Franklin John Michael Gore (born May 14, 1983) is an American football running back for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the 49ers in the third round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Miami. Throughout his 7 year NFL career, Gore has been ranked among the best running backs to be playing the game, having been selected to three Pro Bowls and having had four straight season with 1,000 rushing yards and a total of 5. After failing for most of his career on having a winning season and reaching the playoffs, he and the 49ers finally did in the 2011 season under new head coach Jim Harbaugh, reaching the NFC championship game, despite losing the game due to a late turnover in overtime. Gore was born in Miami, Florida, and grew up in Coconut Grove, Florida. He attended Coral Gables High School, where he excelled as a running back. He had two notable record-breaking games.
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