Joe Tereshinski III
Joe  Tereshinski III


Athens, Ga.

High School:
Athens Academy

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 217





Statistically Speaking

Statistically Speaking

High School: Athens Academy....ATLANTA JOURNAL CONSTITUTION Super Southern 100, Top 50 in Georgia, Super 11 and Class A All-State his junior and senior years..... Georgia Sportswriters Association All-State....PREPSTAR All-American ....SUPERPREP All-Dixie Team....2001 All-Northeast Georgia team.....during senior season combined for 23 touchdowns on the ground and trough the air...passed for 1,642 yards during his final season at Athens Academy....led his Spartans to the quarterfinals of the Georgia High School playoffs in back-to-back seasons for the first time in school history....passed for over 5,000 years in high school career...in game 13 of his junior season was 27-for-41 for 357 yards passing and three touchdowns vs. McIntosh....also standout basketball player who started three years helping team to Elite Eight finishes as a sophomore and junior....earned 3.93 GPA....enrolled at UGA for spring semester, allowing him to practice and travel with the team to the Music City Bowl in Nashville...third generation Georgia football player....his father, Joe Tereshinski, Jr., lettered in 1974-75-76, was the starting center on the 1976 SEC Championship team, and is currently the UGA Athletic Association video coordinator and assists with the football strength and conditioning program....his grandfather, Joe, Sr., lettered in 1942-45-46 and was a member of the 1942 and '46 SEC Championship teams....High School Coach: Michael Gunn.

College: 2002 -- Enrolled in school in January and participated in spring drills....completed one of three passes for 38 yards in annual spring G-day game....redshirted during regular season.....recipient of Scott and Elizabeth Kelly Endowed Football Scholarship.

2003 -- Completed six of 15 passes in annual spring G-Day game....listed as number three QB at conclusion of spring drills......one of Georgia's most versatile players who saw action in 10 games during the '03 season as backup QB and also on special teams...served as snapper in season opener vs. Clemson.....part of Georgia team that won 32 games from 2001-03 and ranked among the top five teams nationally in winning percentage during that time.

2004 -- Versatile player who made significant strides at QB during spring drills, but also earned time on several special teams....completed five passes for 43 yards in annual spring G-Day game....recipient of the Scott and Elizabeth Kelly Endowed Football Scholarship...served as the personal protector for the punter throughout the season, and the Bulldogs averaged a solid 40.5 yards per effort and had none blocked...served as third-string quarterback and was also pressed back into duty as a snapper in 2005 Outback Bowl victory over Winsconsin....2004 SEC Academic Honor Roll....part of team that posted 42-10 record from 2001-04 (sixth best in the country), three straight seasons of 10 or more wins, three straight bowl victories, and three consecutive national top six finishes.

2005 -- Completed 7-of-12 passes for 104 yards and one TD in annual spring G-Day game...listed as number two QB at conclusion of spring drills... attempted and completed his first pass attempt (a 9-yard completion to Tony Milton) vs. Boise State...filled in for D.J. Shockley and passed for 91 yards during Georgia's 23-20 win over Arkansas...started his first career game versus Florida and recorded 100 yards passing as well as a touchdown reception from Thomas Brown...notched his first career touchdown pass (a 27-yard strike to A.J. Bryant) against Kentucky...Best Game - 100 passing yards, 1 receiving TD vs. Florida....recipient of Wallace Butts Football Scholarship.....(CAREER-HIGH PASSING YDS: 100 vs. UF - 10/29/05)... 2006 -- Completed two of seven passes for 45 yards in annual spring G-Day game.... listed as number one QB at conclusion of spring drills...Major: Risk Management and Insurance/Finance.


Year G/GS Att. Yds. Per/Att. Per/Gm. TD LG
2005 13/1 14 40 2.9 3.3 0 20 UF


Year G/GS Cmp. Att. Pct. Yds. IntTD Eff. LG
2005 13/1 25 49 .510 371 2 1 113.19 43 ARK


Year G/GS Rec. Yards Per/Rec. Per/Gm TD LG
2005 13/1 1 9 9.0 0.8 1 9 UF

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