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D'Eriq King

position

Quarterback

Height

5-11

Weight

202 lbs.

Class

Redshirt Senior

Hometown

Manvel, Texas

Previous School

Houston

High School

Manvel

Before Miami: Delivered dominant career at University of Houston, finishing with 78 total touchdowns (50 passing, 28 rushing), 4,925 passing yards and 1,421 rushing yards despite starting just 22 games…Totaled 6,346 yards of offense (181.3 per game)…Set The American Athletic Conference touchdown responsible for in a season record with 50 despite missing the last 2.5 games with an injury in 2018…Led nation in points responsible for per game with an average of 27.5, four points ahead of the No 2 spot shared by Heisman finalists Kyler Murray and Dwayne Haskins during prolific junior season…Had a rushing touchdown in all 11 games in 2018 and one of only three QBs in FBS history with at least 35 passing TDs and 13 rushing TDs…2018 Maxwell Award semifinalist and Earl Campbell Award finalist.

High School: Four-star recruit by ESPN and member of ESPN300, ranked No. 202 overall…Named district 22-6A MVP as a senior..Named first team All-Greater Houston ..Elite 11 semifinalist…Ranked No. 11 player in Houston area by VYPE Houston…Closed out high school career with over 10,000 career passing yards and 3,000 career rushing yards…Threw for 2,898 yards and 43 touchdowns against just five interceptions as senior while rushing for 640 yards and eight touchdowns…Named to Houston Chronicle’s 2016 Top 100 list…As junior, threw for 3,193 yards and 47 touchdowns with just three interceptions while rushing for 780 yards and 12 touchdowns…Ran for 1,289 yards and 17 touchdowns as sophomore while throwing for 2,628 yards and 36 touchdowns…Had 1,745 passing yards as freshman to go along with 14 touchdowns through the air and 11 on the ground with 731 rushing yards.