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Demarcus Kirk
Player Profile:
Demarcus Kirk 2058345
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 206
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Dora, Ala.
High School: Dora/UAB


AT GEORGIA STATE: Lettered at running back after transferring from UAB ... Enrolled in January 2015 and participated in spring practice … Signed with UAB in 2014 and redshirted that season for the Blazers.

2015: Started three games at running back ... Rushed for 320 yards on 75 carries (4.3-yard average) and scored two touchdowns. Also caught eight passes for 84 yards.

Made his GSU debut vs. New Mexico State, after injuries to top three backs, and rushed for 49 yards on 12 carries, all in the second half, to help the Panthers to the 34-32 win ... Added 42 yards on just six carries at No. 12 Oregon, highlighted by a 20-yard run ... Rushed for 23 yards and had career highs with five receptions for 48 yards in win at Ball State ... Scored his first touchdown on a 2-yard run at Arkansas State, when he rushed for 32 yards and had two catches for 28 yards ... Career-high 85 yards rushing on 14 attempts vs. ULL. Had a 33-yard run down to the 3-yard line to set up a touchdown ... Scored the go-ahead touchdown in win over South Alabama on a 1-yard run in the fourth quarter.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Dora High School, playing running back and defensive end for coach Johnny Kirk … Rushed for 1,300 yards and 19 touchdowns as a junior at Dora but was injured as a senior … Also played basketball.

PERSONAL: Full name is Demarcus Laquan Kirk ... Son of Vera Parker ... Major is interdisciplinary studies.


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