93 Graham Dorland
93 Graham Dorland
Height: 6-1
Weight: 240
Year: Junior
Hometown: Gig Harbor, Wash.
High School: Gig Harbor HS '05
Position: DL
Experience: 1L*
2007: Listed as a starter at wide receiver on preseason depth chart. Is also expected to return punts. At the conclusion of spring practices he received one of four strength and conditioning awards handed out. He scored two touchdowns and had 85 yards rushing and receiving to help the Red to a 28-3 victory over the White in EWU's spring game. In four spring scrimmages, he caught 13 passes for 218 yards and four touchdowns, and rushed eight times for 134 yards and two more scores. 2006: Earned honorable mention All-Big Sky Conference honors. Started five games at wide receiver, but was in the regular receiver rotation the entire season. In the first game of his career, he had a season-high 173 all-purpose yards against Oregon State (8/31/06). He had a 60-yard punt return for a touchdown, caught three passes for 22 yards and returned four kickoffs for 91 yards. He made the first start of his career against Central Washington (9/16/06) and finished with season highs of six catches for 112 yards. In the following game in a 19-10 win at Montana State (9/23/06), he had six catches for 89 yards. His first career touchdown reception came against Northern Arizona (10/28/06). He earned team offensive player of the week honors against Weber State (11/4/06). He shared the team's big play of the week honor with quarterback Matt Nichols against Montana State (9/23/06). He had at least 100 all-purpose yards in his first four games as an Eagle but had none after that. 2005: Redshirted. Was selected as EWU's Offensive Scout Team Player of the Year. He was the team's offensive scout team player of the week once. HS: Graduated from Capital HS in 2005. Was selected by WashingtonPreps.com as a first team 4A All-State selection as a running back and a second team pick as a return specialist. Named by the Seattle Times as a "Red Chip" selection as one of the top 34 recruits in the state of Washington. The Tacoma News Tribune selected him to its All-Area first team as an all-purpose back. Ranked as a "three-star" running back by WashingtonPreps.com. He was also ranked 14th on the WashingtonPreps.com list of the top 55 prospects in Washington. He was the Most Valuable Player in the Narrows League Bay Division as he also earned first team all-league honors as a punt returner. Was a second team selection on Ron Siegel's preseason All-State team as a running back. He had 19 total tackles (14 unassisted) on defense, and on offense, he rushed for 1,121 yards and 24 touchdowns despite missing two games and parts of others with a leg injury. Capital finished 10-1 after losing to Bethel 38-34 in the first round of the State 4A Playoffs. As a junior, he was selected by WashingtonPreps.com as a first team 4A All-State selection as a running back. He was also selected to the Tacoma News Tribune All-Area first team as a running back. He rushed for 1,492 yards and 23 touchdowns, and started the 2003 season with a kickoff return for a touchdown. Personal: Born 1/24/87 in Oakland, Calif. Nickname is "T.D." Exploratory major.
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