Ken Veal
Ken  Veal


Cedartown, Ga.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 305




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High School:
Cedartown...USA Today All-USA honorable mention...named AA All-State first team by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the Georgia Sports Writers Association...chosen one of the Super 11, Super Southern 100 and Top 50 in Georgia by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.....also named All-State as a junior and All-Area as sophomore, junior and senior...featured on the cover of Georgia High School Football Magazine as one of the state of Georgia?s Magnificent Seven...recorded 104 tackles and seven sacks in '97...was awarded the team?s Defensive Bulldog award...named team captain for senior season...bench presses 415...also threw shot put in track junior and senior seasons...selected to play in 1998 Georgia-Florida All-Star game...High School Coach: John Hill.

-- Redshirted.....

2000 -- Listed as number three right DT at conclusion of spring drills....played in four games during regular season....

2001 -- Missed spring drills recovering from shoulder surgery....listed as number three NG at conclusion of spring drills...played in 10 games during 2001 season, starting three, with only missed game coming in the season opener...best game came in Dogs' 31-17 win over Georgia Tech as he made five total tackles...had four-tackle games against Kentucky, Auburn and Ole Miss....recorded five tackles in 2001 Music City Bowl vs. Boston College....

2002 -- Recorded one pass deflection in annual spring G-Day game....listed as number one nose tackle at conclusion of spring drills....played in 13 games including eight starts......best game vs. Auburn (8 tackles)....member of team that won Georgia's first SEC championship in 20 years, defeated FSU for Nokia Sugar Bowl title, set school record for most victories in a season (13), and finished with a final national ranking of No. 3.....part of defense that finished first in the SEC and fourth nationally in Scoring Defense (15.1 ppg), first in the SEC in Red Zone Defense (58.8%), second in the SEC and 19th nationally in Rushing Defense (114.0 ypg), fourth in the SEC and 15th nationally in Total Defense (303.5 ypg), and allowed only 30 total second half points in the final seven games of the season....

2003 -- Recorded one tackle and one QB sack in annual spring G-Day game....played significant role in interior defensive front in '03 playing in 12 games including nine starts....best games vs. Georgia Tech (7 tackles) and LSU (first game) and Florida (6 tackles each)....21 career starts....Part of Georgia team that won 32 games from 2001-03, ranked among the top five teams nationally in winning percentage, and part of a Georgia defense that ranked 2nd nationally in Scoring Defense (14.5 ppg), 4th in Total Defense (276.86 ypg), 6th in Passing Defense (174.50 ypg),14th nationally in Turnover Margin (+.79), and 4th in number of scoreless quarters (25) among the AP's final Top Ten teams.....Major: Child and Family Development.

Year G/GS Solo Asst. Total Sacks TL CF RF PBU Int. QBP
2000 4/0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2001 10/3 14 8 22 0 1/1 0 0 1 0 3
2002 13/8 10 29 39 0 1/1 0 1 0 0 9
2003 12/8 19 24 43 0 2/2 0 0 1 0 3


39/19 43 61 104 0 4/4 0 1 2 0 16

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