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#10 Haynes King

Haynes King - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Year R-Junior
Height 6-3
Weight 204
Hometown Longview, Texas
High School Longview H.S.
Last School Texas A&M
Major History, Technology and Society
Haynes King - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

2023 (Redshirt Sophomore): Honorable-mention all-ACC selection is in the midst of a historic first season as a Yellow Jacket … Voted as a permanent team captain by his teammates … Started all 12 regular-season games at quarterback … Has thrown for 2,755 yards and 26 touchdowns and run for 648 yards and nine touchdowns … Is one of only two NCAA Division I FBS quarterbacks that had at least 2,700 passing yards, 25 touchdown passes, 600 rushing yards and five rushing touchdowns during the 2023 regular season, joining Heisman Trophy winner Jayden Daniels (LSU) … Since 2000, only three ACC quarterbacks have matched King’s 2,755 passing yards, 26 touchdown passes, 648 rushing yards and nine touchdown runs in a regular season – Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson (Louisville – 2016) and Clemson’s Deshaun Watson (2015) … King leads the ACC and ranks seventh nationally in points responsible for (17.7 ppg) … Leads the ACC and ranks 14th nationally in touchdown passes (26) … Ranks second in the ACC and 22nd nationally in total offense (283.6 ypg) … Ranks fourth in the ACC and 38th nationally in passing yards (2,755) … 26 touchdown passes are the second-most in Georgia Tech single-season history (behind only Joe Hamilton’s 29 in 1999, when he finished second in voting for the Heisman Trophy) … 3,403 yards of total offense are second-most in Georgia Tech single-season history (behind only Hamilton’s 3,794 in ’99) … 2,755 passing yards rank fourth in Georgia Tech single-season history, just 330 yards shy of George Godsey’s record of 3,085 (2001) … 219 completions are the third-most in Tech single-season history (behind Godsey’s 249 in 2001) … Despite being in only his first season as a Yellow Jacket, King already ranks ninth and 14th in Tech history for career touchdown passes and passing yards, respectively … Has thrown four touchdown passes in a game three times this season (vs. South Carolina State – Sept. 9, Bowling Green – Sept. 30 and North Carolina – Oct. 28), which is tied with Hamilton in 1999 for the most games with at least four touchdown passes in Tech’s single-season history … Has thrown for at least 300 yards three times this season (313 vs. Louisville – Sept. 1, 307 at No. 17 Ole Miss – Sept. 16 and 348 vs. Bowling Green – Sept. 30), which is the third-most 300-yard passing games in a season and a career in Georgia Tech history … Just 12 games into his Georgia Tech career, he owns 16% of the four-touchdown games (3-of-19) and 10% of the 300-yard games (3-of-31) by a passer in program history … Opened the season by throwing for 313 yards and three touchdowns – the most ever by a passer in his Georgia Tech debut – and running for 53 yards against Louisville (Sept. 1) … Completed 21-of-29 passes (72.4%) for 290 yards and four touchdowns in 48-13 win over South Carolina State (Sept. 9) … Completed 28 passes – tied for the fourth-most in Georgia Tech single-game history and the third-most without an interception – for 307 yards and two touchdowns, while also running for 42 yards and a score at Ole Miss … Had 275 yards of total offense (222 passing, 53 rushing) in 30-16 win at Wake Forest (Sept. 23) … Threw for 348 yards – the 10th-highest total in Georgia Tech single-game history – and four TDs against Bowling Green … Overcame one of his poorest statistical outings of the season to engineer one of the most memorable drives in Tech history in the Yellow Jackets’ 23-20 win at No. 17 Miami (Fla.) (Oct. 7) … Trailing 20-17, Georgia Tech recovered a fumble at its own 26 yard line with 26 seconds remaining in the game … After an incomplete pass, King completed a 30-yard pass to Malik Rutherford, got the team to the line of scrimmage to spike the ball and stop the clock, then hit Christian Leary for a 44-yard touchdown pass with one second left to give the Jackets the improbable victory … After throwing for 74 yards on the final drive, King finished with 151 passing yards to go along with 46 rushing yards and a touchdown in the win over Miami … King and Leary were honored as recipients of the Pop-Tarts “Crazy Good” Play of the Week award for their game-winning touchdown at Miami and received a large shipment of Pop-Tarts that they shared with their teammates … Highlighted by a career-high 150 rushing yards and a touchdown on just 10 carries, King amassed 354 yards of total offense (204 passing) and accounted for two scores (one passing) against Boston College (Oct. 21) … Turned in another memorable performance in Georgia Tech’s 46-42 win over No. 17 North Carolina with 287 passing yards, four touchdown passes and 90 rushing yards on just eight carries … Helped lead the Yellow Jackets back from four double-digit deficits in the win over UNC, including deficits of 35-24 and 42-32 in the fourth quarter … Fourth and final touchdown pass in the win over the Tar Heels was the 5-yard game-winner to TE Brett Seither with 4:28 to go in the game … Following his performance against UNC, King was named the Walter Camp National Offensive Player of the Week, the Davey O’Brien National Quarterback of the Week, the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Player of the Week, a Manning Award Star of the Week and the ACC Quarterback of the Week … Accounted for 291 yards of offense (208 passing, 83 rushing) and three touchdowns (one passing, two rushing) in the next week’s 45-17 win at Virginia (Nov. 4) … Completed 23-of-30 passes (.767) in both wins over North Carolina and Virginia, which are tied for the second-highest completion percentages by a passer with at least 30 attempts in Georgia Tech history … Threw for two touchdowns at Clemson (Nov. 11) … Completed 16-of-20 passes for an ultra-efficient 138 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 82 yards and another score in bowl-clinching 31-22 win over Syracuse (Nov. 18) … .800 completion percentage against Syracuse was the fourth-highest in school history for a passer with at least 20 attempts … Closed the regular season by throwing for 158 yards and running for 24 yards and two touchdowns in eight-point loss to No. 1 Georgia.

