Eight starts. 61 career tackles.
Started all 14 games. Finished with 40 tackles, five for losses, and a sack.
Appeared in 12 games making three starts recording 14 tackles. ... Had a career-high four tackles at No. 21 Georgia Tech. ... Named preseason All-SEC Second Team by Lindy's. ... Earned team's MVP award for defense at conclusion of spring practice. ... Recorded four tackles, two for loss, and forced a fumble in G-Day game. ... Recipient of the Bill and Jane Young Football Scholarship.
Selected to the SEC Coaches All-SEC Freshman Team. ... Appeared in eight games making seven tackles. ... Had a season-best three tackles, including one for a loss, vs. Louisiana. ... Recipient of the Joseph E. Espy Football Scholarship.
Redshirted and earned one of team's Outstanding Scout Team awards. ... Named to fall 2009 Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
Carvers Bay, coached by James Thompson...MVP of Offense-Defense All-American Bowl after recording eight tackles and two sacks... SuperPrep All-America and South Carolina 46 teams...2008 All-State Second Team...Scout #18 DL in the nation, #50 OT in the nation...Rivals #68 OT and South Carolina Postseason Top 35 2009 #22...Member of team that won 2007 and 2006 LowerState championships...As a junior, tallied 85 tackles and 10 sacks...Also finished fifth in shot put at 2008 state track and field championships as a junior.
Brother, Robert Geathers, played for the Bulldogs from 2001-03 and now is a member of the Cincinnati Bengals...Another brother, Clifton Geathers, currently plays at S. Carolina...Father, Robert Geathers, Sr., played at S. Carolina and was a third round NFL draft pick of the Buffalo Bills in 1981...Uncle, James "Jumpy" Geathers, played at Wichita State and 13 seasons in the NFL...Cousin, Jeremy Geathers played at UNLV...Born: Oct. 4, 1990; Major: Housing.