Around the Hedges in 80 Days: T. King
July, 22, 2012
By David Ching | ESPN.com
Forty-one days remain until Georgia kicks off its season opener against Buffalo on Sept. 1. In the days counting down to the opener, DawgNation will profile, with our “Around the Hedges in 80 Days” series, a Bulldogs player we expect to make an impact. We will review each player’s career thus far and project his long-term potential as we progress through our alphabetical list, from center David Andrews to receiver Rantavious Wooten.
41. Tavarres King
Senior, Wide receiver
6-foot-1, 192 pounds
Fall forecast: Following an outstanding performance against Michigan State in the Outback Bowl, King enters the season as the Bulldogs’ go-to receiver -- particularly with Malcolm Mitchell’s role uncertain while he splits time at cornerback. King led the Bulldogs with 47 catches for 705 yards and eight touchdowns last season and seems likely to again play the lead role. Offensive coordinator Mike Bobo said last week, however, that King needs to play with more consistency to fulfill his potential to rank among the SEC’s top wideouts.
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