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Florida QB Feleipe Franks Signs Contract with Red Sox, Expected to Play Football

Florida quarterback Feleipe Franks will be headed back to Gainesville for his redshirt junior season, but the former high-school baseball star is keeping his long-term options open after signing a contract with the Boston Red Sox.

Alex Speier of the Boston Globe (h/t Tom Fornelli of CBS Sports) reported Friday the Sox announced the signing of five players including Franks, who Boston picked in the 31st round of the 2019 MLB draft.

Speier provided more context while also noting Franks' $40,000 signing bonus.

"The Red Sox signed Franks for $40,000," Speier tweeted.