Franklin Gore (born May 14, 1983) is a running back for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL).
He played college football for the University of Miami, and was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the third round of the 2005 NFL Draft, playing with them from 2005 to 2014.
He is the 49ers all-time leader in rushing yards.
In his NFL career, Gore has had nine 1,000-rushing-yard seasons and five Pro Bowl selections.
While achieving some personal success, he struggled with a team that suffered numerous losing seasons until he and the 49ers achieved a 13–3 record in the 2011 season under new head coach Jim Harbaugh.
In 2011, the 49ers won the NFC West division and reached the NFC championship game.
In 2012, Gore helped lead the 49ers to Super Bowl XLVII, although they would lose to the Baltimore Ravens.
In 2011, Gore became the 49ers career rushing yards leader, and in 2012 he became the 49ers rushing touchdowns leader.
In 2014, Gore became the 29th player to have rushed for over 10,000 yards.
He also spent three seasons with the Indianapolis Colts and a year with his hometown team Miami Dolphins.
He is currently the oldest active running back in the league.
In 2019, he became the fourth player to have rushed for over 15,000 yards.
On November 24, 2019, he surpassed Barry Sanders for the #3 spot on the all time rushing yards list with 15,289 yards.