Former Washburn CB Franklin cut from 49ers

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Zach Franklin during NFL football practice at the team's training facility Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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SAN FRANCISCO (WIBW) -- Former Washburn Ichabod defensive back Zach Franklin was cut by the San Francisco 49ers Tuesday.

Franklin was waived to make room for cornerback Asa Jackson.

In 45 games (34 starts) at Washburn, Franklin recorded 109 tackles, 32 passes defended, six tackles for loss, two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble.

Franklin has been suffering from an ankle injury, according to