Career Highs: 4 tackles (2x), last vs. Vanderbilt in 2012
2012: Appeared in 14 games, and had nine tackles as a special teams standout.
*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.
2011: Named one of team's Most Valuable Special Teams Players.
*Appeared in 14 games recording 19 tackles and a forced fumble.
*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 wide receiver for Elmhurst College (Illinois); Major: Biology.