Francis Kallon
Francis  Kallon

RS Junior

Lawrenceville, Ga.

High School:
Central Gwinnett

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 284



2015 Football Media Day Transcript

Quotes from Coach Johnson and players at Tech's Media Day


#TGW: Five Questions with Francis Kallon

The sophomore defensive tackle pushing on, pushing his way up


#STINGDAILY: Project: Rundown

Sophomore defensive end Francis Kallon continues to put the work in


#STINGDAILY: Four Shadowing

The switch back to a 4-3 has the D-Line ready and eager to do some hitting

2015 (Redshirt Junior): Tallied career-high five tackles with one forced fumble vs. Alcorn State (Sept. 3) ... Added one tackle vs. Tulane (Sept. 12) ... Did not play at Notre Dame (Sept. 19) ... Did not record any stats at Duke (Sept. 26) ... Had three tackles vs. North Carolina (Oct. 3).

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: Central Gwinnett HS ... Played for head coach Todd Wofford ... Rated four stars by Rivals ... Ranked as No. 18 defensive end prospect nationally and with four stars by Scout ... 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 ... Majoring in literature, media and communication.

Tackles: 5 vs. Alcorn State, Sept. 3, 2015
Solo Tackles: 3 vs. Alcorn State, Sept. 3, 2015
Forced Fumbles: 1 vs. Alcorn State, Sept. 3, 2015

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