82 - Desi Kirkman
Desi Kirkman
Height: 6-0
Weight: 175
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lima, Ohio
High School: Central Catholic
Position: WR
Major: Communication
Letters: 3 (2010, 2011, 2012)
gp 12
yds 575
yds/g 47.9
td 6

2012

Started 12 games... Featured in College GameDay's "Images of the Year" ... Was No. 2 in Sportscenter's "Top 10 Plays"... 69th in the NCAA and fourth in the NCAC in punt return per game (7.69)... Caught 46 passes for 575 yards... Recorded 1147 all-purpose yards and eight total touchdowns... Tied for second in program history for kickoff returns in a season (23)... Third in kickoff return yardage in a season (432)... Tied for first in receptions in a playoff game (10 vs. Heidelberg).

2011

Played in 10 games... 19th in the nation and first in the NCAC in kick return average (26.29)... Tigers ranked in top 10 nationally for kick return average... Named second-team All-NCAC as a return specialist... Third in the NCAC in punt return average (6.4)... Had 764 all purpose yards.

2010

Earned first varsity letter after battling through injuries to appear in four games... Key playmaker on the Junior Varsity team.

High School

Played football under coach Jerry Cooper and basketball... 2009 Conference Player of the Year... All-Ohio honoree... Also all-state in basketball... MVP of state basketball tournament as team won title. 

Personal

Son of Wilma and Jeff Kirkman... Has volunteered at Springfield Regional Medical Center.

Recent Games
Oct 20 at Allegheny W, 35-6
Oct 27 at Denison W, 45-27
Nov 3 Hiram W, 71-7
Nov 10 at Oberlin W, 47-20
Nov 17 at Heidelberg W, 52-38
Nov 24 at Hobart L, 35-10
Statistics category Overall Conf
Receptions 46 24
Yards 575 303
Yards per game 47.9 43.3
Yards per catch 12.5 12.6
Touchdowns 6 4
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 1 at Capital W, 44-17 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 DePauw W, 52-14 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at Wooster W, 17-7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Case Western W, 14-10 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Wabash L, 27-24 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 Chicago W, 41-17 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Allegheny W, 35-6 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Denison W, 45-27 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 Hiram W, 71-7 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Oberlin W, 47-20 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at Heidelberg W, 52-38 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 24 at Hobart L, 35-10 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 1 at Capital W, 44-17 - - - - - - -
Sep 15 DePauw W, 52-14 1 11 11.0 11 1 - -
Sep 22 at Wooster W, 17-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Case Western W, 14-10 - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Wabash L, 27-24 - - - - - - -
Oct 13 Chicago W, 41-17 - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Allegheny W, 35-6 - - - - - 1 1
Oct 27 at Denison W, 45-27 1 4 4.0 4 0 - -
Nov 3 Hiram W, 71-7 - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Oberlin W, 47-20 1 2 2.0 2 1 1 1
Nov 17 at Heidelberg W, 52-38 - - - - - - -
Nov 24 at Hobart L, 35-10 - - - - - 1 1
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 1 at Capital W, 44-17 3 73 24.3 37 0 - -
Sep 15 DePauw W, 52-14 3 21 7.0 9 0 - -
Sep 22 at Wooster W, 17-7 2 18 9.0 15 1 - -
Sep 29 at Case Western W, 14-10 - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Wabash L, 27-24 1 14 14.0 14 0 - -
Oct 13 Chicago W, 41-17 4 62 15.5 25 1 - -
Oct 20 at Allegheny W, 35-6 6 79 13.2 30 1 1 1
Oct 27 at Denison W, 45-27 3 39 13.0 46 0 - -
Nov 3 Hiram W, 71-7 3 7 2.3 6 1 - -
Nov 10 at Oberlin W, 47-20 6 125 20.8 35 1 1 1
Nov 17 at Heidelberg W, 52-38 10 104 10.4 35 1 - -
Nov 24 at Hobart L, 35-10 5 33 6.6 9 0 1 1
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 1 at Capital W, 44-17 - - - - - 0
Sep 15 DePauw W, 52-14 - - - - - 0
Sep 22 at Wooster W, 17-7 - - - - - 0
Sep 29 at Case Western W, 14-10 - - - - - 0
Oct 6 Wabash L, 27-24 - - - - - 0
Oct 13 Chicago W, 41-17 - - - - - 0
Oct 20 at Allegheny W, 35-6 - - - - - 0
Oct 27 at Denison W, 45-27 - - - - - 0
Nov 3 Hiram W, 71-7 - - - - - 0
Nov 10 at Oberlin W, 47-20 - - - - - 0
Nov 17 at Heidelberg W, 52-38 - - - - - 0
Nov 24 at Hobart L, 35-10 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 1 at Capital W, 44-17 - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 DePauw W, 52-14 - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at Wooster W, 17-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Case Western W, 14-10 - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Wabash L, 27-24 - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 Chicago W, 41-17 - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Allegheny W, 35-6 - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Denison W, 45-27 - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 Hiram W, 71-7 - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Oberlin W, 47-20 - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at Heidelberg W, 52-38 - - - - - - - -
Nov 24 at Hobart L, 35-10 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 1 at Capital W, 44-17 3 63 21.0 28 0 4 52 13.0 28 0
Sep 15 DePauw W, 52-14 2 41 20.5 29 0 2 22 11.0 17 0
Sep 22 at Wooster W, 17-7 1 23 23.0 23 0 1 2 2.0 2 0
Sep 29 at Case Western W, 14-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Wabash L, 27-24 2 52 26.0 27 0 2 8 4.0 5 0
Oct 13 Chicago W, 41-17 2 36 18.0 20 0 - - - - -
Oct 20 at Allegheny W, 35-6 1 0 0.0 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
Oct 27 at Denison W, 45-27 4 89 22.2 25 0 1 4 4.0 4 0
Nov 3 Hiram W, 71-7 1 15 15.0 15 0 1 11 11.0 11 0
Nov 10 at Oberlin W, 47-20 2 33 16.5 21 0 3 30 10.0 15 0
Nov 17 at Heidelberg W, 52-38 2 32 16.0 24 0 - - - - -
Nov 24 at Hobart L, 35-10 3 48 16.0 17 0 1 -6 -6.0 0 0
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 1 at Capital W, 44-17 1 - 73 52 63 188
Sep 15 DePauw W, 52-14 1 11 21 22 41 95
Sep 22 at Wooster W, 17-7 1 - 18 2 23 43
Sep 29 at Case Western W, 14-10 1 - - - - 0
Oct 6 Wabash L, 27-24 1 - 14 8 52 74
Oct 13 Chicago W, 41-17 1 - 62 - 36 98
Oct 20 at Allegheny W, 35-6 1 - 79 0 0 79
Oct 27 at Denison W, 45-27 1 4 39 4 89 136
Nov 3 Hiram W, 71-7 1 - 7 11 15 33
Nov 10 at Oberlin W, 47-20 1 2 125 30 33 190
Nov 17 at Heidelberg W, 52-38 1 - 104 - 32 136
Nov 24 at Hobart L, 35-10 1 - 33 -6 48 75
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 1 at Capital W, 44-17 0 - 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Sep 15 DePauw W, 52-14 6 1 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at Wooster W, 17-7 6 - 1 0 0 - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Case Western W, 14-10 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Wabash L, 27-24 0 - 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Oct 13 Chicago W, 41-17 6 - 1 0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Allegheny W, 35-6 6 - 1 0 0 - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Denison W, 45-27 0 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Nov 3 Hiram W, 71-7 6 - 1 0 0 - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Oberlin W, 47-20 12 1 1 0 0 - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at Heidelberg W, 52-38 6 - 1 0 - - - - - - - -
Nov 24 at Hobart L, 35-10 0 - 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 1 at Capital W, 44-17 1 0 1 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 DePauw W, 52-14 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at Wooster W, 17-7 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Case Western W, 14-10 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Wabash L, 27-24 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 Chicago W, 41-17 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Allegheny W, 35-6 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Denison W, 45-27 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 Hiram W, 71-7 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Oberlin W, 47-20 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at Heidelberg W, 52-38 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 24 at Hobart L, 35-10 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg
Total 12 - - - - - - - - -
Conference 7 - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home 4 - - - - - - - - -
Away 8 - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 10 - - - - - - - - -
Losses 2 - - - - - - - - -

