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D'Eriq King
D'Eriq  King

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Manvel, Texas

High School:
Manvel HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190

Position:
QB


• American Athletic Conference Honor Roll (Nov. 6, 2017)
• American Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 30, 2017)
• Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll (Sept. 26, 2016)

• American Athletic Conference Honor Roll (Sept. 26, 2016)

2017: Has appeared in the last eight games after missing the first two due to injury ... made second career start at QB at Tulane (Nov. 18), threw for 225 yards on an 18-of-26 effort ... also rushed for a career-high 141 yards on 10 carries with two touchdowns vs. Green Wave ... made first career start at QB and had a career day, passing for 330 yards and three touchdowns on 15-of-21 passing in win vs. ECU (Nov. 4) ... also had one rushing touchdown on three carries and 14 yards vs. the Pirates ... entered the game and led Houston to a road win at No. 17 USF (Oct. 17) in the QB position ... threw for 137 yards on 12-of-20 and one touchdown ... also ran for 83 yards on 20 carries with two touchdowns vs. Bulls ... notched the game-winning touchdown with a 20-yard rush with 11 seconds to play at USF ... tallied 51 receiving yards on seven catches and 19 rushing yards on three attempts vs. Memphis (Oct. 19) ... tallied four receptions for 65 yards at Tulsa (Oct. 14) ... also had three rushes for six yards ... had six receptions for 47 yards and a touchdown in win over SMU (Oct. 7) ... also threw a 22-yard touchdown to Postma in SMU win ... tallied seven receptions for 51 yards and four rushes for 15 yards and a touchdown in win at Temple (Sept. 30) ... had five receptions for 50 yards and a touchdown and four rushes for six yards vs. Texas Tech (Sept. 23).

2016:
Appeared in 10 games, starting four for Houston ... split time at wide receiver and quarterback before moving back to QB full time against Louisville ... missed the Las Vegas Bowl after suffering an injury during a weight lifting workout ... had four catches for 55 yards in a home win vs. UCF ... had three catches for 21 yards at Navy ... had seven catches for 32 yards and one rush for four yards in a home win vs. UConn ... became the first Houston player to throw a touchdown, catch a touchdown pass and return a kickoff for a touchdown in the same game at Texas State ... finished the day at Texas State with four receptions for 61 yards and a score, had one rush for 27 yards and returned two kickoffs for a total of 130 yards ... tallied one catch for three yards and had five rushing attempts for 20 yards in first career start at Cincinnati ... had five rushes for 16 yards, four catches for 25 yards and made an appearance at quarterback in a win over Lamar ... notched three receptions for 28 yards in a season-opening win over No. 3 Oklahoma with a long reception of 15 yards in his collegiate debut.

High School: Four-star recruit by ESPN ... member of ESPN 300 ... No. 14 athlete in the nation by ESPN ... No. 31 player in the state of Texas by ESPN ... No. 202 overall player nationally by ESPN ... named district 22-6A MVP as a senior ... named first team All-Greater Houston ... Elite 11 semifinalist ... ranked the No. 11 player in the Houston area by VYPE Houston ... closed out his high school career with over 10,000 career passing yards and 3,000 career rushing yards ... threw for 2,898 yards and 43 touchdowns against just five interceptions as a senior while rushing for 640 yards and eight touchdowns ... named to the Houston Chronicle’s 2016 Top 100 list ... as a junior threw for 3,193 yards and 47 touchdowns with just three interceptions while rushing for 780 yards and 12 touchdowns ... ran for 1,289 yards and 17 touchdowns as a sophomore while throwing for 2,628 yards and 36 touchdowns ... had 1,745 passing yards as a freshman to go along with 14 touchdowns through the air and 11 on the ground with 731 rushing yards ... chose Houston over Baylor, Clemson, Michigan State, TCU and UCLA among others ... coached by Kirk Martin at Manvel HS.

D'Eriq King's Career Bests
Receptions:
7, 3x, last vs. Memphis (2017)
Receiving Yards:
65, at Tulsa (2017)
Long Reception: 48, at Texas State (2016)
Receiving Touchdowns: 1, 3x, last vs. SMU (2017)
Rushing Attempts: 20, at USF (2017)
Rushing Yards: 141, at Tulane (2017)
Long Rush: 46, at Tulane (2017)
Rushing Touchdowns: 2, twice, last at Tulane (2017)
Passing Attempts: 26, at Tulane (2017)
Passing Completions: 18, at Tulane (2017)
Passing Yards: 330, ECU (2017)
Long Pass: 75, ECU (2017)
Passing Touchdowns: 3, ECU (2017)
Punt Returns: 3, at Texas State (2016)
Punt Return Yards: 16, at Texas State (2016)
Long Punt Return: 11, at Texas State (2016)
Kick Returns: 2, at Texas State (2016)
Kick Return Yards: 130, at Texas State (2016)
Long Kick Return: 99, at Texas State (2016)

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