Duke Football BIO
22 Brandon King
2009: Played in all 12 games ... caught nine passes for 162 yards and one TD ... averaged 18.0 yards per reception ... lone TD of the year covered 48 yards against Virginia Tech ... finished with season-bests of three catches and 58 yards versus the Hokies ... carried the ball three times for eight yards on the year ... played 318 snaps including 255 offensive plays.
2008: Did not see game action after suffering a season-ending injury prior to the season.
2007: Played in all 12 games with four starts ... third on the team with four TD receptions ... completed the season with 10 receptions for 76 yards ... four TDs on just 10 catches marked the third-highest touchdown per catch average (.400) in the country ... caught a six-yard scoring pass in the season-opener against Connecticut ... scored on a seven-yard touchdown reception at Northwestern ... posted longest catch of the year against Virginia Tech, a 19-yard touchdown grab to finish with two receptions for 25 yards ... fourth touchdown of the year came on a three-yard pass at Florida State ... on the field for 320 total snaps including 283 offensive plays.
2006: Played in 10 games, missing the Miami and Vanderbilt contests ... caught seven passes for 54 yards ... posted season-highs with four receptions for 25 yards versus North Carolina ... on the field for 164 total snaps.
Prior to Duke: Three-year letterman at C.B. West High School under coaches Randy Cuthbert (2003-04) and Chris Felton (2005) ... All-America selection by PrepStar magazine ... listed as the second-best fullback in the nation by Rivals.com and the 36th-top overall running back by Scout.com ... also tabbed as the 16th-best overall prospect in Pennsylvania by Rivals.com ... charted as the third-top fullback in the nation by ESPN.com ... as a senior, rushed 113 times for 621 yards and seven TDs and earned all-league honors ... in junior season, rushed for 651 yards and nine TDs on 90 attempts as team went 9-2 and advanced to the state playoffs ... rushed 126 times for 625 yards and three TDs as a sophomore ... finished career with 1,897 yards and 19 TDs ... also participated in basketball ... Cuthbert, a C.B. West graduate, was a standout running back at Duke from 1988-92, earning All-ACC honors in 1989 as the Blue Devils won the ACC championship and he currently ranks third on Duke’s all-time rushing list with 2,771 career yards.
Personal: Son of Charles and Linda King ... born June 23, 1987 ... majoring in Sociology.