Versatile Franklin High School senior Lamar Jackson is one of the region's most heavily recruited football player and has received scholarship offers from more than 20 colleges around the nation. In addition to his on-field prowess, Jackson has made himself into an excellent student. And he sings, too. "A little," he said. Video by Andrew Seng. The Sacramento Bee.
Versatile Franklin High School senior Lamar Jackson is one of the region's most heavily recruited football player and has received scholarship offers from more than 20 colleges around the nation. In addition to his on-field prowess, Jackson has made himself into an excellent student. And he sings, too. "A little," he said. Video by Andrew Seng. The Sacramento Bee.
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Franklin football star Lamar Jackson can run, cover, tackle – and sing

September 02, 2015 5:02 PM

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Joe Davidson has covered sports for The Sacramento Bee since 1988. He's an award-winning authority on high school sports, specializing in going behind the scenes to report on what makes teams and athletes unique. Though Davidson has been accused of being a graduate of Del Oro, De La Salle, Elk Grove, Franklin, Grant, Granite Bay, Jesuit, Oak Ridge, Rocklin, St. Francis and many other local schools, he attended high school in Oregon, where he participated in football and track.

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