Kosta Vavlas
30 Kosta Vavlas
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tarpon Springs, Fla.

High School:
Tarpon Springs

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 214

Position:
ILB

Birthdate:
07/23/1992

Experience:
2VL

Career Highs: 4 tackles (2x), last vs. Vanderbilt in 2012

2013: Appeared in 13 games and tallied 11 tackles ... Named one of the team captains for the games against LSU and Georgia Tech ... Had 12 tackles to lead the Red team in the G-Day Game ... Serves as a football team representative on the UGA Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) ... Earned Athletic Director's Honor Roll distinction for spring semester ... Recipient of the Quinton Lumpkin Football Scholarship ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2012: Appeared in 14 games, and had nine tackles as a special teams standout ... Named one of the team captains for the games against Missouri and Ole Miss ... Recipient of Coaches' Leadership Award ... Tied his career-high with four tackles vs. Vanderbilt ... Awarded a scholarship in early August ... Inducted into UGA's Student-Athlete Leadership Academy known as L.E.A.D. (Leadership Education and Development) ... Recipient of the Gordon and Sharon Teel Football Scholarship ... Earned Athletic Director's Honor Roll distinction for fall semester.

2011: Named one of team's Most Valuable Special Teams Players ... Appeared in 14 games recording 19 tackles and a forced fumble ... Named one of the captains for the game against Vanderbilt ... In SEC Championship vs. No. 1 LSU notching two tackles ... Registered a career-best four tackles at Tennessee ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll and Athletic Director's Honor Roll for fall semester.

2010: Redshirted as a member of the scout team.

High School: Named 4-A Pinellas County Player of the Year, First Team All-County and First Team All-Suncoast ... 4-A Second Team All-State as a senior ... Registered 133 tackles as a junior and a school record 194 as a senior ... Also had seven sacks, four forced fumbles and one interception as a senior ... Claimed the 4-A district championship and helped his team advance to the regional finals for the first time since 1986 ... Also played soccer and tennis as Tarpon Springs won a district championship in tennis ... Member of National Honor Society and Greek National Honor Society and maintained above a 4.0 GPA throughout high school.

Personal: DIMITRIOS KOSTA VAVLAS ... Born July 23, 1992 ... Brother, Bobby Vavlas, played WR at Elmhurst College (Illinois) ... Major: Biological Science.

Defensive
Year G/GS Solo Asst. Total Sacks TFL FF FR PBU Int. QBP
2011 14/0 10 9 19 0.0/0 0.0/0 1 0 0 0 0
2012 14/0 6 3 9 0.0/0 0.0/0 1 0 0 0 0
2013 13/0 7 4 11 0.0/0 0.0/0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 41/0 23 16 39 0.0/0 0.0/0 2 0 0 0 0
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