Signed by Cleveland as a free agent on Sept. 11…Game 2 vs. Cincinnati 9/16: Inactive – 3rd QB…Game 3 at Oakland 9/23: Inactive—3rd QB…Game 4 vs. Baltimore 9/30: Inactive – 3rd QB…Game 5 at New England 10/7: Inactive – 3rd QB…Game 6 vs. Miami 10/14: Inactive – 3rd QB…Game 7 at St. Louis 10/28: Inactive – 3rd QB…Game 8 vs. Seattle 11/4: Inactive – 3rd QB…Game 9 at Pittsburgh 11/11: Inactive – 3rd QB…Game 10 at Baltimore 11/18: Inactive – 3rd QB…Game 11 vs. Houston 11/25: Inactive – 3rd QB…Game 12 at Arizona 12/2: Inactive – 3rd QB…Game 13 at N.Y. Jets 12/9: Inactive – 3rd QB…Game 14 vs. Buffalo 12/16: Inactive – 3rd QB…Game 15 at Cincinnati 12/23: Inactive – 3rd QB…Game 16 vs. San Francisco 12/30: Inactive – 3rd QB.
Acquired by the Browns in a trade with San Francisco on May 4…Entered the season as the third QB behind starter Charlie Frye and backup Derek Anderson…Listed as the inactive – 3rd quarterback for the first 13 weeks of the regular season…Moved up to the backup QB position for the final four regular season games…Listed as the backup QB behind Derek Anderson at Pittsburgh on Dec. 7, and at Baltimore on Dec. 17…Made his Browns debut vs. Tampa Bay on Dec. 24, late in the 4th quarter after starting QB Derek Anderson (shoulder) left the game and was 0-1 passing and was sacked once for seven yards...Listed as the backup QB behind starter Charlie Frye in the regular season finale at Houston on Dec. 31.
In his third season with the 49ers, started three games and completed 48-of-90 passes for 481 yards and 2 TDs…Started three games, after the trade of Tim Rattay and a knee injury to Alex Smith, did not play in eight contests and was inactive for five games…Began the season as the third quarterback behind Tim Rattay and Alex Smith… Made his first start of the season vs. Tampa Bay on Oct. 30, and completed 7-of-18 passes for 40 yards before leaving the game in the 4th quarter (ankle sprain)…Made his second start of the year vs. Seattle on Nov. 20, and completed 18-of-29 passes for a career-high 249 yards with 1 TD, 1 interception and a QB rating of 101.1…Started at Tennessee on Nov. 27, and finished 23-of-43 for 192 yards, 1 TD and 2 interceptions, as he set a career-high with 43 attempts and 23 completions.
2004: Played in eight games, including seven starts, and completed 123-of-226 passes for 1,231 yards with 6 TDs and 9 interceptions…Made his NFL debut vs. Atlanta on Sept. 12, replacing starter Tim Rattay (shoulder) in the 2nd quarter and completed 9-of-15 passes for 111 yards…Made his first career start the following week at New Orleans on Sept. 19, and completed 18-of-32 passes for 205 yards and 1 interception…Started at Seattle on Sept. 26, with 19-of-32 passes for 153 yards and 2 interceptions…Started at Chicago on Oct. 31, and completed 16-of-36 passes for 122 yards and 1 interception…Started at Arizona on Dec. 12, and converted 18-of-34 passes for 191 yards and a career-high 3 TDs…Started at Washington on Dec. 18, and completed 20-of-38 passes for 206 yards with 2 TDs and 4 interceptions…Started in the regular season finale at New England on Jan. 2, and completed 18-of-29 passes for 189 yards.
In his rookie season was listed as the club’s third QB for 14 games and the backup QB in two contests.
Was 38-2 during his career as a starter and led the Miami Hurricanes to a National Championship in 2001…Led team to victory in 34 consecutive games, longest winning streak of any starting quarterback since Oklahoma’s Steve Davis (1973-75)…Led Miami to three Big East Conference championships and was undefeated as a starter in conference play (25-0)…Owns nearly every significant Miami passing record, including most TD passes (86), passing yards (9,565), pass completions (668), total offense (9,486), pass attempts (1,153), 200-yard passing games (31) and consecutive passes thrown without an interception (193, 1999-00)…Led Hurricanes to victories in three major bowl games: 2000 Gator Bowl (vs. Georgia Tech), 2001 Nokia Sugar Bowl (vs. Florida) and 2002 Rose Bowl (vs. Nebraska)…Winner of 2001 Maxwell Award, recognizing college football’s Outstanding Player…Finalist for Heisman Trophy (2001-02) and finished third (2001) and fifth (2002) in balloting…Three-time All-Big East first-team selection (2000-02) and co-Offensive Player of the Year (2001-02). Was also three-time Academic All-Big East selection (2000-02)…Earned degree in business management/marketing.
Born Kenneth Simon Dorsey on April 22, 1981 in Orinda, Calif…Prepped at Miramonte (Orinda, Calif.) High School… Named USA Today honorable mention All-America choice, adding Max Emfinger National Blue Chip honors…Garnered first-team All-Bay Area, All-County and All-League honors…Led team to back-to-back North Coast Section 2A East Bay titles in two seasons as he passed for 4,968 yards and 52 TDs… Lettered in basketball junior and senior year, averaging 10 points, eight rebounds and five steals per game as senior…Married to wife Jordan.