2004: One of three junior college transfers in coach Guy Morriss' 2004 recruiting class, Dane King enrolled at Baylor last January and went through spring practice with the Bears ... The talented King emerged from spring drills sharing the top spot on the Baylor depth chart with Shawn Bell and figures to be in a four-way battle for the Bears' starting quarterback position in 2004.
Junior College: Blinn College, Brenham, Texas ... A two-year starter at quarterback for coach Scott Maxfield at Blinn College ... Earned second-team National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-America and first-team All-Southwest Junior College Football Conference honors in 2003 after leading the NJCAA in both passing (310.8 ypg) and total offense (322.3 ypg) ... Holds every Blinn passing record ... Threw for 4,742 yards and 36 touchdowns in two years ... In guiding the Bucs to a 7-3 record, King completed 59.2 percent of his passes (193-of-326) for 2,797 yards and 27 touchdowns with only seven interceptions and a long play of 74 yards ... Also rushed for 104 yards ... Named NJCAA national offensive player of the week for his Sept. 18, 2003 record-setting performance in a 69-7 victory over Ranger ... Completed 24-of-36 passes in the game for a school-record 437 yards and six touchdowns and rushed for 27 yards on four carries ... As a freshman at Blinn, he was 166-of-305 (54.2 percent) in the air for 1,945 yards with nine touchdowns and nine interceptions.
High School: Gonzales High School, Gonzales, Texas ... Passed for 2,800 yards and 32 touchdowns with only nine interceptions in three seasons for the Apaches ... Holds school records for passing yards and touchdown passes ... Two-time first-team all-district performer earned 2001 district MVP honors as a senior ... Led school to eight or more wins every year, two district titles and one bi-district crown ... Coached by Lenard McAngus at the District 26-3A school.
Personal: The son of Vicki King, Dane Douglas King was was born Sept. 8, 1983, in Shreveport, La. ... A speech communication major, King hopes to pursue a career in athletics.