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Ken Dorsey Game by Game

January 03, 2002

Sept. 1 at State College, Pa.

Miami 33, Penn State 7

Dorsey threw three first-half touchdown passes and No. 2 Miami scored on six of its first seven possessions in a dominating win.

Dorsey: 20 of 27, 344 yards, three touchdowns, one interception.

Sept. 8 at Miami

Miami 61, Rutgers 0

Miami remained unbeaten in nine games against Rutgers, outscoring the Scarlet Knights, 180-6, over the last three years.

Dorsey: 14 of 25, 315 yards, two touchdowns, one interception.

Sept. 27 at Pittsburgh

Miami 43, Pittsburgh 21

Clinton Portis scored on three short runs as Miami, showing no rust from a nearly three-week layoff, scored 20 points in the first quarter.

Dorsey: 18 of 32, 224 yards, one touchdown, one interception.

Oct. 6 at Miami

Miami 38, Troy State 7

The Hurricanes gave up 175 yards and 12 first downs in the first half but dominated the second half.

Dorsey: 18 of 30, 299 yards, two touchdowns, no interceptions.

Oct. 13 at Tallahassee, Fla.

Miami 49, Florida State 27

Dorsey threw three touchdown passes as Miami pulled away with a 28-point third quarter.

Dorsey: 14 of 27, 249 yards, three touchdowns, no interceptions.

Oct. 25 at Miami

Miami 45, West Virginia 3

Dorsey threw two touchdown passes, tying the school record of 48 held by Steve Walsh and Vinny Testaverde, as Miami won its 16th consecutive game.

Dorsey: 16 of 27, 192 yards, two touchdowns, one interception.

Nov. 3 at Miami

Miami 38, Temple 0

Hurricane defense held Temple to 152 total yards on offense in an easy win.

Dorsey: 16 of 24, 175 yards, two touchdowns, no interceptions.

Nov. 10 at Boston

Miami 18, Boston College 7

Ed Reed completed a bizarre 80-yard interception return for a touchdown with 13 seconds left as Miami avoided the upset.

Dorsey: 20 of 41, 222 yards, no touchdowns, four interceptions.

Nov. 17 at Miami

Miami 59, Syracuse 0

With teammate Bryant McKinnie shutting down NCAA sack leader Dwight Freeney, Dorsey picked apart the secondary, and the Hurricanes ended Syracuse's eight-game win streak.

Dorsey: 13 of 20, 224 yards, four touchdowns, no interceptions.

Nov. 24 at Miami

Miami 65, Washington 7

Dorsey threw three touchdown passes, and Portis scored three times as the Hurricanes avenged their only loss of the 2000 season.

Dorsey: 14 of 21, 192 yards, three touchdowns, one interception.

Dec. 1 at Blacksburg, Va.

Miami 26, Virginia Tech 24

Thanks to a dropped two-point conversion pass by Tech's Ernest Wilford with 6:03 left and a stifling defense that sacked Grant Noel five times and intercepted four passes, Miami completed a perfect regular season and extended its nation-best winning streak to 21 games.

Dorsey: 21 of 44, 235 yards, one touchdown, no interceptions.

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