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Chris Gorham
Chris Gorham

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pottstown, Pa.

High School:
Pottstown H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 193

Position:
WR

Experience:
1L



WORTH NOTING: Has played cornerback his first three years in the program, but moves to wide receiver this spring.

AT VIRGINIA: 2006-Played in the first six games of the year ... started at cornerback in season opener against Pittsburgh ... made two tackles against Pittsburgh and East Carolina ... also played on several special teams ... did not play in the final six games. 2005-Got bigger and stronger from his freshman season, which helped him tremendously ...played in every game and started eight ... averaged 3.5 tackles per game ...both of his interceptions occurred in ACC games ...made only two tackles during the entire 2004 season, a figure he reached on nine occasions ...started the first four games before being replaced by freshmen Chris Cook and Mike Brown ...served as a top reserve at cornerback for the next four games before returning to the starting line-up for the last four games ...made three tackles in his starting debut against Western Michigan ...had six tackles, including one for a loss, and a pass break up against Maryland ...had his first interception late in the first half against Florida State to set up a UVa field goal ...finished with a career-high eight tackles as a reserve against Temple ...returned to the starting line-up and made two tackles in an important home win over Georgia Tech ...five tackles and an interception vs. Virginia Tech ...five tackles and a fumble recovery against Miami ...had an excellent performance in the Music City Bowl win over Minnesota and made six tackles, all solo ...also broke up two passes and had a quarterback pressure. 2004--Did not see his first action until the seventh game against Duke ...made four appearances overall ...registered two tackles, including one in his debut at Duke ... his other tackle came in the Georgia Tech game ... also played against Virginia Tech and Fresno State.

HIGH SCHOOL: Speedy defensive back for coach Jody Cwik at Pottstown HS ... listed as the No. 34 cornerback in the country by Rivals.com and No. 76 by TheInsiders.com ... 74th on the Atlantic East Amazing 80 list by Rivals.com ... 3-stars by Rivals.com ... 2-stars by TheInsiders.com ... ranked as the No. 23 player and second-best defensive back in Pennsylvania by SuperPrep ... listed 28th in Pennsylvania by Rivals.com ... PrepStar All-East Region ... two-time All-Conference defensive back ... helped his team to the state playoffs in 2002, but missed much of his senior season due to an injury ... still made 50 tackles and had five interceptions that season ... on offense he rushed for approximately 500 yards and added 600 yards receiving as a senior ... picked off eight passes in his career ... outstanding track athlete in sprints and relays ... three-time All-Conference sprinter ... finished second in the state in the 4x400-meter relay as a junior ... National Honor Society member.

PERSONAL: Christopher Rashawn Gorham ... born 9-16-85 in Pottstown, Pa. ... son of Andrea and Curtis Gorham ... has a younger sister, Charnell ... plays the trombone ... majoring in economics.

Gorham Defensively

Year G Plays S A Tot. TFL QBS FR FC PBU Int QBH BIK
2004 4 20 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 12 599 24 18 42 1-1 0 1 0 3 2 1 0
2006 6 109 2 2 4 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 22 728 26 22 48 1-1 0-0 1 0 3 2 1 0

Gorham Interceptions

Year G No. Yds. Avg. LP TD
2005 12 2 0 0.0 0 0