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.
Nelson Making Name for Himself in SecondaryFootball8/16/17Redshirt freshman Brenton Nelson, who was put on scholarship this month, is competing for a starting job in Virginia's nickel defense.DeSorbo Hits Ground Running at UVASwimming & Diving8/16/17After six seasons as NC State's associate head coach, Todd DeSorbo now oversees men's and women's swimming & diving at Virginia.Training Camp NotebookFootball8/11/17Training camp continues for UVA, whose second season under head coach Bronco Mendenhall starts Sept. 2 against William & Mary at Scott Stadium.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
Coach's Corner Moves to Birdwood Grill in 2017
Football | 8/17/2017
The live radio program airs each Tuesday night across the Virginia Sports Network.
Jeff White: Nelson Making Name for Himself in Secondary
Football | 8/16/2017
Redshirt freshman Brenton Nelson, who was put on scholarship this month, is competing for a...
Virginia Athletics Announces Countdown to Kickoff Promotion
Football | 8/4/2017
With kickoff to the 2017 Virginia Football season just over 4 weeks away, Virginia Athletics will...
Saturday Athletics Events Cancelled
Football | 8/12/2017
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Jeff White: Training Camp Notebook
Football | 8/11/2017
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Jeff White: Spaziani Sees His Efforts Rewarded
Football | 8/8/2017
One of the Cavaliers' long-snappers, redshirt junior Joe Spaziani was awarded a scholarship on...
Jeff White: New-Look Defensive Line Taking Shape
Football | 08/01/2017
Eli Hanback and Juwan Moye are working at new positions on Virginia's defensive line: Hanback at ...
Virginia Hosts Two Free Preseason Events Saturday
Football | 08/08/2017
Men’s soccer hosts Wright State at 1 p.m. followed by Football Meet the Team and Movie...
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