61 - Scott King Position: Deep Snapper
    Class: Senior
    Height: 6' 0"
    Weight: 242 lbs.
    High School: Radford
    Hometown: Radford, Va.
     
    photo An extremely hard worker who returns as the Hokies' short snapper ... Can also help out with the long snapping duties if needed ... Earned the short snapping duties during the preseason last fall ... Handled snaps for all of the Hokies' field goal and extra point attempts during the season ... Was an important factor in Brandon Pace's record-tying 17 consecutive field goals made last season ... Has benefited from his hard work in the strength and conditioning program ... Can always be counted on for top effort.

    2006: Earned Super Iron Hokie honors in preseason testing ... Bench pressed 375 pounds ... Won the starting job as snapper for field goals and extra points ... Saw action on 60 snaps ... Worked at both snapping positions during the spring.

    2005: Worked as a defensive tackle on the scout team ... Registered a sack in a jayvee win against Fork Union ... Earned Iron Hokie status following the winter off-season program ... Turned in a 390-pound bench press and 575-pound back squat ... Tied for the best push jerk among the defensive tackles with a lift of 341 pounds ... Was in on a tackle in the spring Maroon-White game.

    2004: Saw action on the jayvee team ... Posted a 360-pound bench press and a 304-pound power clean in spring max testing.

    High School: Played linebacker, fullback and punter for Coach Norm Lineburg at Radford ... Was a second team all-state linebacker his senior season ... Set a Radford record with a 81-yard interception return for a touchdown ... Recorded 103 tackles and two sacks in his senior year ... Named all-state in track and field his junior and senior season ... Set records for shot put and discus at Radford ... Was an all-district and all-region first baseman for head coach Darden Freeman ... Was class president each of his high school years.

    Personal: Robert Scott King ... Born 8/26/85 in Radford, VA ... Son of William King and Judy Cox ... His brother, Billy, played football for the Hokies in the '70s ... Majoring in human nutrition, foods and exercise.

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