Dorian Porch

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  • Dorian
  • Porch

  • Position
  • Class
  • Height
    5' 11
  • Weight
    209 lbs.
  • High School/Other
    Gordon Central
  • Hometown
    Calhoun, Ga.

Did a great job coming in for injured starter Davon Morgan at the rover position last fall … Started the last nine games of the season and played every defensive down during that stretch … Made a key fumble recovery against Nebraska … Contributed a game-saving interception to help preserve a win over Virginia … Tackled well in the Orange Bowl against Cincinnati … Performed well during spring practice … Has become a more consistent player … Continues to be a strong performer in the weight room … Heads into preseason practice No. 1 on the depth chart.

2008: Posted 48 tackles, including one sack and four for losses … Broke up four passes and intercepted one … Saw backup duty at rover early in the season and picked up some special team plays later on … Broke up a pass and had two tackles in the ECU game … Added a tackle in 21 defensive plays against Furman … Had two tackles in the Georgia Tech game … Played 36 downs at rover at Nebraska … Was in on a tackle and recovered a fumble to ice the win … Moved into the starting lineup against WKU and played all 54 downs … Had three tackles … Played every defensive down at BC, contributing a QB sack for a 19-yard loss, a pass breakup and three tackles … Played all 60 plays at FSU with six tackles, including one behind the line … Had six tackles and shared a tackle behind the line against Maryland … Shared a tackle for loss and had three total tackles at Miami … Made six stops, including one behind the line against Duke … Turned in a game-changing interception in the end zone during the final three minutes of the Virginia game and returned it 40 yards … Also contributed four tackles while playing every defensive down … Had three tackles and a pass breakup during the ACC Championship game win against BC … Tied for the team lead in tackles against Cincinnati in the Orange Bowl with eight … Led the defensive backs with a 450-pound front squat on the way to Super Iron Hokie honors during the off-season program … His 4.03 time in the NFL shuttle was the second-best on the team … Was in on two tackles and broke up a pass in the Maroon-White game.

2007: Was in for 19 plays at rover against East Carolina, contributing a tackle … Only saw brief action at LSU … Played six defensive downs against Ohio … Worked 50 plays at rover against William & Mary, posting eight tackles … Only saw special team action versus UNC and Clemson … Recovered two fumbles on kickoff coverage at Duke … Also played 12 defensive downs at rover and had two tackles … Was in on a special team tackle against BC … Saw brief action at rover against Georgia Tech … Picked up a tackle on special teams against Florida State … Picked up one tackle at rover and three on special teams against Miami … Finished the season with 17 tackles and two fumble recoveries … Tied for the best front squat among the defensive backs during off-season workouts with a squat of 450 pounds … Picked up Super Iron Hokie honors … Contributed four tackles in one of the Hokies’ spring scrimmages … Also posted four tackles in the Maroon-White game.

2006: Saw action at rover and on special teams in the opening game against Northeastern … Contributed five tackles … Played only on special teams at UNC and had a tackle … Got 16 snaps at rover in the Duke game and was in on a tackle … Was in on 11 special team plays against both Cincinnati and Georgia Tech … Saw brief duty at rover against USM … Played four special team plays at Miami … Worked 11 plays on special teams and saw limited action at rover against Kent State … Was on the field for 12 special team plays in the win over Wake Forest … Played on the punt return team against Virginia … Had two tackles on special teams in the bowl game against Georgia … Had a season total of nine tackles, six on defense … An Iron Hokie in off-season testing … Led the way with six tackles in Tech’s first spring scrimmage … Picked off a pass during the second scrimmage.

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 his 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 … Ranked the No. 46 cornerback in the nation and the No. 36 player in Georgia by … Ranked the No. 50 player in the state of Georgia by SuperPrep … Listed as the No. 57 player in the state of Georgia by … 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 Jeremiah Porch … Born 3/16/87 in Calhoun, GA … Son of Lynette Porch and Michael Gregory … Majoring in apparel, housing and resource management (residential property management).

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