The newest inductees, who will officially be installed as members of the Elko Hall of Fame Friday night, are Floyd Edsall, Len Holdren, Royal Orser, Leon Reyes, Chet Franklin
, Tim Gilligan and Julie Butler.
was a 3-sport athlete at Elko
competing in football, basketball and track.He
was an all-state player on the gridiron both his
junior and senior years.Franklin was the student body president his senior year and received a scholarship award as the school's valedictorian.He went on to play football at the University of Utah and was eventually named a team captain.After Utah, Franklin received his Masters Degree from Stanford University and was an assistant coach.He
also coached at Oklahoma and Colorado.Franklin spent 35 years as a coach and director of player personnel for the Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49ers, Kansas City Chiefs, New Orleans Saints and San Diego Chargers.He currently works for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.