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#12 Kevin Dorsey
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
Hometown: Forestville, Md.
High School: Forestville HS
Experience: 3 Letters
A talented fifth-year player who is expected to be the No. 1 receiver for the second-straight season ... an intelligent, polished receiver with excellent size and soft hands ... a preseason All-ACC selection ... fourth team all-conference pick by Phil Steele ... has overcome foot injuries to become a productive performer ... has played in 35 career games with 11 starts ... voted one of four team captains at the end of the spring.

As a Junior (2011): Served as the No. 1 receiver this season, making starts in 10 games ... missed the Florida State (10/22) and Boston College (10/29) games with an injury ... led the team in receptions (45), receiving yards (573), receiving TDs (3) and yards per catch (12.7) ... catches rank tied for 19th on the Maryland single-season list, while the receiving yards are 24th ... ranked 10th in the ACC with 4.5 receptions per game ... earned the Dr. John E. Faber Award for Iron Man at the end-of-season banquet ... had eight catches for a career-high 124 yards against Miami (9/5) ... also had a 52-yard reception to set up the go-ahead field goal in the fourth quarter ... had another stellar performance against West Virginia (9/17), establishing a new career high with nine receptions ... finished the game with 79 yards receiving and a touchdown ... Torrey Smith (21 receptions [seven vs. FSU, 11/20/10; 14 vs. NC State, 11/27/10]) is the only other Terp in the last 16 years to post as many as 17 receptions over a two-game span ... Geroy Simon had 22 catches over the last two games of the 1995 season ... caught five passes for 61 yards against Temple (9/24) ... led the team with 44 receiving yards on four catches, including a 7-yard TD against Towson (10/1) ... had a team-high 44 yards on two catches, including a 34 yard catch from Tony Logan on a trick play against Georgia Tech (10/8) ... made one catch against Clemson (10/15) before missing much of the second half with an injury ... missed the Florida State (10/22) and Boston College (10/29) games with an injury ... returned against Virginia (11/5), drawing a start and making two catches for 22 yards ... had three catches for 25 yards against Notre Dame (11/12) ... led the team with eight catches for 77 yards against Wake Forest (11/19) ... totaled three catches for 88 yards against NC State (11/26), including a career-long 59-yard reception and a 24-yard TD catch.

As a Sophomore (2010): Saw action in all 13 games at wide receiver and on special teams ... ranked fourth on the team with 15 receptions and tied for third with two TD catches ... posted at least two catches in six of the last eight games ... posted five special-teams tackles (all on kickoff coverage) on the season ... made one catch for 4 yards against FIU (9/25) ... posted two catches against Clemson (10/16), Boston College (10/23) and Wake Forest (10/30) ... had a 42-yard catch for his first touchdown against Miami (11/6) and finished the game with a season-best three catches for 63 yards ... had just six yards on two catches against Florida State (11/20) ... posted one catch for 20 yards against NC State (11/27) ... had two receptions for 50 yards, including a season-long 45-yard TD reception, in the win over East Carolina in the Military Bowl (12/29).

As a Redshirt Freshman (2009): Played in all 12 games at wide receiver and on special teams ... his eight special teams tackles were tied for tops on the squad ... posted a career-best three tackles vs. Wake Forest (10/10) ... had one catch for a career-long 13 yards vs. Virginia Tech (11/14) ... practiced in the spring for the first time in his Terp career due to a foot injury.

As a Freshman (2008): Served a redshirt season after sitting out with an injury ... had surgery in August on his left foot and was unable to practice ... completed his high school curriculum a semester early and enrolled in January.

At Forestville Military Academy: One of the top wide receivers in the nation as a senior ... started at both wide receiver and free safety ... a PrepStar All-American ... labeled a four-star recruit by Rivals.com and Scout.com ... No. 77 on Tom Lemming's Top 100 recruits in the nation ... the fourth-best prospect in the Mid-Atlantic region by SuperPrep and the third-ranked player in the state of Maryland by Rivals.com ... also ranked No. 3 in Maryland by Scout.com ... member of the Rivals 250 ... rated as the 19th-best receiver in the nation by Rivals.com and 25th by Scout.com ... ranked No. 57 nationally among wide receivers by Scouts, Inc. ... caught 30 passes for 1,025 yards and 13 touchdowns as a junior in 2006 ... followed that up with 50 catches for 902 yards and 11 scores in 2007 ... had four interceptions as a junior, and seven more as a senior ... also scored touchdowns on an 81-yard kickoff return, a 60-yard interception return, and a run off of a fake punt during his senior campaign ... a strong student who graduated early ... also recruited by Illinois, Connecticut and Marshall ... coached by Charles Haley.

Personal: Parents are John and Adrienne Dorsey ... has two sisters, Latasha and Aleisha ... served as the commandant of his high school ... graduated in Fall of 2011 with a degree in economics.

Dorsey's Career Statistics
ReceivingG-GSRecYdsAvgTDLP

2009 12-03175.7013

2010 13-11518712.5245

2011 10-104557312.7359

Career25-16377712.3559

DefenseG-GSUTATTTTFLSacksFCFRPBUInt
2009 12-06280.0-00.0-00000-0
2010 13-11450.0-00.0-00000-0
2011 10-100000.0-00.0-00000-0
Career23-1076130.0-00.0-00000-0

Career Highs -

Receptions- 9 (vs. West Virginia 9/17/11)

Receiving Yards- 124 (vs. Miami 9/5/11)

Long Reception- 59 yards (vs. NC State 11/26/11)

Receiving TDs 1 (five times: vs. NC State, 11/26/11; vs. Towson, 10/1/11; vs. Miami, 9/5/11; vs. East Carolina, 12/29/10; vs. Miami, 11/6/10)


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