Height: 6'3" | Weight: 250
Offers & Interests
DORIAN GERALD - DE - COLLEGE OF THE CANYONS [JUCO] - CALIFORNIA
2018 defensive end prospect Dorian Gerald is a hardworking and hard nosed defensive end that wreaks havoc on opposing quarterbacks. Dorian is originally from Florence, South Carolina. There he attended West Florence High School and Palmetto Prep Academy for a post-graduate year prior to heading to College of the Canyons. Dorian is entering his second year at COC and has picked up some major Division 1 offers as of late. Check out this exclusive interview with Dorian below.
What do you feel are your greatest football strengths?
I'm very explosive, I know I'm not one of the biggest DEs so I know I have to be one the faster and explosive ones.
What was your favorite high school football moment?
My junior year, it may sound crazy but we lost to South Florence by 3pts it brought us so much closer together as a team.
What was your experience like at Palmetto Prep Academy during your post-graduate year?
It was awesome, I still feel to his day that the team I was on will go down as one of the best teams to ever come through Palmetto.
How has your JUCO experience been?
It has been amazing, hard but I can see my body transforming and I'm mentally tougher!!
What do you feel are your greatest football accomplishments?
I don't think I've really accomplished that much, but being selected All-State/All-Conference in one of the toughest conferences in California.
What do you like most about playing defensive end?
Just being on the edge and being able to fly to the quarterback it's a great feeling bringing them down.
What would you like to major in once you get to college?
Physical Education, so I can get back into coaching someday!
What are your ultimate life goals?
Being in a position where I can take care of my mother,father, and grandmother how they took care of me cause without them I would be no where!
What motivates you everyday to work so hard?
My family and all of the sacrifices they have made to get me to this point I can't let them down!
What type of person is a Division 1 program getting in Dorian Gerald?
They're going to get a guy that's going to show up to work hard everyday with the mindset of being the best player in the country!
THE BOTTOM LINE
Dorian Gerald will continue to garner major college interest as he moves into Spring Ball and his fall season. Dorian will be a big time pass rusher at the Division 1 level. We look forward to seeing him sign next December!