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Frantz Joseph
Frantz Joseph

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Fort Lauderdale, FL

High School:
Fort Lauderdale

Last College:
Boston College

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 235

Position:
LB

Birthdate:
06/12/1986

Major:
Marketing and Business Management


Frantz Joseph Photo Gallery

Named to the 2008 Lombardi Award Preliminary Watch List
• Butkus Watch List Member
• Holds the Single-Season FAU Record for Tackles
• Selected Phil Steele's Mid-Season All-Sun Belt Second Team
• Sun Belt Total Tackles Leader
• Sun Belt Conference First-Team Member

New Orleans Bowl: Recorded 10 tackles, including six solo and two tackles for a loss of five yards.

2007: One of just two Sun Belt Conference players listed on the Butkus Watch List...tied with fellow linebacker Andre Clark with a team-leading eight tackles against Middle Tennessee...led the squad against OSU, despite hurting his ankle on Thursday prior to the game...had a team-leading 14 tackles versus Minnesota and 12 at North Texas, both victories...earned the team's "Bone" award for big hits at North Texas...selected to Phil Steele's Mid-Season All-SBC Second Team...had 13 tackles against Lafayette... defensive game ball winner for his efforts against Arkansas State, eight tackles...led the squad with seven tackles at Florida...had one tackle for a loss of five yards...tied the FAU single-season tackle record in the first quarter of the FIU game in the redzone to prevent a score...had six games with double-digit tackles...led squad with 11 tackles at Troy...had a TFL, a FF and an INT...recorded 10 against Memphis...had seven games with double-digit tackles.

2006: Jumped into the starting lineup to make an immediate impact... ended the season with 11 collegiate games under his belt after a two-year layoff...finished the year with 61 tackles, third on the squad and third among returners...recorded 2.5 tackles for a loss of three yards...also had a sack, an interception and a recovered fumble...most productive game came against Lafayette, a game he recorded a team-high 14 tackles...became known for his hard hits and earned the team's "Bone" award, an honor earned following each victory for the hardest hit...the season-ending honor is named the Ramon Rickards Memorial Bone Award for the squad's inaugural defensive end who was killed in a motorcycle accident in June of 2006. 2005: Transfer...practiced with the squad in the fall and spring completing transfer requirements.

2004: Attended Boston College but did not play as a freshman.

High School: Played for David Martin at Fort Lauderdale High School, where he earned 4A All-County honors as a senior linebacker...led the Flying L's in tackles in 2002 and 2003...tallied 73 tackles in five games in 2002 and 96 in seven games in 2003...forced seven fumbles and made two interceptions in 2003...served as Fort Lauderdale's captain as a senior...earned team MVP honors and All-American student-athlete award...two-sport athlete (football and basketball).

Personal: Marketing and business management major...son of Marie Clercuis...born June 12, 1986...one of five children (three boys and two girls).

Career Defensive Stats
YearGMSUTATTTTFLSack
2006113922612.5-31.0-0
200713646713112.5-262.0-13
Total241038919215-293.0-15

FAU 2007 Game-by-Game
DateOpponentSoloAstTotalTFL-YdsNo-SACK-Yds
09/01MTSU4482.0-81.0-7
09/08at Oklahoma State6281.5-10.0-0
09/15Minnesota410141.0-10.0-0
09/22 at North Texas 6 6 12 0.0-0 0.0-0
09/29 at Kentucky 3 4 7 0.0-0 0.0-0
10/06 USF 6 4 10 1.0-0 0.0-0
10/20 at ULL 5 8 13 0.5-0 1.0-0
10/23 ULM 4 11 15 5.0-5 0.0-0
11/10 Arkansas State 4 4 8 0.0-0 0.0-0
11/17 at Florida 5 2 7 1.0-1 0.0-0
11/24 at FIU 5 3 8 1.0-2 0.0-0
12/01 at Troy 7 4 11 0.5-1 0.0-0
12/21 vs Memphis 6 4 10 1.0-2 2.0-9
Total646713112.5-262.0-13

FAU 2006 Game-by-Game
DateOpponentSoloAstTotalTFL-YdsNo-SACK-Yds
09/02at Kansas State2130.0-00-0
09/16at Oklahoma State4040.0-00-0
09/23at South Carolina3140.0-00-0
09/30at Louisiana Monroe5160.0-00-0
10/12SOUTHERN UTAH2350.0-00-0
10/18LA-LAFAYETTE95 141.0-21-2
10/28ARKANSAS STATE2240.0-00-0
11/04at Middle Tennessee3140.0-00-0
11/11TROY 5491.0-10-0
11/18at North Texas2130.0-00-0
11/25Florida International2352.5-31-2
Total3922612.5-31-2
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