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#92 Francis Kallon

Francis Kallon - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Height 6-5
Weight 296
Hometown Lawrenceville, Ga.
Last School Central Gwinnett
Year RS Senior
Height / Weight 6-5 / 294
Francis Kallon - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

2016 (Redshirt Senior): Had the most productive season of his collegiate career, appearing in 12 games and making six starts at defensive tackle … amassed 15 tackles, three tackles for loss and two sacks as a prominent part of the Yellow Jackets’ rotation at DT … opened the season with eight tackles in the first three games, including three stops apiece against Boston College (Sept. 3) and Vanderbilt (Sept. 17) and a tackle for loss against Mercer (Sept. 10) … totaled just two stops over the next six games but rebounded for five tackles and two sacks over his final two games of the regular season — three tackles and a sack at No. 18 Virginia Tech (Nov. 12) and two tackles and a sack versus Virginia (Nov. 19) … the sacks against VT and UVA were the first two of his career … missed the regular-season finale at Georgia due to injury and did not make any tackles in limited action versus Kentucky in the 2016 TaxSlayer Bowl.

2015 (Redshirt Junior): Played in eight games … Finished season with 15 tackles (nine solo) and one forced fumble … Tallied career-high five tackles with one forced fumble vs. Alcorn State (Sept. 3) … Added one tackle vs. Tulane (Sept. 12) … Did not record any stats at Duke (Sept. 26) … Had three tackles vs. North Carolina (Oct. 3) … Recorded four tackles at Virginia (Oct. 31).

2014 (Redshirt Sophomore): Played in six games … Had three tackles … Tallied one tackle at NC State (Nov. 8) … Recorded two tackles at Virginia Tech (Sept. 20) … 2014-15 ACC Honor Roll.

2013 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw action in 10 games … Recorded four tackles … Had tackle in first collegiate game vs. Elon (Aug. 31) … Registered two solo tackles vs. Syracuse (Oct. 19).

2012 (True Freshman): Redshirted, did not play … 2012-13 ACC Honor Roll.

High School: Did not begin playing organized football until his senior season at Central Gwinnett H.S. … Played for head coach Todd Wofford … Rated four stars by … Ranked as No. 18 defensive end prospect nationally and with four stars by … Finished year with 70 tackles, seven sacks, three fumble recoveries and two blocked kicks … Recorded 19 total tackles, six tackles for loss, two sacks, two fumble recoveries and blocked punt in first two prep games, which sparked instant recruiting interest … Outstanding student in classroom with 3.9 GPA.

Personal: Full name is Francis Gerard Kallon … Born Feb. 2, 1994, in London, England … Son of Francis and Rosaline Kallon … Began playing football at age 18 … Graduated in December 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in literature, media and communication.

Tackles: 5 vs. Alcorn State, Sept. 3, 2015
Solo Tackles: 3 vs. Alcorn State, Sept. 3, 2015
Tackles for Loss: 1.0, three times – last vs. Virginia, Nov. 19, 2016
Sacks: 1.0, twice – last vs. Virginia, Nov. 19, 2016
Forced Fumbles: 1 vs. Alcorn State, Sept. 3, 2015
Quarterback Hurries: 1 vs. No. 5/3 Clemson, Sept. 22, 2016


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