Franklin Gore Sr., professionally known as Frank Gore, is an American footballer who plays running back. Gore was the 65th pick in the third round of the 2005 NFL Draft.

He is currently a free agent who has played with several NFL franchises, including New York Jets, Buffalo Bills, Indianapolis Colts, Miami Dolphins, and San Francisco 49ers.

Quick Info
Full NameFranklin Gore Sr.
Date Of BirthMay 14, 1983
Birth PlaceMiami, Florida
Parent(s)Liz Gore (Mother)
ProfessionAmerican Footballer
PositionRunning Back
Age38 years old
Height5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m / 175 cm)
Weight96 kg (212 lbs)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Zodiac SignTaurus
Martial StatusIn a relationship
PartnerDrick Parrish
Children1 (Frank Gore Jr.)
Net Worth$35 Million

Frank Gore Early Life and Background

Born on May 14, 1983, Gore hails from Miami, Florida. Gore holds American nationality and comes from an Afro-American background. His Zodiac sign is Taurus. Frank Gore was born to his mother, Liz Gore. Unfortunately, his father’s name has not been revealed. His mother raised him in Coconut Grove, Florida. 

Gore attended and graduated from Coral Gables High School. Gore broke and set records in his high school years, even earning titles.

Gore was a talented football prospect who never neglected his academics and assisted his mother. His mother had a kidney disease and had already started dialysis treatments, so to assist his mother, he attended the University of Miami

Frank Gore
Image Source: Gore’s Instagram

Frank Gore Physical Stats

Discussing his physical stats, Frank Gore stands at 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m / 175 cm) and weighs around 96 kg (212 lbs). Gore has black eyes and black hair and is 38-years-old as of 2022. However, regarding his body measurements, the information is still under review.


Frank Gore Career

High School Highlights

Frank Gore excelled as a running back on the football team and set two notable record-breaking games in high school. He scored a then-career-high 293 yards and two touchdowns on ten carry in the first game. Gore broke his record in the next game with 319 yards and six touchdowns on 13 carries.

He broke several Dade County single-season records in his senior year, including rushing yards (2,997) and touchdowns (39). Later on, The Miami Herald named Gore the top prospect in Dade County, fourth in Florida, and fifth nationally. 


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College Highlights

In 2001, Gore attended the University of Miami and debuted against Penn State Nittany Lions. He had the third-best season total in school history as a freshman, including being named Sporting News’ Big East Freshman of the Year.

In his next season, Gore was in spring practice when he suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his left knee. Therefore ending his entire season recovering from knee surgery.

He returned for his junior season after recovering from the injury. The season concluded with 89 carries for 468 rushing yards and four rushing touchdowns, along with 12 receptions for 105 receiving yards.

He played 28 games with the Hurricanes the following season, rushing 380 times for 1,975 yards and seventeen touchdowns.

Frank Gore
Image Source: Gore’s Instagram

NFL Highlights

San Francisco 49ers picked Frank Gore as their 65th pick in the 2005 NFL Draft, becoming the sixth running back to be selected. Gore signed a three-year $1.542 million contract with the San Francisco 49ers on July 28, 2005. In his NFL debut match against St. Louis Rams, he rushed 17 yards on four carries and caught two passes for 21 yards. Gore started in one out of 14 games.

After the 2005 season, Gore underwent major surgery on both shoulders. The following season, he had fumbling problems at the beginning; however, he improved his carrying and only three more times the rest of the year.

On March 28, 2007, Gore signed a $28 million four-year extension contract. The 2007 season concluded with 1,102 rushing yards and 436 receiving yards as the 49ers finished with a 5–11 record.

Gore finished with 1,036 rushing yards and six rushing touchdowns the following season. In addition, Gore set a career-best ten rushing touchdowns and 13 total touchdowns from scrimmage in the 2009 season. The next season, Gore ranked 94 on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2011.


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On August 30, 2011, he signed a three-year $25.9 million extension contract with San Francisco. In 2012, he was ranked 28 on the NFL Top 100 Players by his fellow players, 32 in 2013, and 46 in 2014.

On March 10, 2015, Frank Gore signed a three-year $12 million contract with the Indianapolis Colts. As a result, Gore became the Colts first running back to rush for 1000 yards since Joseph Addai the next season.

In 2018, he signed a one-year $1.105 million contract with the Miai Dolphins. In addition, Gore signed a one-year $2 million contract with the Buffalo Bills the following year. In Week 4 against defending Super Bowl champion New York England Patriots, Gore rushed 17 times for 109 yards and became the fourth player in NFL history to run for 15000 yards.

Gore signed a one-year $1.05 million contract with New York and concluded the season as the Jets leading rusher, where he rushed 653 yards and two touchdowns, along with 16 catches for 89 receiving yards. On December 18, 2021, Gore made his boxing debut against another newcomer, Deron Williams. Unfortunately, Gore lost the match via SP (Split Decision).


Frank Gore Love Life and Partner

Frank Gore is in a relationship with his girlfriend, Drick Parrish. Rumors also claimed Gore was in a relationship with Jasmine and Kehaulani. The pair has fairly open about their relationship. 

Although Gore is dating Drick Parrish, he has a son named Frank Gore Jr., born in 2002 while Gore was still in college.

Frank Gore
Image Source: Gore’s Instagram

Frank Gore Net Worth

Frank Gore has accumulated a handsome amount of money throughout his career through endorsements and contracts with several franchises. Including his assets, Gore has a net worth of $35 million as of 2022.


Frank Gore Social Media Status

Frank Gore is an active social media user. He is on Instagram as @frankgore with 352 k followers and @frankgore on Twitter with 64.8 k followers. Follow him to enjoy his posts about his game and the everyday activities in his spare time.


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