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Kelvin King
Kelvin  King

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Alief Taylor

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 255

Position:
DL

Birthdate:
11/27/1990

Experience:
3L


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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09/03/16
Oklahoma
vs Oklahoma
Houston, Texas (NRG Stadium)
11:00 AM
Tickets
09/10/16
Lamar
Lamar
TDECU Stadium
TBA
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09/15/16
Cincinnati
at Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio
TBA
09/24/16
Texas State
at Texas State
San Marcos, Texas
TBA
09/29/16
UConn
UConn
TDECU Stadium
TBA
Tickets
10/08/16
Navy
at Navy
Annapolis, Md.
2:00 PM
10/15/16
Tulsa
Tulsa
TDECU Stadium
TBA
Tickets
10/22/16
SMU
at SMU
Dallas, Texas
TBA
10/29/16
UCF
UCF
TDECU Stadium
TBA
Tickets
11/12/16
Tulane
Tulane
TDECU Stadium
TBA
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11/17/16
Louisville
Louisville
TDECU Stadium
TBA
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11/25/16
Memphis
at Memphis
Memphis, Tenn.
TBA
12/03/16
vs TBD
TBD
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