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Nate Curry
Nate Curry

Hometown:
Miami, Fla

High School:
Monsignor Pace

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 195

Position:
Wide Receiver

Birthdate:
03/11/1982



2003 Photo Gallery

2004 Photo Gallery

AT TECH: Veteran receiver and one of Tech's three senior team captains for 2004 . . . Two-time member of the ACC All-Academic football team . . . Selected to play in the Gridiron Classic all-star game in Orlando, Fla., following his senior season . . . Signed a free agent contract with the Kansas City Chiefs.

Speedy wideout who made his debut in the starting lineup in 2003 after battling injuries the previous two years . . . Slated as a starter in 2001 before missing the season with a left knee injury, sustained in preseason drills in August of 2001 . . . Had a setback in June, 2002, and was not at full speed in 2002.

Ranks 13th on Georgia Tech's career receiving list with 92 catches and 14th in career yards with 1,185 . . . Had eight career touchdown catches.

2004: Named to the ACC All-Academic football team for the second straight year . . . Tech's second-leading receiver with 32 catches for 454 yards and three touchdowns . . . Ranked 7th in the ACC in receiving yards per game and 9th in receptions per game (2.91) . . . Best game was his last as caught three passes for a career-best 105 yards in Tech's victory over Syracuse in the Champs Sports Bowl, highlighted by an 80-yard touchdown catch from Reggie Ball . . . Opened the 2004 season by catching a 14-yard touchdown from Ball for Tech's first score of the year . . . Caught an 11-yard touchdown pass in Tech's 20-7 victory over 23rd-ranked Maryland . . . Had a standout game against Connecticut with five catches for 83 yards . . . Missed the Clemson game due to an eye injury . . . Rated the third best possession receiver in the ACC by The Sporting News.

2003: Named to the ACC All-Academic football team . . . Tech's second-leading receiver behind Jonathan Smith . . . Caught 37 passes for 426 yards and three touchdowns . . . Averaged 11.5 yards per catch . . . Had a 54-yard reception on Tech's first offensive play against Auburn, setting up a field goal and setting the tone for the Jackets' victory . . . Caught two touchdown passes in Tech's win over North Carolina, hauling in a 16-yard touchdown from Reggie Ball and then a 30-yard scoring pass from Jonathan Smith . . . Season highs of seven receptions for 76 yards in Tech's win over NC State, including a five-yard touchdown catch.

2002: Missed the first four games of the season before seeing his first action against North Carolina . . . Caught one pass with a seven-yard completion against NC State in his only start of the season . . . Also carried the ball once against the Wolfpack for an eight-yard gain.

2000: True freshman who did not catch his first pass until the fifth game but finished as Tech's fifth-leading receiver . . . Caught 22 passes for 298 yards and two touchdowns . . . Had his best game of the season against Virginia with eight receptions for 98 yards, including an 18-yard touchdown catch . . . Also had a nine-yard touchdown reception against Wake Forest . . . Had a 28-yard reception against Georgia on Tech's first touchdown drive . . . Had 16 catches for 227 yards in the final four games . . . Longest reception was a 33-yarder against North Carolina on his first catch of the season . . . Carried the ball three times for 17 yards . . . Also returned two kickoffs with a 21-yard return against Navy and a 20-yarder against NC State.

HIGH SCHOOL: Rated the No. 39 player in Florida by SuperPrep and the No. 59 player in the state by Florida Prep Football . . . Named to Florida's Fabulous Fifty by Florida Bluechips Report . . . Received a 9.50 rating from Jeff Whitaker's Deep South Football . . . Played running back at Monsignor Pace High and rushed for 1,000 yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior . . . Gained 1,400 yards rushing and scored 18 touchdowns as a junior . . . Rushed for 298 yards and five touchdowns in a playoff game as a junior . . . Honorable mention all-state and first-team all-county selection . . . Wendy's High School Heisman nominee . . . State champion in the 100 meters as a junior . . . Coached by Joe Zaccheo . . . National Honor Society member.

