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Meet Kevin Dorsey

This is part of a series of 2008 Maryland football commitment Q&As leading up to Signing Day on Feb. 6. All answers are provided by the featured player. Click here for previous entries in the series.

Name: Kevin Dorsey

Birthdate: 2/23/90

Birthplace: Prince George’s Hospital in Cheverly

Hometown: Forestville

Nickname: Boobie

Height: 6’2

Weight: 190

Position: Wide receiver

High School: Forestville Military Academy

Senior statistics: 50 catches, 902 yards, 11 touchdowns, including an interception return for a touchdown, kick return for a touchdown and a rushing touchdown off of a fake punt.

Bench max: 315

40-yard dash: 4.4

Runner-up: Illinois

Favorite NFL player: Jerry Rice

Favorite NFL team: Washington Redskins

Favorite all-time Terp: E.J. Henderson

Favorite music: Lil Wayne, Jay-Z

Favorite book: Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

Favorite movies: Friday Night Lights, 300

Favorite TV:The History Channel and Discovery Channel -- anything on those channels.”

Favorite food: Salmon, fried chicken

Favorite high school class: Math

Favorite thing about College Park: “Just the diverse atmosphere. Throughout the campus you can run into all different types and sorts of people.”

Hobbies: “School, studying playbooks and football. At one point I did collect football cards. I like collecting DVDs, watching movies, things like that.”

Intended major: Business management and electrical engineering

Something that not many people know about you: “Nothing that I can think of.”

Best football moment: “I guess I’ll have to say my very first game playing high school [as a freshman.] I remember going down on kickoff and actually making the first tackle. I was playing DB at the time, and I think I had maybe two knockdowns and four or five tackles.”

Role model: “It would be my father if anything. He lets me know what to do and what not to do. He lets me make my own decisions, to a degree, but he’ll let me know what he thinks is the best idea. In some cases, he just directs me to what path should be taken. He’s just an overall great role model for a young man.”

Why Maryland? “The same reason that everyone says -- coach Friedgen. He not only cares for us as players, but as people. And that’s honestly the same environment I’ve had in high school. I want to be around the same kind of atmosphere in college.”

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