David Curry

David Curry



Year RS Senior
Height 6-2
Weight 217
Hometown Buford, Ga.
Last School Buford
David Curry


2017 (Redshirt Sophomore): Sustained a lower-body injury during fall camp and missed the entire season.

2016 (Redshirt Freshman): Appeared in all 13 games with one start at outside linebacker (Sept. 17 vs. Vanderbilt) … Finished the season with 12 tackles … Ranked second on the team with four special-teams tackles (two on kickoffs, two on punts) … Matched a career high with three tackles at Pittsburgh (Oct. 8) and Virginia Tech (Nov. 12).

2015 (True Freshman): Redshirted.

High School: Three-year letterwinner … Team captain as senior while leading Buford to three-straight state titles … Buford was 58-2 in four years … 2014 all-county, all-state first team selection and region defensive player of the year … Also played receiver, punter and punt returner … Led Buford with 75 tackles along with nine pass breakups, two interceptions and two punt returns for touchdown as senior … Coached by Jess Simpson, who is now defensive line coach at ACC rival Miami … Lettered three years in track for head coach David Snell … Team captain all three years … Was 2013 Georgia state pole vault champion.

Personal: Full name is David Joshua Curry … Born Oct. 29, 1995 in Durham, N.C. … Son of Buddy and Dawn Curry … Has two older brothers, Justin and Jessel, and one younger sister, Gabby … Father, Buddy, was two-time All-Pro linebacker for Atlanta Falcons and 1980 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year … Brother, Justin, was drafted by Cincinnati Reds out of high school … Brother, Jessel, played football at Auburn in 2009-11 and Delaware in 2011-14 … Majoring in business administration.


Tackles: 3, twice – last at No. 18/22 Virginia Tech, Nov. 12, 2016
Solo Tackles:
2 at No. 18/22 Virginia Tech, Nov. 12, 2016