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Francis Kallon
Francis Kallon

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Lawrenceville, Ga.

High School:
Central Gwinnett

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 296

Position:
DL



08/21/2014

#TGW: Five Questions with Francis Kallon

The sophomore defensive tackle pushing on, pushing his way up

04/12/2013

#STINGDAILY: Project: Rundown

Sophomore defensive end Francis Kallon continues to put the work in

04/01/2013

#STINGDAILY: Four Shadowing

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

An athletic player with great potential, but still learning technique and adjusting to the speed of the game... gained valuable experience in 2013 as a reserve... one of the more intriguing players in the ACC... did not play football until his senior year of high school after his family moved to the United States from England, where he played rugby... received 12 scholarship offers before playing his first high school game... a good student who made the Dean's List and the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2014 (sophomore): Recorded two tackles at Virginia Tech (Sept. 20).

2013 (redshirt freshman):
Saw action in 10 games... recorded four tackles... had a tackle in his first collegiate game, vs. Elon (Aug. 31)... registered two solo tackles vs. Syracuse (Oct. 19).

2012 (true freshman): Redshirted.

High School: Central Gwinnett HS... played for head coach Todd Wofford... rated with four stars by Rivals... ranked as the No. 18 defensive end prospect nationally and with four stars by Scout... finished the year with 70 tackles, seven sacks, three fumble recoveries and two blocked kicks... recorded 19 total tackles, six tackles for losses, two sacks, two fumble recoveries and a blocked punt in his first two prep games, which sparked instant recruiting interest... an outstanding student in the classroom with a 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.

Career Highs
Tackles: 2, twice, last at Virginia Tech, Sept. 20, 2014
Solo Tackles: 2 vs. Syracuse, Oct. 19, 2013

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