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