Tavarres King
12 Tavarres King
Hometown:
Mount Airy, Ga.

High School:
Habersham Central

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200

Position:
FLK

Birthdate:
07/14/1990

Experience:
3VL

Career Highs:
9 receptions at Kentucky in 2012
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 (3x) last vs. No. 16 Nebraska in 2012
3 rushing yards vs. No. 12 South Carolina in 2011
Long rush of 3 yards vs. No. 12 South Carolina in 2011
Career: 7-100 yard receiving games
Finished his career ranked third all-time at UGA with 21 receiving touchdowns and fourth all-time with 2,602 receiving yards.

2012:
Appeared in 14 games making 12 starts and led the team with 950 receiving yards, which ranks fourth all-time at UGA in a single season.
Elected as one of the team's offensive captains.
Had three catches for 104 yards, including a 75-yard touchdown catch vs. No. 16 Nebraska in the Capital One Bowl.
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.

2011:
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)
Led team with a school and bowl record 205 receiving yards on six catches vs. No. 12 Michigan State in the Outback Bowl.
Four receptions for 54 yards and a TD at No. 21 Georgia 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 South 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.
Earned Athletic Director's Honor Roll distinction for fall semester.
Recipient of the Leon Farmer Athletic Scholarship.

2010:
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 Mississippi State
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:
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: Appeared in four games catching two passes for 66 yards before redshirting.
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: TAVARRES KING; Born: July 14, 1990; Major: Geography.

Receiving
YearG/GSRec.YardsPer/Rec.Per/Gm.TDLG
20084/026633.016.5041 ASU
200912/91837720.931.4150 AR
201012/52750418.742.0363 UF
201114/134770515.050.4880 MIST
201214/124295022.667.9975 NEB
Total56/391362,60219.146.52180 MIST

Rushing
YearG/GSAtt.YardsPer/Att.Per/Gm.TDLG
20084/0000.00.00-
200912/9000.00.00-
201012/5000.00.00-
201114/13252.50.403 SC
201214/12100.00.00-
Total56/39351.60.103 SC
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