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Tristan Dorty
Tristan Dorty

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Woodleaf, NC

High School:
West Rowan

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 255

Position:
DE

Birthdate:
07/13/1989

Major:
Communication

12/28/2011

Wake Forest Tops MSU in Rock Band, Falls Short in Rib-Eating Contest

Cyhl Quarles leads quartet in Rock Band victory

12/14/2011

My Football Journey: Tristan Dorty

Senior defensive end featured in football game program

12/02/2011

Wake Forest vs Maryland

Wake Forest vs Maryland (11/19/2011)

12/02/2011

Wake Forest vs Vanderbilt (11/26/2011)

Wake Forest vs Vanderbilt (11/26/2011)

11/10/2011

Wake Forest vs. Notre Dame

Wake Forest vs. Notre Dame

11/05/2011

Wake Forest 17, Notre Dame 24 - AP Photos

Tanner Price was 17 of 24 and 187 yards passing.

10/29/2011

Wake Forest football at North Carolina, 2011

Wake Forest football at North Carolina, 2011

Dorty Photo Gallery


2011 (Senior):
Helped anchor the defensive line as a senior, tying a career-high with 11 starts... recorded a total of 38 tackles along with 1.5 tackles for loss... made the start and recorded three tackles in the season opener at Syracuse (9.1)... slowed by an ankle injury, made one tackle against NC State (9.10)... added another tackle vs. Gardner-Webb (9.17)... started and recorded two tackles at Boston College (10.1)... made one tackle vs. FSU (10.8)... started and made five tackles to reach 100 tackles for his career, including 0.5 for loss versus Virginia Tech (10.15)... broke up his first pass of the season and made four stops at UNC (10.29)... had a season-high six tackles in his first appearance off the bench versus Notre Dame (11.5)... made five tackles at No. 9 Clemson (11.12)...

2010 (Junior):
Played in 11 games with nine starts ... Started the first eight games of the season at defensive end before moving to OLB ... Playing time was limited late in the year while battling a back injury ... Finished seventh on the club with 44 total tackles ... Ranked second on the squad with 7.5 tackles for loss ... Ranked seventh in the ACC in fumbles recovered with two ... Recorded four tackles and a pass breakup against Presbyterian (Sept. 2) ... Had five tackles, including a sack and a QB hurry vs. Duke (Sept. 11) ... Made five tackles, including a half-tackle for loss, and also had a fumble recovery at Florida State (Sept. 25) ... Recorded five stops, including a tackle for loss, vs. Georgia Tech (Oct. 2) ... Also recovered a fumble and has a pass breakup against the Yellow Jackets ... Made seven stops vs. Navy (Oct. 9), including 1.5 tackles for loss and half a sack ... Had five tackles, including a tackle for loss, and also broke up a pass at Virginia Tech (Oct. 16) ... Made five tackles at Maryland (Oct. 30) ... Started vs. Boston College (Nov. 6), but was injured on Wake's first defensive play of the game ... Returned from injury vs. Clemson (Nov. 20), making three tackles, including a sack, while also forcing his first fumble of the season.

2009 (Sophomore):
Starter at defensive end in 11 games ... Missed the Miami game (Oct. 31) with a bruised lower back ... Seventh on the team with 41 tackles ... Tied for third with 3.0 sacks ... Had a pair of sacks in a win vs. Maryland (Oct. 10) ... Season-best 10 stops at Navy (Oct. 24) ... Recorded six tackles, a sack and a forced fumble vs. Stanford (Sept. 12) ... Recorded a tackle for loss in each of the first six games of the season.


2008 (Redshirt Freshman):
Played in 10 games to earn first varsity letter ... Had five tackles total on the season ... Had a tackle for loss at Florida State (Sept. 20) ... Collected one tackle in each of his final two games of the regular season.

2007 (True Freshman):
Redshirted the season.

High School:
The leading defensive vote-getter on the AP's All-North Carolina first team ... Named the 2006 North Piedmont Conference and Rowan County Defensive Player of the Year ... A three-time all-conference selection ... A two-time all-county pick ... Selected to play in the 2006 Shrine Bowl ... Named to the Charlotte Observer's first team ... Played defensive end in high school ... Led the Falcons to a perfect record in the North Piedmont League, an 11-2 season and the state playoffs ... Had 134 tackles as a senior with 24 sacks, 66 quarterback pressures, 40 tackles for loss, seven forced fumbles, six fumble recoveries, two tipped passes, two blocked punts and an interception return for a touchdown ... Totaled 70 tackles as a junior with 32 QB hurries, 14 sacks and an interception ... Led West Rowan to a 13-1 record in 2005 and the second round of the state playoffs ... Ran a 4.7 40-yard dash ... Coached by Scott Young.

Personal:
Majoring in communication with a minor in journalism ... Parents are Henry Dorty and Bridgette Yokley ... Born July 13, 1989 ... Chose Wake Forest over Clemson, Georgia Tech, UNC, NC State, Ole Miss, Virginia and Virginia Tech.

 

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