PERSONAL: Full name is Nathaniel Tyrone Curry . . . Born March 11, 1982 . . . Parents are Nathaniel, Sr. and Bettie Davis Curry . . . Earned his bachelor's degree in Building Construction on May 1, 2004 and began pursuing a second degree in Management . . . Named to the 2003 and 2004 ACC All-Academic football team . . . Also tabbed to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for 2002-03 and 2003-04 . . . Awarded the Bobby Dodd Scholarship for 2004-05, signifying Tech's top male scholar-athlete for all sports . . . Football team representative on the Georgia Tech Student-Athlete Advisory Board . . . Received the Idaho Sports Student Humanitarian Award in conjunction with Tech's appearance in the 2004 Humanitarian Bowl and the All-ACC Top Six for Service Award, both recognizing his community service endeavors . . . Awarded the 2005 Georgia Tech Total Person Award, the GTAA's highest honor, for his combination of athletics, academics, character, leadership and service.

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
2004	Rec	Yds	TD	LP	TD
Samford*	3	40	1	20	14
Clemson		DNP-Injured
UNC*	4	44	0	25
Miami*	1	9	0	9
Maryland*	3	42	1	26	11
Duke*	0	0	0	0
Va Tech*	4	51	0	27
NC State*	2	23	0	16
UConn*	5	83	0	31
Virginia*	2	16	0	9
Georgia*	5	41	0	13
Syracuse*	3	105	1	80	80

2003	Rec	Yds	TD	LP	Rush	Yds	TD	LP	TD
BYU*	1	8	0	9	0	0	0	0
Auburn*	1	54	0	54	0	0	0	0
FSU*	4	39	0	12	0	0	0	0
Clemson*	6	59	0	26	0	0	0	0
Vandy*	3	14	0	10	0	0	0	0
NC State*	7	76	1	16	0	0	0	0	5
Wake*	1	5	0	5	0	0	0	0
Maryland*	2	19	0	11	0	0	0	0
Duke*	5	48	0	24	0	0	0	0
UNC*	2	42	2	26	0	0	0	0	16, 26
Virginia*	2	16	0	8	0	0	0	0
Georgia*	3	46	0	18	0	0	0	0
Tulsa*	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	0

2002	Rec	Yds	TD	LP	Rush	Yds	TD	LP	TD
UNC	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	0
Wake	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	0
Maryland	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	0
Virginia	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	0
NC State*	1	7	0	7	1	8	0	8
FSU	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	0
Duke	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	0
Georgia	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	0
Fresno St.	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	0

2000	Rec	Yds	TD	LP	Rush	Yds	TD	LP	TD
UCF	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	0
FSU	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	0
Navy	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	0
NC State	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	0
UNC*	4	55	0	33	1	2	0	2
Wake	2	16	1	9	1	6	0	6	9
Duke	0	0	0	0	1	9	0	9
Clemson	4	37	0	11	0	0	0	0
Virginia*	8	98	1	18	0	0	0	0	18
Maryland	3	64	0	29	0	0	0	0
Georgia	1	28	0	28	0	0	0	0
LSU#	2	25	0	20	1	4	0	4

CAREER STATISTICS
Receiving	G-GS	Rec	Yds	Avg	TD	LP
2000	11-2	22	298	13.5	2	33
2001		INJURED
2002	9-1	1	7	7.0	0	7
2003	13-13	37	426	11.5	3	54
2004	11-11	32	454	14.2	3	80
Total	44-27	92	1185	12.9	8	80

Rushing	G	Att	Yds	Avg	TD	LP	KR	Yds	Avg	TD	LP
2000	11	3	17	5.7	0	9	2	41	20.5	0	21
2001				INJURED
2002	9	1	8	8.0	0	8	0	0	0.0	0	0
2003	13	0	0	0.0	0	0	0	0	0.0	0	0
2004	11	0	0	0.0	0	0	0	0	0.0	0	0
Total	44	4	25	6.3	0	9	2	41	20.5	0	21

CAREER HIGHS
Rec: 8 vs. Virginia, 2000 (98 yds)
Rec Yards: 105 vs. Syracuse, 2004 (3 rec)
Long: 80 vs. Syracuse, 2004 (TD)
TD Receiving: 2 vs. North Carolina, 2003 
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