Tech practiced in full pads on Grant Field Saturday morning
Georgia Tech 42, Duke 24
Paul Johnson said Tuesday his team has a lot of different personalities
Georgia Tech vs. Boston College
A talented receiver who is anxious to return to the field after sitting out the 2013 season to recover from knee surgery... showed flashes of greatness in 2012 as a true freshman before suffering a knee injury midway through the season... sat out spring practice in 2013 to recover from the knee injury, then aggravated the injury in a non-football accident... is joined on the Tech roster by his brother, true freshman Myles Autry.
2013: Missed the entire season recovering from a knee injury.
2012 (true freshman): Played in eight games and started three times before suffering a knee injury in late October that kept him sidelined the rest of the season... his first career action came on national television in the season opener at Virginia Tech (Sept. 3)... made first career reception, for 19 yards, vs. Middle Tennessee State (Sept. 29)... made his first career start at Clemson (Oct. 6) and hauled in a 53-yard reception... his final catch of the season was a 45-yard TD reception against Boston College (Oct. 20).
High School: Norcross HS... played for head coach Keith Maloof... played on both sides of the ball... named the defensive back of the year by the Touchdown Club of Gwinnett... First Team All-State selection in 2011 by both the Atlanta Journal Constitution and the Gwinnett Writers Association... as a senior, recorded 53 tackles and five interceptions, including two INT returns for touchdowns... caught 20 passes for 515 yards and scored seven TDs... rated with three stars by Rivals... played in the Georgia North-South All-Star game... also played basketball and ran track.
Personal: Full name is Anthony Tyrone Autry... son of Anthony and Thalia Autry... born Nov. 21, 1993 in Buffalo, N.Y.... has four siblings - Charles, Ann, Matthew and Myles.... is related to Thelonious Monk, a famous jazz pianist... was introduced to football at age eight by his uncle... majoring in mechanical engineering.
Receptions: 1, three times
Receiving Yards: 53 at Clemson, Oct. 6, 2012
Receiving Touchdowns: 1 vs. Boston College, Oct. 20, 2012
Long Catch: 53 at Clemson, Oct. 6, 2012