Kwame Geathers
99 Kwame Geathers
Hometown:
Georgetown, S.C.

High School:
Carvers Bay

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 355

Position:
N

Birthdate:
10/04/1990

Experience:
2L

Career Highs:
6 tackles vs. No. 2 Alabama in 2012
One sack at Kentucky in 2012

2012:
Appeared in 14 games making five starts, 40 tackles, including five for a loss.
Had six tackles vs. No. 2 Alabama in SEC Championship.
Tallied four tackles vs. Georgia Tech.
Had a career-high five tackles vs. Ga. Southern.
Had four tackles and a sack at Kentucky.
Had four tackles at No. 6 South Carolina.
Had three tackles (two TFL) vs. Tennessee.
Recorded three tackles vs. Florida Atlantic.
Recipient of the Bill and Jane Young Football Scholarship.

2011:
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.

2010:
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-Lafayette.
Recipient of the Joseph E. Espy Football Scholarship.

2009:
Redshirted and earned one of team's Outstanding Scout Team awards for defense.
Named to fall 2009 Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

High School: 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.

Personal: KWAME GEATHERS; Brother, Robert Geathers, played for the Bulldogs from 2001-03 and now is a member of the Cincinnati Bengals...Another brother, Clifton Geathers, played at South 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.

Defensive
YearG/GSSoloAsst.TotalSacksTFLFFFRPBUInt. QBP
20108/02570.0/01.5/200000
201112/368140.0/00.0/001102
201214/51624401.0/65.0/1500008
Total34/82437611.0/66.5/19011010
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