Frank Cephous

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Frank Cephous attended St. Mark’s High School, where he was a standout track and field performer and started on the football team all four years. Cephous earned a football scholarship at UCLA,
where he was a four-year football starter. He later played in the National Football League. At St. Mark’s, Frank was the Spartans’ leading rusher in 1977, 1978 and 1979. He played an integral role on
St. Mark’s state championship team in 1978. Cephous was selected to Delaware high school football’s first-team All State squads in 1978 and 1979. He was the recipient of the 1979 Tom Delucia
Sportsmanship award. Frank was selected to two high school All-American teams in 1979. In addition, Cephous was a four-year letter winner in outdoor track and a two-year letter winner in indoor
track. He won the Delaware State high jump championship in 1977.

During high school, Cephous was recruited by UCLA. He played a key role in the Bruins 1983 and 1984 Rose Bowl victories. He led the team in rushing with 89 yards on 12 carries in the 1984 Rose
Bowl. At UCLA, Cephous was a four-year letterman. Cephous was then drafted by the New York Giants and averaged nearly 20 yards per return in his lone NFL season. He was an 11th round pick in the 1984
NFL draft and was chosen in the third round of the USFL draft by the San Antonio Gunslingers.



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