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Sunday, 22 December 2013
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : AFRICAN AMERICAN " GLENN JAMON DORSEY " IS A FOOTBALL NOSE TACKLE FOR SAN FRANCISCO 49''ers OF THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE (NFL) : GOES INTO THE " HALL OF BLACK GENIUS "
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY Glenn Jamon Dorsey born August 1, 1985 is an American football nose tackle for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League(NFL). He played college football for Louisiana State University (LSU), received All-American honors twice, and was recognized as the top college defensive player. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs with the fifth overall pick in the 2008 NFL Draft.
Dorsey was born in Gonzales, Louisiana. He attended East Ascension High School in Gonzales, where he was rated among the nation's top defensive linemen and one of the top three prospects in the state. He was named Louisiana’s 4A Defensive Player of the Year and a first-team 4A all-state selection. During his junior year, Dorsey had more than 100 tackles, and 12 sacks. As a senior he missed three games due to an ankle injury, and finished the season with 43 tackles, two sacks and one forced fumble.
Considered a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, Dorsey was listed as the No. 5 defensive tackle prospect in the nation in 2004. Dorsey committed to Louisiana State on the eve of his junior season.
In 2005, he started in 1 out of 13 games. He was among LSU's 4-player rotation at defensive tackle which included Claude Wroten and Kyle Williams. He finished the season with 28 tackles and 3 sacks.
In 2006, Dorsey was named to the 2006 All-American team and was All-SEC. He finished the season as the Tigers’ third-leading tackler with 64 stops, including 8.5 for losses and three sacks. Dorsey was named the SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week twice during the season.
In 2007, Dorsey started 13 of 14 games recording 69 tackles, 7 sacks, 12.5 tackles for loss, three passes defensed, and a forced fumble. He was also named the SEC Defensive Player of the Week twice during the season. Following the 2007 season, he was recognized as a unanimous first-team All-American. He also finished ninth in the 2007 voting for the Heisman Trophy, receiving more votes than any other defensive player in the nation. In addition, Dorsey was awarded the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, the Out land Trophy, the Lott Trophy and the Lombardi Award, becoming the only player to have won all four awards. Dorsey was a member ofLSU's 2007 BCS Championship team. He was a key component in LSU’s drive to the BCS national title despite playing the second half of the season with knee and tailbone injuries.