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Francis Kallon
Francis  Kallon
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Lawrenceville, Ga.

High School:
Central Gwinnett

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 294

Position:
DL


05/01/2017

Four More Yellow Jackets to Get Shots in NFL

Davis, Gamble, Kallon join league as undrafted free agents; Thomas earns tryout

03/20/2017

#TGW: Thomas, Jackets Make an Impression on Pro Day

Georgia Tech's do-everything QB displays Edelman-like versatility for scouts

03/17/2017

Georgia Tech Football Holds Annual Pro Day

Nine former Yellow Jackets perform for pro football personnel

01/17/2017

Kallon Earns Tropical Bowl MVP Honors

Georgia Tech defensive tackle records two sacks en route to being named all-star game’s top lineman

12/16/2016

22 Student-Athletes Among Georgia Tech's December Graduates

Fall Commencement Ceremony Set for Saturday at McCamish Pavilion

03/17/2017

2017 Football Pro Day

March 17, 2017

2016 (Redshirt Senior): Had the most productive season of his collegiate career, appearing in 12 games and making six starts at defensive tackle ... amassed 15 tackles, three tackles for loss and two sacks as a prominent part of the Yellow Jackets' rotation at DT ... opened the season with eight tackles in the first three games, including three stops apiece against Boston College (Sept. 3) and Vanderbilt (Sept. 17) and a tackle for loss against Mercer (Sept. 10) ... totaled just two stops over the next six games but rebounded for five tackles and two sacks over his final two games of the regular season -- three tackles and a sack at No. 18 Virginia Tech (Nov. 12) and two tackles and a sack versus Virginia (Nov. 19) ... the sacks against VT and UVA were the first two of his career ... missed the regular-season finale at Georgia due to injury and did not make any tackles in limited action versus Kentucky in the 2016 TaxSlayer Bowl.

2015 (Redshirt Junior): Played in eight games ... Finished season with 15 tackles (nine solo) and one forced fumble ... Tallied career-high five tackles with one forced fumble vs. Alcorn State (Sept. 3) ... Added one tackle vs. Tulane (Sept. 12) ... Did not record any stats at Duke (Sept. 26) ... Had three tackles vs. North Carolina (Oct. 3) ... Recorded four tackles at Virginia (Oct. 31).

2014 (Redshirt Sophomore): Played in six games ... Had three tackles ... Tallied one tackle at NC State (Nov. 8) ... Recorded two tackles at Virginia Tech (Sept. 20) ... 2014-15 ACC Honor Roll.

2013 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw action in 10 games ... Recorded four tackles ... Had tackle in first collegiate game vs. Elon (Aug. 31) ... Registered two solo tackles vs. Syracuse (Oct. 19).

2012 (True Freshman): Redshirted, did not play ... 2012-13 ACC Honor Roll.

High School: Did not begin playing organized football until his senior season at Central Gwinnett H.S. ... Played for head coach Todd Wofford ... Rated four stars by Rivals.com ... Ranked as No. 18 defensive end prospect nationally and with four stars by Scout.com ... Finished year with 70 tackles, seven sacks, three fumble recoveries and two blocked kicks ... Recorded 19 total tackles, six tackles for loss, two sacks, two fumble recoveries and blocked punt in first two prep games, which sparked instant recruiting interest ... Outstanding student in classroom with 3.9 GPA.

Personal: Full name is Francis Gerard Kallon ... Born Feb. 2, 1994, in London, England ... Son of Francis and Rosaline Kallon ... Began playing football at age 18 ... Graduated in December 2016 with a bachelor's degree in literature, media and communication.

CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 5 vs. Alcorn State, Sept. 3, 2015
Solo Tackles: 3 vs. Alcorn State, Sept. 3, 2015
Tackles for Loss: 1.0, three times - last vs. Virginia, Nov. 19, 2016
Sacks: 1.0, twice - last vs. Virginia, Nov. 19, 2016
Forced Fumbles: 1 vs. Alcorn State, Sept. 3, 2015
Quarterback Hurries: 1 vs. No. 5/3 Clemson, Sept. 22, 2016



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