2020-22 (Texas A&M): Has three seasons of eligibility after coming to Georgia Tech as a graduate transfer from Texas A&M … Played at Texas A&M for three seasons from 2020-22 … Started in the season-opening win over Sam Houston as a sophomore in 2022, finished with three touchdowns on 20-of-31 passing for 364 yards, the most by an Aggie in a season opener since 2009 … Threw for 253 yards on 25-of-46 passing and two scores at Alabama … Completed 17-of-32 passing attempts for 178 yards and one touchdown, while adding 19 yards on the ground at South Carolina … Recipient of A&M’s Offensive Attitude Award, Toughness Award, Aggie Strength & Conditioning Top Conditioned Athlete Award and Sophomore Academic Award in 2022 … Started the first two games of his freshman season in 2021 before suffering a season-ending injury … Made his first career start and threw for 292 yards and two touchdowns on 21-of-33 passing in the 41-10 season-opening win over Kent State … Started the game at Colorado and exited in the first quarter due to injury … Earned the Offensive Aggie Award for strength & conditioning at the annual team banquet … Played in two games his first year at Texas A&M (retaining his year of eligibility – “Covid Year”) … Made his collegiate debut at No. 2 Alabama, throwing a 17-yard pass and leading the team with 43 rushing yards on five attempts late in the game … Connected with Max Wright on a 45-yard crossing route for his first career touchdown in the win at South Carolina … Teammates at Texas A&M with current Georgia Tech teammates Chase Lane and Andre White.

High School: Attended Longview High School, where he was named an Under Armour All-American … Totaled 30 touchdowns on the season, 20 thru the air and 10 on the ground … Was 123-for-213 for 1,926 yards as a senior, rushed 55 times for 506 yards … Was a unanimous four-star recruit and a top-15 recruit from the state of Texas.

Personal: Earned a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M in business management with a sports management minor in December 2022 … Majoring in history, techology and society at Georgia Tech.

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