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Franklin Cullen "Pepper" Rodgers (October 8, 1931 – May 14, 2020) was an American football player and coach. Rodgers was a quarterback and placekicker for Georgia Tech. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia.

As a college football player, he led the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets to an undefeated season in 1952 and later became their head coach. He also coached for the Kansas Jayhawks and UCLA Bruins. He worked for the United States Football League (USFL) and Canadian Football League (CFL).

Rodgers died on May 14, 2020 in Reston, Virginia from problems caused by a fall, aged 88.[1]

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