King no slouch on G-Day

Caleb King

ATHENS – Redshirt freshman running back Caleb King wasn't the star of Saturday's G-Day game, but he was no slouch either.

Junior wide receiver Michael Moore stole the show with two touchdown catches, but King got his share of "oohs" and "aahs" from the Sanford Stadium crowd while rushing for 31 yards on six carries.

"I'm kind of glad what I did, but I'm not surprised," King said. "I'm a football player, so I believe every time I hit the field I can produce."

King had nifty runs of 8, 9 and 12 yards, showing off several athletic moves to make defenders miss.

"I thought he looked pretty darn good," head coach Mark Richt said. "I also saw him pick up a couple blitzes too, which I always enjoy."

King is expected to be Georgia's second-string tailback behind Knowshon Moreno.

"I was pleased with how he ran the ball, made people miss," offensive coordinator Mike Bobo said. "He's got good balance and good vision, and I'm pleased with his progress. We're going to have to count on him a lot this year."

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