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Feliepe Franks heads to NFL draft

Franks makes decision on Razorback future

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — On Thursday night Feliepe Franks announced on his Instagram account that he will head to the NFL draft. Franks declined to return to Arkansas for his second senior season.

Arkansas has six seniors who have announced that they will return to the team.  Players have an extended year of eligibility due to new NCAA rules with Covid-19. 

In his first and only season with Arkansas Franks completed over 68% of his passes this season. He also threw for 17 touchdowns.

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