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15 Jay Dorsey
Jay  Dorsey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jacksonville, Fla.

High School:
Bolles School

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 191

Position:
S

Experience:
1L

WORTH NOTING:Dynamic special teams player, who also made important contributions in the secondary last season ? hard hitter ? expected to be in competition for a starting nod at safety this season.

AT VIRGINIA: 2002? One of the team?s top special teams players, playing on all kickoff and punt teams ? also saw a good amount of time in the secondary ? played in every game ? made five tackles in kickoff coverage and another two in punt coverage ? finished with 14 tackles overall ? his playing time on defense increased substantially beginning with the North Carolina game ? made a career-high three tackles in that game ? followed that with three more the next game against Georgia Tech ? had a tackle for a four-yard loss among two tackles vs. Maryland ... lettered. 2001?Participated with the kickoff and punt return teams in four contests ? recorded a tackle against Clemson. 2000?Red-shirted ... did not play in a game ... in uniform against Brigham Young and Florida State.

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterman in football at the Bolles School ? played safety for head coach Corky Rogers ? selected All-City honorable mention ? rated the third-best free safety prospect in Florida by the Jacksonville Times-Union ... also named to Super 11 and Super 24 teams ... recorded 75 tackles in senior season and 190 for his career ? totaled 16 career interceptions ? also played basketball and ran track.

PERSONAL: Jathaniel Mark ?Jay? Dorsey, Jr. ? born 4-26-82 in Louisville, Ky. ? son of Mark and Ethel Dorsey ? has a sister, Diana ? anthropology major.

Dorsey Defensively

Year GP Plys S A Tot. TFL QBS FR FC PBU Int BlK
2001 4 18 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 14 190 4 10 14 1-4 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 18 208 4 11 15 1-4 0 0 0 0 0 0

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