Franklin Gore (born May 14, 1983) is an American football running back for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Miami, and was drafted by the 49ers in the third round of the 2005 NFL Draft.
Throughout his eight-year NFL career, Gore has often been ranked among the best running backs playing the game, having been selected to four Pro Bowls and achieving four straight seasons with 1,000 rushing yards, among his 6 total. While achieving some personal success, he struggled with a team that suffered numerous losing seasons until he and the 49ers achieved a 13-3 record in the 2011 season under new head coach Jim Harbaugh. In 2011, the 49ers won the NFC West division and reached the NFC championship game. In 2012, Gore helped lead the 49ers to Super Bowl 47. On December 30, 2012, Gore became the 49ers all-time leader in rushing touchdowns with 51.
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