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Nat Dorsey
Nat Dorsey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Orleans, La.

High School:
St. Augustine

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 330

Position:
Tackle



04/29/2013

Yellow Jacket Student-Athletes Set To Participate In Graduation Ceremonies

Sixty-four individuals associated with Georgia Tech athletics will participate May 3-4 in Spring Commencement

04/29/2013

Yellow Jacket Student-Athletes Set To Participate In Graduation Ceremonies

Sixty-four individuals associated with Georgia Tech athletics will participate May 3-4 in Spring Commencement

AT TECH: Three-year starter and two-time all-ACC selection on the offensive line . . . Tech?s starting left tackle and the Yellow Jackets? largest player . . . Elected to forego his senior season and enter the NFL draft following his junior year . . . Selected in the fourth round (115th overall pick) by the Minnesota Vikings in the 2004 NFL Draft.

2003: Started every game at left tackle . . . Helped block for 1,000-yard rusher P.J. Daniels, a former walk-on who led the ACC with 1,447 yards . . . Helped Daniels record two of the top three rushing performances in school history with 307 yards against Tulsa and 240 yards versus North Carolina.

2002: Earned all-Atlantic Coast Conference honors for the second straight year, making the second-team . . . Missed the Florida State and Duke injuries with an injured left shoulder . . . Tabbed to the Mid-Season All-America team by CNN-SI.com.

2001: First-team all-Atlantic Coast Conference selection as a true freshman . . . First-team freshman all-America by The Sporting News . . . Massive offensive lineman who earned a starting role at left tackle . . . The first freshman to be named first-team all-ACC since North Carolina cornerback Dr? Bly in 1996 and the first true freshman on the first team since Clemson?s Anthony Simmons in 1995 . . . One of only two true freshmen linemen in the nation to make first-team all-conference, along with Oklahoma defensive tackle Tommie Harris . . . Moved into the starting lineup in the fourth game of the season . . . Had an outstanding performance against North Carolina in which he helped limit the Tar Heels? all-America defensive end Julius Peppers to just two tackles.

HIGH SCHOOL: Rated the No. 21 prospect in Louisiana by SuperPrep . . . First-team all-state by Louisiana Football Magazine . . . Ranked among the Louisiana Top 30 by the New Orleans Times Picayune . . . Named to Max Emfinger?s Louisiana Elite 85 . . . All-district, all-Orleans Parish, all-metro and all-Catholic Elite League . . . Recorded 71 pancake blocks as a senior and 57 as a junior . . . Only allowed two sacks over two seasons . . . Prepped at St. Augustine High School.

PERSONAL: Full name is Nathaniel Willie Dorsey, III . . . Parents are Nathaniel and Arjell Dorsey . . . Born September 9, 1983 . . . Majoring in Management.

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