- Tight End
- 6' 4
- 268 lbs.
- High School/Other
- Salem, Va.
Updated: February 1, 2013
2012: Played in all 13 games ... Totaled 157 plays, 144 coming on special teams, and 13 at tight end ... Saw action on special teams against Georgia Tech, Austin Peay and at Pittsburgh ... Played five offensive snaps, as well as 13 special teams plays against Bowling Green ... Contributed on special teams against Cincinnati and at North Carolina ... Saw action at tight end and on special teams against Duke ... Was in on 15 special teams plays at Clemson ... Saw action on 11 special teams plays at Miami and 18 against Florida State ... Was in on 13 special teams plays and two offensive snaps at Boston College ... Contributed on 14 special teams plays against Virginia ... Made two tackles on special teams in the overtime win over Rutgers in the Russell Athletic Bowl.
2011: Played in all 13 games ... Played 91 snaps on offense and 131 on special teams ... Saw action on 15 special teams plays and 15 offensive plays against Appalachian State ... Was in on three offensive snaps and eight special teams plays at ECU ... Caught his first career pass, a 37-yarder in the win over Arkansas State ... Worked 21 offensive snaps with two knockdown blocks at Marshall ... Played eight offensive snaps at tight end against Clemson ... Picked up an assist on eight special teams plays while also seeing brief action at tight end in the win over Miami ... Worked 19 plays at tight end and 13 more on special teams at Wake Forest ... Played four snaps at tight end while working 11 on special teams against BC ... Was in for 10 total plays at Duke, including nine on special teams ... Worked seven special teams snaps at Georgia Tech to along with three on offense ... Tallied nine total plays and a knockdown against UNC ... Played for a total of 14 plays, including 11 on special teams at Virginia ... Contributed for eight plays on special teams against Clemson in the ACC Championship Game … Had the top performance for the tight ends in three of the four major lifts during spring testing.
2010: Saw his first action of the season at NC State with four plays on special teams … Worked four plays at tight end against Wake Forest and two in the Duke game … Improved on three of the four major lifts during off-season strength and conditioning tests … Continued to work at TE during spring drills.
2009: Was a tight end on the scout team … His 450-pound back squat was tops among the tight ends during off-season workouts.
2008: Joined the team as walk-on … Practiced at tight end … Helped out on the scout team.
High School: A tight end and defensive end for Coach Stephen Magenbauer at Salem High … Had 13 catches for 139 yards and a touchdown his senior season … Added 80 tackles and seven sacks on defense … First-team all district and all-region and a second-team all-state pick … Had a game-winning TD catch in a playoff game against William Fleming his junior year … Helped team to district titles all four seasons and a state championship in 2005 … Also played basketball.
Personal: George D. George III … Born 8/1/90 in Salem, VA … Son of George, Jr. and Becky George … His father was a Tech football player under Coach Jimmy Sharpe … Graduated with a degree in finance.