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  • Video: Franklin High's Lamar Jackson makes grade on, off the field

    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.
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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