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Marvin Franklin
American football player and coach

Marvin Franklin

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Marvin Augustus "Preacher" Franklin Jr. was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Nebraska State Teachers College at Kearney—now known as the University of Nebraska–Kearney–from 1953 to 1954, compiling a record of 8–8–2. Franklin played college football as an end at Vanderbilt University from 1935 to 1938. After leaving Kearney, he worked as an assistant coach at the University of Houston under head coach Bill Meek. Franklin moved with Meek to Southern Methodist University (SMU) in 1957 and coaches the ends there for four seasons. He resigned in 1961 to become head football coach at the Kent School in Kent, Connecticut. After seven years at Kent, Franklin was hired as head football coach at Battle Ground Academy in Franklin, Tennessee.

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Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Kearney State Antelopes (Nebraska College Conference)
1953 Kearney State 3–5–1 3–2–1 3rd
1954 Kearney State 5–3–1 4–2–1 3rd
Kearney State: 8–8–2 7–4–2
Total: 8–8–2
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