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Jamie Franks
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Personal information
Full name Jamie Franks
Date of birth September 25, 1986 (1986-09-25) (age 23)
Place of birth Medford, New Jersey, United States
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Wilmington Hammerheads
Number 23
Youth career
2005–2008 Wake Forest Demon Deacons
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005 Ocean City Barons 04 0(0)
2006–2008 Carolina Dynamo 31 0(4)
2009– Wilmington Hammerheads 17 0(1)
2009 Charleston Battery (loan) 02 0(0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 October, 2009.
† Appearances (Goals).

Jamie Franks (born September 26, 1986 in Medford, New Jersey) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Wilmington Hammerheads in the USL Second Division.




Youth and College

Franks attended Shawnee High School, where he was the 2004 New Jersey High School Player of the Year, a NSCAA/adidas High School All-American and a two-time NSCAA/adidas Youth All-American, and played club soccer for Medford Speed and the PDA Conquistadors.

He played college soccer at Wake Forest University from 2005 to 2008, appearing in 93 games for them in this period. In his senior year he had 3 goals and 11 assists. He compiled 7 goals and 20 assists over his four years, appeared in three college cups and won the 2007 National Championship.

During his college years Franks also played for both the Ocean City Barons[1] and Carolina Dynamo[2] in the USL Premier Development League.


Franks was drafted in the fourth round (49th overall) of the 2009 MLS SuperDraft by Chivas USA, but was not offered a contract by the club, and eventually signed with the Wilmington Hammerheads of the USL Second Division. He made his professional debut on April 25, 2009 in Wilmington's 2-2 opening day tie with the Charlotte Eagles[3].


While in college Franks played for the USA Under-18s national team.


Wilmington Hammerheads

Wake Forest University


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