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Calvin Booker
Calvin Booker

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Atlanta, Ga.

High School:
Mays

Last College:
Auburn

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 234

Position:
Quarterback

Birthdate:
10/21/1985



2008

A senior reserve quarterback who gave Tech a strong arm off the bench... an Auburn transfer who sometimes saw action on special teams (field goal, PATs, punt) as well as spot duty at quarterback... got his first career start vs. Gardner-Webb (Oct. 11) as Josh Nesbitt and Jaybo Shaw were sidelined with injuries... led Tech in rushing with 35 yards on 19 carries... completed 3-of-11 passes for 120 yards with one touchdown and one interception against the Runnin' Bulldogs... his 79-yard TD pass to Jonathan Dwyer was as the 12th-longest pass play in Georgia Tech history... saw brief action vs. Duke (Oct. 4) with one pass attempt and one rush for one yard... came off the bench against Mississippi State to complete 1-of-2 passes for 19 yards and he carried two times for seven yards... served as the game captain at Virginia Tech (Sept. 13)... played the final series of the season opener vs. Jacksonville State (Aug. 28)... transferred from Auburn and enrolled at Tech in the fall of 2006.

2007
Played in five games including considerable action in the last game of the regular season and in the bowl game... also saw action in the first two games of the season -- at Notre Dame and vs. Samford -- and also played against Army... completed 11-of-21 passes for 167 yards, one touchdown and one interception... came off the bench in the Humanitarian Bowl to pass for 116 yards and a touchdown against Fresno State... saw extensive action in the final game of the regular season vs. Georgia after Taylor Bennett left the game with a hand injury... saw brief duty in his first Yellow Jacket appearance in the season opener at Notre Dame (Sept. 1)... completed 1-of-2 passes for nine yards and rushed for five yards vs. Samford (Sept. 8)... replaced injured Taylor Bennett in the Georgia game (Nov. 24) and was impressive... completed 3-of-4 passes for 42 yards including a 25-yarder.

At Auburn
Spent two years at Auburn, including a redshirt season in 2004 . . . Backup in 2005 but did not attempt a pass.

High School
Tabbed to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Top 50 in Georgia . . . Honorable mention all-state in Class AAAA . . . . Passed for 1,417 yards and 17 touchdowns as a senior at Mays High . . . Led his team to an 11-1 record . . . Coached by Darrell Caldwell.

Personal
Born Oct. 21, 1985 . . . Son of Janetta and Calvin Booker ... Majoring in management.

Career Statistics (Passing)
Year G-GS Eff Att-Cm Int Pct Yds TD LP PG
2007 5-0 125.37 11-21 1 .524 167 1 34 33.4
2008 8-1 121.30 4-14 1 28.6 139 1 79 17.4
Career 13-1 123.64 15-35 2 42.9 3.6 2 79 23.5
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