24 - Dorian Porch Position: Rover
Class: r-Freshman
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 203 lbs.
High School: Gordon Central
Hometown: Calhoun, Ga.
photo A promising newcomer who had some ups and downs last season ... Got a lot of work in the preseason with thoughts that he might be needed as a freshman ... Was ultimately redshirted, but showed good knowledge and quickness, while gaining some valuable experience ... Posted a team-best 40-inch vertical jump during spring testing ... Wasn't the same in the spring after tweeking a hamstring in an early practice ... His summer preparation will be extremely important ... Needs a good showing during the preseason to put himself into contention for special teams action and possible playing time at rover.

2005: Practiced at the rover position while redshirting ... Had a 480-pound back squat during scout team maxing in the fall ... Was in on a tackle in the Maroon-White game.

High School: Totaled 48 tackles and six interceptions his senior year for Coach Bill Long at Gordon Central ... Also rushed for 825 yards and 10 touchdowns and threw for 930 yards and nine TDs ... Started three years in the secondary and two years at quarterback ... Helped team to an 8-2 record and a spot in the state playoffs for the first time since 1993 ... Rallied his team from a 24-0 halftime deficit to a 34-24 win during the season ... Named a first-team all-state AAAA performer by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution ... Was a two-time all-area honoree at defensive back ... Excelled in football, basketball and baseball ... Could be drafted in baseball ... Ranked the No. 46 cornerback in the nation and the No. 36 player in Georgia by rivals.com ... Ranked the No. 50 player in the state of Georgia by SuperPrep ... Listed as the No. 57 player in the state of Georgia by scout.com ... Rated the No. 81 player in the Southeast Region by Tom Lemming's Prep Football Report ... Named to PrepStar's postseason All-Southeast Region team ... Named to PrepStar's All-Southeast Region team as a defensive back.

Personal: Dorian Porch ... Born 3/16/87 in Calhoun, GA ... Son of Lynette Porch and Michael Gregory ... Enrolled in university studies.

Tackles G UT AT Tot. Loss Sacks
2006 13 4 5 9 0-0 0-0
2007 14 8 9 17 0.5-1 0-0
2008 12 13 27 40 1.5-19 1-16
Career 39 25 41 66 2-20 1-16

Interceptions G No. Yds. Avg. TD LG
2008 12 1 0 0.0 0 0