Qua Searcy
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Qua Searcy

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Year RS Senior
Height 5-11
Weight 174
Hometown Barnesville, Ga.
Last School Lamar County
Qua Searcy

Biography

2017 (Redshirt Junior): Started all 11 games of the season at A-back … Ranked fourth on the team in rushing (220 yards), second in receiving yards (130) and tied for second in receptions (4) … Led all Georgia Tech (min. 2 receptions) in yards per catch with a 32.5-yard average … Three of his four receptions covered at least 34 yards (the fourth went for 19) … Had his biggest day of the season in the opener against Tennessee (Sept. 4), rushing for 34 yards and adding a 42-yard catch, good for a season-high 76 yards from scrimmage … Had four carries for 36 yards (9.0 avg.) and a 19-yard catch in home opener against Jacksonville State (Sept. 9) … Ran for 42 yards in heartbreaking loss at nationally ranked Miami (Oct. 14) … Had a season-high 57 rushing yards, including a 42-yard touchdown run, in homecoming win over Wake Forest (Oct. 21) … Caught a 34-yard pass at Virginia (Nov. 4) … Hauled in a 35-yard touchdown pass at Duke (Nov. 18).

2016 (Redshirt Sophomore): Appeared in all 13 games with six starts at A-back … Dual threat ranked fifth on the team with 273 rushing yards and fourth on the squad with 183 receiving yards … Averaged 5.9 yards per carry, 18.3 yards per catch and 8.1 yards per touch … Opened the season with three catches for 60 yards (both career highs), including a 22-yard catch on fourth-and-19 with less than three minutes to go that extended what turned out to be Georgia Tech’s game-winning touchdown drive in a 17-14 win over Boston College (Sept. 3) … Accounted for 103 all-purpose yards against Mercer (Sept. 10), including a career-high 91 rushing yards on just seven carries (13.0 avg.) … 91 rushing yards versus Mercer are the most by a Georgia Tech A-back since Robert Godhigh ran for 123 yards against Clemson on Nov. 14, 2013 … Closed the regular season with huge plays versus Virginia (Nov. 19) and Georgia (Nov. 26) … Ran three times for 65 yards (21.7 avg.), including a 60-yard touchdown run in the Jackets’ 31-17 win over UVA … Accounted for 79 yards (40 rushing, 39 receiving) in the win over UGA … Opened his big day versus Georgia with a 32-yard run on Georgia Tech’s second offensive play, which led directly to a GT touchdown … With the Jackets trailing 27-14 in the fourth quarter, his 39-yard reception was the biggest gain on a touchdown drive that cut the deficit to 27-21 … Still trailing by six points with less than a minute to play, Searcy took a pitch from QB Justin Thomas, elected not to toss the ball back to Thomas on a throwback but instead pulled it down, raced up the middle towards the goal line, leapt through several converging defenders and into the end zone for a six-yard touchdown run that proved to be the winning points in Tech’s 28-27 victory over its archrival … Capped the season with 38 all-purpose yards in TaxSlayer Bowl victory over Kentucky (Dec. 31), highlighted by a 36-yard reception.

2015 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in three games before suffering season-ending injury at Notre Dame … Made collegiate debut vs. Alcorn State (Sept. 3) … Had 31-yard rush and 11-yard reception … Scored both rushing and receiving TD vs. Tulane (Sept. 12) … Rushed six times for 35 yards and had 17-yard reception … Rushed for 10 yards and caught 17-yard pass at Notre Dame (Sept. 19).

2014 (True Freshman): Redshirted.

High School: Three-sport standout and four-year football letterwinner at Lamar County H.S. (coach Franklin Stephens) … Also played basketball and ran track … Played wide receiver on offense and in secondary on defense … Recorded 576 receiving yards, 233 rushing yards, a team-best 88 tackles, six pass breakups, five interceptions and accounted for 11 touchdowns (four receiving, two rushing, two on interception returns, two on kick returns and one passing) as a senior … Helped lead LCHS to 14-1 record and runner-up finish in state playoffs.

Personal: Full name is Micquavius Jordell Searcy … Born Jan. 7, 1996 in Griffin, Ga. … Parents are Walter and Amanda Williams … Has six siblings and step-siblings – Gregory Boggs, Kenya Williams, Kadeem Williams, Latonya Searcy, Lakeisha Searcy and Dontavious Searcy … Began playing football at age nine … Majoring in business administration.

 

CAREER HIGHS
Rushing Attempts: 8 at Georgia, Nov. 26, 2016
Rushing Yards: 91 yards vs. Mercer, Sept. 10, 2016
Rushing Touchdowns: 1, four times – last vs. Wake Forest, Oct. 21, 2017
Longest Rush: 60 yards vs. Virginia, Nov. 19, 2016
Receptions: 3 vs. Boston College, Sept. 3, 2016
Receiving Yards: 60 yards vs. Boston College, Sept. 3, 2016
Receiving Touchdowns: 1, twice – last at Duke, Nov. 18, 2017
Longest Reception: 42 yards vs. No.25/24 Tennessee, Sept. 4, 2017
Punt Returns: 1 vs. Alcorn State, Sept. 3, 2015