Brenton King
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Brenton King

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Year Sophomore
Height 6-0
Weight 170
Hometown Auburn, Ga.
Last School Mill Creek
Brenton King

Biography

2017 (True Freshman): After battling a lower-body injury throughout camp, took over as Georgia Tech’s primary place kicker during the fifth game of the campaign at Miami (Oct. 14) after Shawn Davis sustained a season-ending knee injury making a tackle on a kickoff … Finished the season 5-for-6 on field goal attempts, 15-of-16 on PAT kicks and with a 59.3-yard kickoff average … Ranked fourth on the team with 30 points … Made his first five field goals of the season – one apiece against North Carolina (Sept. 30), Miami (Oct. 14) and Clemson (Oct. 28) and two against Wake Forest (Oct. 21) … Two field goals against WF included a 42-yarder, Georgia Tech’s longest of the season … Lone miss of the year came on a 43-yard attempt against Virginia Tech (Nov. 11) … Was one of nine true freshmen that saw action for the Yellow Jackets.

High School: Rated as a three-star prospect by ESPN … Nation’s No. 19-ranked kicker by 247Sports … Two-time all-state honoree (first-team as a senior, second-team as a junior) … Two-time first-team all-region and all-county selection … Named junior all-American by MaxPreps in 2015 and preseason all-American by MaxPreps prior to 2016 campaign … Set a Georgia 7A record for field goals in a season with 19 as a junior in 2015 … Holds school records for field goals in a season and career, touchbacks in a season and career, extra points in a game and longest field goal … Helped lead Mill Creek to three-straight regional championships (2014-16) … Selected to participate in Gwinnett All-Star Game … Coached by Shannon Jarvis … Three-year letterwinner in football and soccer … Helped lead Mill Creek to regional championship in soccer in 2016 … All-county honoree and team captain as a junior on the soccer pitch … Helped lead team to 2016 soccer region championship.

Personal: Full name is Brenton Jesse King … Born Aug. 25, 1998 … Son of Adam and Alesha King … Youngest of three siblings … Enjoys hunting and fishing … Did not begin playing football until high school … Majoring in business administration … Member of ACC academic honor roll.

 

CAREER HIGHS
Field Goals Made: 2 vs. Wake Forest, Oct. 21, 2017
Longest Field Goal: 42 yards vs. Wake Forest, Oct. 21, 2017
PATS Made: 4 at Virginia, Nov. 4, 2017
Points Scored: 8 vs. Wake Forest, Oct. 21, 2017
Kickoff Touchbacks: 1 vs. Wake Forest, Oct. 21, 2017