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Glenn Dorsey biography

Date of birth : 1985-08-01
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Gonzales, Louisiana, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-09-14
Credited as : Football player NFL, defensive end for the Kansas City Chiefs, Super Bowl

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Glenn Dorsey (born August 1, 1985 in Gonzales, Louisiana) is an American football defensive end for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Chiefs fifth overall in the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Louisiana State.

Dorsey's Career

Pro Career: Powerful defensive lineman enters his third NFL campaign after joining the Chiefs as the fifth overall selection in the 2008 NFL Draft ... Made the switch to defensive end in the club’s 3-4 alignment in 2009 after working as a 4-3 defensive tackle as a rookie in 2008 ... Became the first Kansas City defensive tackle to ever start all 16 games as a rookie ... Owns a tremendous motor and posseses a great enthusiasm for the game ... Solid run defender made tremendous strides in the Chiefs off-season program and should only continue to expand his repetoire as a pass rusher ... Will spend his third NFL season working under the guidance of defensive line coach Anthony Pleasant ... Has played in 31 games (30 starts), recording 95 tackles (76 solo), 2.0 sacks (-2.0 yards), two passes defensed, a forced fumble, three fumble recoveries and five QB pressures.

Transactions: Signed with Kansas City (8/6/08) ... Drafted by Kansas City in the first round (fifth overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft.

2009: Played in 15 games with 14 starts ... Opened 13 contests at right DE and one at left DE ... Was inactive one contest with a knee injury ... Had 45 tackles (35 solo), a sack (-1.0 yard), five QB pressures, one pass defensed and three fumble recoveries ... Registered five tackles and one pass defensed vs. Oakland (9/20) ... Totaled two tackles, two QB pressures and recovered a QB Eli Manning fumble vs. the N.Y. Giants (10/4) ... Tied a career high with six tackles at Washington (10/18) ... Amassed three tackles and two QB pressures at Jacksonville (11/8) ... Contributed five tackles at Oakland (11/15) ... Tallied four tackles vs. Pittsburgh (11/22) ... Tied a career high with six tackles at San Diego (11/29) ... Recorded three tackles, one QB pressure and recovered a career-high two QB Kyle Orton fumbles vs. Denver (12/6) ... Started at left DE when the club opened in the nickel vs. Buffalo (12/13) ... Was inactive with a knee injury vs. Cleveland (12/20), ending a streak of 29 consecutive starts ... Produced a sack of Kyle Orton at Denver (1/3/10).

2008: Started all 16 games at right defensive tackle ... Registered 50 tackles (41 solo), a sack (-1.0 yard), one pass defensed and a forced fumble ... Made his initial NFL start at New England (9/7) ... Registered four tackles vs. Oakland (9/14) ... Tallied a career-high six tackles at Atlanta (9/21) ... Notched five tackles vs. Denver (9/28) ... Amassed three tackles and forced a RB Jonathan Stewart fumble at Carolina (10/5) ... Recorded his first NFL sack against Philip Rivers and registered five tackles at San Diego (11/9) ... Notched five tackles vs. New Orleans (11/16) ... Tied a career high with six tackles and added a pass defensed at Cincinnati (12/28).

College: Played in 51 career contests (30 starts) at LSU ... Totaled 179 tackles (83 solo), 13.0 sacks (-93.0 yards) and 27.0 tackles for loss ... Added four passes defensed, six QB pressures and two forced fumbles ... Played in 14 games (13 starts) as a senior in 2007 ... Recorded 69 tackles (39 solo), 7.0 sacks (-45.0 yards), 12.5 tackles for loss, three passes defensed, four QB pressures and a forced fumble ... A consensus first-team All-America selection and the recipient of the Lombardi, Outland, Nagurski and Lott Awards ... Earned first-team All-SEC honors and was named the SEC Defensive Player of the Year ... Part of a squad that won the BCS National Championship Game vs. Ohio State ... Started all 13 contests, totaling 64 tackles (22 solo), 3.0 sacks (-25.0 yards), 8.5 tackles for loss and a QB pressure as a junior in 2006 to earn first-team All-America and All-SEC accolades ... Saw duty in 13 games (one start) in 2005 as a sophomore ... Tallied 28 tackles (16 solo), 3.0 sacks (-23.0 yards), 4.0 tackles for loss and a QB pressure ... Played in 11 games (three starts) as a true freshman in 2004, recording 18 tackles (six solo), 2.0 tackles for loss, one pass defensed and a forced fumble ... Majored in Interdisciplinary Studies at LSU.


• Earned first-team All-America honors at East Ascension High School in Gonzales, Louisiana.
• Established the “Dream Bigger Foundation.”
• Full name: Glenn Jamon Dorsey.

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