|13 Patrick Dosh|
An affable, mature and exceptionally eloquent student-athlete who has quickly become a fan and media favorite around the ECU program ... Unselfishly sacrificed long-time quarterbacking career and two-year dues-paying process by relocating to the linebacker position midway through the 2004 campaign ... Originally signed with Florida as a highly-touted signal-caller out of High School before transferring to the East Carolina program ... Has also impressed current coaching staff on defensive side of the ball with placement on depth chart as a top backup at one of the exterior slots to enter the season ... Named to Phil Steele's College Football Magazine's 2005 Preseason All-Conference USA unit (third-team) ... Will also serve as a key special teams performer ... Picked off a pass and returned it 24 yards during the Purple-Gold Spring Game.
2004: Played in a total of six games off the bench during first active season with ECU program ... Was asked by former coach John Thompson to move to the linebacking unit to add depth after the Louisville game but did not experience action until the Tulane tilt Oct. 9 (special teams appearance) ... Did not record statistics vs. Green Wave ... Starred in JV contest three days later, keying a Pirates' defensive effort with a team-high nine tackles and a sack during ECU's 19-7 win over Hargraves Military Academy at Dowdy-Ficklin Stadium ... Totaled three total tackles (two solo) and recovered a fumble during play on defensive unit ... Credited with stops vs. Southern Miss (solo), Houston and Memphis (solo) ... Made fumble recovery against USF at Raymond James Stadium.
2003: Sat out the season in compliance with transfer rules after arriving from the Florida Gator program in June.
2002: Redshirted as a true freshman at the University of Florida.
High School: Capped an illustrious prep career by earning first-team all-state accolades at Benedictine High School ... Ranked among nation's top 20 pro-style quarterbacks by rivals.com out of High School ... Passed for 8,648 career yards, the most in Virginia prep history ... Add 74 TD strikes ... Completed 162-of-299 passes for 2,618 yards and 26 TDs as a senior in 2001.
Personal: Academic major is hospitality management ... Member of the 2004-05 Conference USA Commissioner's and ECU Honor Roll ... Son of Rene and Patrick Dosh, Sr. ... Born April 22, 1984 ... Father played basketball at James Madison and is enshrined in the JMU Athletic Hall of Fame ... Cousin Joe Fleming played professional football in the Canadian Football League.