Kelvin King
Kelvin  King


Houston, Texas

High School:
Alief Taylor

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 255




Senior (2012): Started five games at defensive end while playing in 10 ... had a career-high three tackles for loss at UCLA ... had at least three tackles in three straight games.

Junior (2011): Versatile defensive player that saw action in all-14 games, making three starts ... Had 26 total stops, including 4.0 for a loss ... Had a 69-yard interception return in the home win against Marshall ... Had eight yard sacks against Louisiana Tech and vs. East Carolina ... Season high five total tackles in the win against Rice.

Sophomore (2010): Played in all 12 games, starting seven on the defensive line ... Finished with an assisted tackle against Texas State during the season opener ... Recorded three tackles, including a 7-yard sack, against UTEP ... Posted an 8-yard sack, forced a fumble and added a quarterback hurry against Tulane ... Recorded one solo tackle for a 3-yard loss against Mississippi State ...Tallied four tackles, all solo, including, a sack for a 9-yard loss and a tackle for a 9-yard loss against SMU ... Had one sack for a 3-yard loss against Memphis ... Posted a career night with six tackles vs. UCF ... Recorded two tackles against Tulsa ... Tied a career-best six tackles at Southern Miss and at Texas Tech in the season finale.

Freshman (2009): Competed in 12 games ... Made collegiate debut against Northwestern State during the season opener ... Finished with three tackles against the Demons ... Recorded two tackles at C-USA rival Tulane ... Posted four tackles, including one for a 3-yard loss, against C-USA rival Rice during the regular-season finale.

High School: Competed for head coach Mike Gerber as a sophomore and for head coach Mike White as a junior and senior at Alief Taylor High ... Competed in Space City and NHCA All-Star games ... Member of playoff teams as a sophomore and senior ... Helped lead Lions to District 18-5A championship and 7-3 record as a senior ... Ranked No. 45 sam linebacker by Scout.com ... Named First Team All-District as a senior and served as team captain ... Selected as the team's Defensive MVP ... Played basketball and ran track ... Active in FCA and NAACP.

Personal: Full name is Kelvin King III... Born Nov. 27, 1990, in Galveston, Texas... son of Kelvin King, Jr., and Latistia Guidry ... Has a child, Jaylen Miller ... Nephew of former UH basketball star and current director of operations Michael Young ... Majoring in sociology.

King's Career Bests
Tackles: 6, three times last time at Texas Tech, 2010
Sacks: 1.0, six times; most recent at East Carolina, 2012
Tackles for Loss: 3, UCLA, 2012
Forced Fumbles: 1, vs.Tulane, 2010
Pass Breakups: 1, at UCLA, 2010

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