29 Ben King
29 Ben King
Height: 5-10
Weight: 185
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Archdale, N.C.
High School: Trinity
Previous College: Appalachian State
Position: WR
Major: Business Management

Career

  • in just 20 career contests, ranks eighth among Guilford’s career receptions leaders (150) and ninth in career receiving yardage (2,076)
  • his 18 receiving touchdowns stand seventh all-time at Guilford
  • his 10 games with at least 100 receiving yards are the Quakers’ fourth-best total
  • plans to graduate in May and then begin full-time service in the United States Army

2011

  • Third Team D3football.com All-South pick
  • First Team All-ODAC
  • led Guilford with 71 catches for 1,020 yards and nine touchdowns in 10 games
  • had five games with 10 or more catches and surpassed 100 receiving yards five times
  • ranked 23rd nationally and third in the ODAC with 7.1 receptions per game
  • his 102.0 receiving yards per game stood second in the league and was 26th in NCAA Division III
  • he ranked 10th in the ODAC in points per game (5.8)
  • his best outing was in Guilford’s Nov. 5 win at Catholic University of America where he made 13 catches for 200 yards and a touchdown. The 200 receiving yards ranks fifth all-time at Guilford and the 13 catches stand 11th
  • earned Guilford’s game Most Valuable Player Award for his efforts in the Quakers’ Soup Bowl win over Greensboro College when he made 10 catches for 187 yards and two touchdowns
  • caught three touchdowns (second in Guilford history) among his 10 receptions for 191 yards versus league-champion Hampden-Sydney College

2010

  • Second Team All-ODAC
  • led the Quakers in all receiving categories including catches (79), receiving yards (1056) and receiving touchdowns (9)
  • ranked 11th in the Division-III national rankings in receptions per game (7.8)and 20th in receiving yards per game (105.5)
  • ranked among the ODAC leaders in receptions per game (2nd), receiving yards per game (3rd) and all-purpose yards per game (8th, 115.6)
  • his 79 catches marked the fourth best season total in Guilford history
  • also ranks among the Quakers’ all-time season leaders in receiving yards (6th), receiving touchdowns (7th) and total touchdowns (9th)
  • best outing came Oct. 16 against Bridgewater College when he racked up a school-record 251 receiving yards on 15 catches with two touchdowns, all season-highs

Personal

  • member of Student-Athlete Honor Roll
  • spent three years at NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision member Appalachian State University
  • redshirted one season and battled injury for the other two
  • came to Guilford with sophomore eligibility
  • lettered three years at Trinity High School under coach Alex Mebane
  • helped the Bulldogs to three state playoff appearances
  • garnered All-Area and All-Mid-Piedmont Conference recognition
  • lettered in basketball at Trinity
  • brother, Josh, played basketball at East Carolina University and Eckerd College
  • son of Terry and Michelle King