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Tavarres King
WR #15
Height:
6-0
Weight:
191
College:
Georgia
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KING AT A GLANCE:

• A wide receiver who played in a school-record 56 career games for the Unversity of Georgia and finished his tenure with the Bulldogs ranked third all-time in receiving touchdowns (21) and fourth in receiving yards (2,602).
• Totaled seven 100-yard receiving games for Georgia, including a career-high 205 yards against No. 12 Michigan State in the 2012 Outback Bowl to set a Bulldogs single-game record.
• Ranked first among starting NCAA FBS wide receivers with a 22.6-yard receiving average (42-950) as a senior offensive captain in 2012.
• Led his team with 47 catches for 705 yards (15.0 avg.) and eight scores as a junior in 2011 after starting 13-of-14 contests for Georgia.
• Appeared in four games as a true freshman in 2008 before earning a medical redshirt and returning the next season to capture one of the team's Newcomer of the Year awards for offense.
• Named Class AAAA Offensive Player of the Year (Atlanta Journal-Constitution) as a senior at Habersham Central High School in Mt. Airy, Ga., after totaling a state-record 1,632 receiving yards and 17 touchdowns on 99 receptions (16.5 avg.).
• Selected by the Broncos in the fifth round (161st overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft.


KING AT A GLANCE:

• A wide receiver who played in a school-record 56 career games for the Unversity of Georgia and finished his tenure with the Bulldogs ranked third all-time in receiving touchdowns (21) and fourth in receiving yards (2,602).
• Totaled seven 100-yard receiving games for Georgia, including a career-high 205 yards against No. 12 Michigan State in the 2012 Outback Bowl to set a Bulldogs single-game record.
• Ranked first among starting NCAA FBS wide receivers with a 22.6-yard receiving average (42-950) as a senior offensive captain in 2012.
• Led his team with 47 catches for 705 yards (15.0 avg.) and eight scores as a junior in 2011 after starting 13-of-14 contests for Georgia.
• Appeared in four games as a true freshman in 2008 before earning a medical redshirt and returning the next season to capture one of the team's Newcomer of the Year awards for offense.
• Named Class AAAA Offensive Player of the Year (Atlanta Journal-Constitution) as a senior at Habersham Central High School in Mt. Airy, Ga., after totaling a state-record 1,632 receiving yards and 17 touchdowns on 99 receptions (16.5 avg.).
• Selected by the Broncos in the fifth round (161st overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft.

2012: King opened 12-of-14 games as a senior offensive captain for the University of Georgia and totaled 42 receptions for a career-best 950 yards and nine touchdowns...Led all NCAA FBS receivers with his 22.6-yard receiving average and finished with the fourth-most single-seasonreceiving yards in school history...Named CFPA National Wide Receiver of the Week after totaling a career-high nine catches for 188 yards (20.9 avg.) with two touchdowns at Kentucky (10/20).

2011: King played 14 games (13 starts) and caught a team-best 47 passes for 705 yards (15.0 avg.) and eight scores...Ranked eighth in the Southeastern Conference in both receptions per game (3.4) and receiving yards per game (50.4)...Led the Bulldogs with a school-record 205 receiving yards on six catches against No. 12 Michigan State in the 2012 Outback Bowl.

2010: King saw action in 12 games (5 starts) and posted 27 receptions for 504 yards (18.7 avg.) with three touchdowns...Caught a season-long 63-yard pass for a touchdown vs. Florida (10/30).

2009: King started 9-of-12 games as a redshirt freshman and received one of the team's Newcomer of the Year awards for offense after totaling 18 receptions for 377 yards (20.9 avg.)with one touchdown...Recorded his first career 100-yard receiving game (3-109) vs. Kentucky (11/31).

2008: King appeared in four games as a true freshman before injuring his ankle and earning a medical redshirt...Made his collegiate debut in the No. 1-ranked Bulldogs' season opener vs. Georgia Southern (8/30).

High School: King attended Habersham Central High School in Mt. Airy, Ga., where he finished his prep career with 207 catches for 3,726 yards (18.0 avg.) with 37 touchdowns...Set a state record with 1,632 receiving yards and 17 touchdowns on 99 catches (16.5 avg.) as a senior to earn Class AAA Offensive Player of the Year honors from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and RISE Gatorade Georgia Football Player of the Year recognition.

Personal: King graduated from Georgia with a degree in social studies education...Tavarres King was born on July 14, 1990, in Mt. Airy, Ga.

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