 3,796 yards on 102 attempts with 31 that landed inside the 20-yard line.

FILM:

Husted Kicking Profile Page

FG’s:
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Kickoffs:
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Punts:
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News:

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INFO:

College: Franks is one of the most celebrated and decorated athletes in RPI history. His honors and accomplishments include:

2014

•D3football.com All-America First Team
•AP Little All-America Second Team
•AFCA All-America
•All-ECAC Division III North First Team
•D3football.com All-Region First Team
•National Bowl participant
•Liberty League All-Academic
•Liberty League Special Teams Player of the Year
•All-Liberty League First Team (unanimous)
•All-Liberty League Second Team (punter)
•D3football.com National Team of the Week once
•ECAC Northwest Special Teams Player of the Week twice
•Liberty League Special Teams Performer of the Week five times
•School record for field goals in a career (37)
•School record for touchbacks in a career (85)
•Second in school history in point-after-touchdowns in a career (115)
•Third in school history in punting average in a career (37.2 yards)
•School record for touchbacks in a season (33)
•Second in school history for field goals in a season (16)
•Springfield’s Stagg Field record for longest made field goal (52 yards on Nov. 8)
•School record for longest made field goal (54 yards on Oct. 25)
•School record for longest made field goal (51 yards on Oct. 25)
•Longest field goal in Division III (54 yards on October 25)
•Second longest field goal in Division III (52 yards on November 8)
•Fifth in Division III in field goals per game (1.45)
•First in Liberty League in field goals per game (1.45)
•First in Liberty League in scoring among kickers (7.1 points per game)
•First in Liberty League in touchbacks (33)
•Second in Liberty League in punting average (38.6 yards per attempt)
•Third in Liberty League in overall scoring (7.1 points per game)
•Third in Liberty League in point-after percentage (96.8%)
•First on team in scoring (78 points)

 2013
•D3football.com All-America First Team
•BSN National All-America First Team
•D3football.com All-Region First Team
•Liberty League All-Academic
•Liberty League Special Teams Player of the Year
•All-Liberty League First Team
•All-Liberty League Second Team (punter)
•Rensselaer Special Teams Player of the Year
•D3football.com National Team of the Week once
•ECAC North West Special Teams Player of the Week twice
•Liberty League Special Teams Performer of the Week three times
•Tied school record for longest made field goal (50 yards on Sept. 14)
•School record for field goals in a game (5 on Sept. 14)
•Tenth in Division III in field goal percentage (.818)
•First in Liberty League in scoring among kickers (5.3 points per game)
•Seventh in Liberty League in overall scoring (5.3 points per game)
•First on team in scoring (53 points)

2012 
•D3Football.com All-Region First Team
•All-Liberty League First Team
•Liberty League All-Academic
•School record for touchbacks in a season (23)
•School record for longest made field goal (50 yards on Nov. 10)
•First in Liberty League in scoring among kickers (6.1 points per game)
•First in Liberty League in field goals made (8)
•First in Liberty League in field goals per game (.89)
•Second in Liberty League in field goal percentage (57.1)
•First on team in scoring (55 points)

2011
•All-Liberty League Honorable Mention
•Liberty League Special Teams Performer of the Week once
•Liberty League Rookie of the Week once