2015 NFL DRAFT

Tavarres King, WR

School: Georgia  |  Conference: SEC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Mount Airy, GA
Height/Weight: 6-0 / 189 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
165195
2012 Season
Has appeared in 13 games making 11 starts...Needs 122 receiving yards to finish career ranked 3rd in school history...Led the team with five catches for a game-high 142 yards vs. No. 2 Alabama, which moved him to fourth on the all-time UGA career receiving yards list...Had three catches for 61 yards, including a 43-yard TD catch, vs. Georgia Southern...Led the team with 73 receiving yards on three catches, inluding a 55-yard TD strike at Auburn...Had a career-high nine catches for a game-high 188 yards and tied his career high with two TDs at Kentucky and was named CFPA National Wide Receiver of the Week...Caught four passes for 58 yards and a touchdown vs. Vanderbilt...Caught two passes for 41 yards, including a seven-yard touchdown catch, at Missouri...Led the team with a then-career-high-tying six catches for 117 yards and a touchdown vs. Buffalo, including a 63-yard TD catch.

Named to the Phil Steele Preseason All-SEC Second Team, Biletnikoff Award Watch List and CFPA Offensive Awards Watch List...Named to Preseason Media Days All-SEC Third Team...Earned degree in social studies education in May...Recipient of the Leon Farmer Athletic Scholarship and the Mobley Family Football Scholarship.

Career Highs:...205 receiving yards vs. No. 12 Michigan State in 2011...Long reception of 80 yards vs. No. 12 Michigan State in 2011...2 TD receptions (2x), last at Kentucky in 2012...Long TD Reception of 80 yards vs. No. 12 Michigan State in 2011...1 carry (2x) last vs. New Mexico State in 2011...3 rushing yards vs. No. 12 South Carolina in 2011...Long rush of 3 yards vs. No. 12 South Carolina in 2011...Career: 6-100 yard receiving games.

2011 Season
Appeared in 14 games making 13 starts catching a team-best 47 passes for 705 yards and a team-best eight TDs.

*Ranked eighth in the SEC in receptions per game (3.4) and receiving yards per game (50.4)

*Earned Athletic Director's Honor Roll distinction for fall semester.

*Led team with 205 receiving yards on six catches vs. No. 12 Mich. St. in the Outback Bowl, setting a school record.

*Four receptions for 54 yards and a TD at No. 21 Ga. Tech.

*Caught three passes for 43 yards and a TD vs. No. 24 Auburn.

*Led team with 44 yards receiving and caught a TD pass on three receptions vs. Florida.

*Caught five passes for 57 yards and a TD at Vanderbilt.

*Hauled in six receptions for 65 yards and two TDs vs. Coastal Carolina.

*Caught two passes for 40 yards and a TD and also caught a two-point conversion vs. No. 12 S. Carolina

*Selected to watch list for Fred Biletnikoff Award.

*Named preseason All-SEC Second Team by Lindy's, Third Team by Athlon Sports and Fourth Team by Phil Steele.

*Caught five passes for 62 yards in G-Day game.

*Recipient of the Leon Farmer Athletic Scholarship.

2010 Season
Appeared in 12 games making five starts catching 27 passes for 504 yards and three TDs.

*Three receptions for 104 yards including a 63-yard TD vs. Florida.

*Tied career-best four receptions for 70 yards vs. Vanderbilt.

*Caught two passes for 79 yards including a 40-yard TD at Miss. St.

*Had 91 receiving yards and a TD on four catches vs. No. 12 Arkansas.

*Earned Athletic Director's Honor Roll distinction for spring semester.

2009 Season
Earned one of team's Newcomer of the Year awards for offense.

*Appeared in 12 games with nine starts making 18 receptions for 377 yards and a TD.

*Posted a career-best and team-high 109 receiving yards on three receptions vs. Kentucky.

*Caught two passes for 64 yards including a 50-yard TD reception, the first of his career, vs. Arkansas.

*Recipient of Jack Davis Honorary Football Scholarship.

2008 Season
Appeared in four games catching two passes for 66 yards before redshirting.

*Caught one pass for a season-best 41 yards at No. 24 Arizona State.

*First-career reception went for 25 yards vs. Central Michigan.

*Made Bulldog debut vs. Georgia Southern.

*Named to Director's Honor Roll for fall 2008 semester.

*Graduated early and enrolled at Georgia in January.

High School
Habersham Central, coached by Gene Cathcart...SuperPrep All-America and All-Dixie Teams...PrepStar Top 135 Dream Team...2008 Rivals.com Rivals100, (88), wide receivers (15) Georgia Top 50 (9...UGASports Georgia Top 50 (3... Scout.com four-star prospect, Top 150, #134 player in America, #22 WR in America, #133 player in the South, #8 player in Georgia...2007 Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super 11and Super Southern 100...2007 Atlanta Journal-Constitution Class AAAA Offensive Player of the Year.

2007 Georgia Sports Writers Association Class AAAA Offensive Player of the Year...Macon Telegraph Top 50...RISE Gatorade Georgia Football Player of the Year...finished senior season in 2007 with a state-record 1,632 receiving yards and 17 TDs on 99 receptions (16.5 average)...set a then-school record with 42 catches for 700 yards and 10 TDs, and returned a kickoff and a punt for a score as a junior...finished career with 207 catches for 3,726 yards and 37 TDs.

Personal
Born: July 14, 1990; Major: Social Studies Education
 
LATEST NEWS
03/28/2013 - 2013 Georgia Pro Day: Representatives from all 32 NFL teams gathered at Georgia's pro day on Thursday for a workout held outdoors on FieldTurf in approximately 40-degree temperatures. Tavarres King, WR (6-0 7/8, 191) - King opted to stand on his combine numbers and only did position drills at Georgia's pro day. - Gil Brandt, NFL.com

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