September 4 - - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - - -
November 4 - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 12 3 17 1.4 5.7 2 11 3 3
Conference 7 3 17 2.4 5.7 2 11 2 2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 4 1 11 2.8 11.0 1 11 - -
Away 8 2 6 0.8 3.0 1 4 3 3
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 10 3 17 1.7 5.7 2 11 2 2
Losses 2 - - - - - - 1 1

September 4 1 11 2.8 11.0 1 11 - -
October 4 1 4 1.0 4.0 0 4 1 1
November 4 1 2 0.5 2.0 1 2 2 2
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 12 46 3.8 575 47.9 12.5 6 46
Conference 7 24 3.4 303 43.3 12.6 4 46
Exhibition - - - - - - - -

Home 4 11 2.8 104 26.0 9.5 2 25
Away 8 35 4.4 471 58.9 13.5 4 46
Neutral - - - - - - - -

Wins 10 40 4.0 528 52.8 13.2 6 46
Losses 2 6 3.0 47 23.5 7.8 0 14

September 4 8 2.0 112 28.0 14.0 1 37
October 4 14 3.5 194 48.5 13.9 2 46
November 4 24 6.0 269 67.2 11.2 3 35
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 12 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 7 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0

Home 4 - - - - - - - 0
Away 8 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0

Wins 10 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 2 - - - - - - - 0

September 4 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 4 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 12 - - - - - - - -
Conference 7 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 4 - - - - - - - -
Away 8 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 10 - - - - - - - -
Losses 2 - - - - - - - -

September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 4 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total 23 432 18.8 0 29 16 123 7.7 0 28
Conference 13 253 19.5 0 29 11 77 7.0 0 17
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home 7 144 20.6 0 29 5 41 8.2 0 17
Away 16 288 18.0 0 28 11 82 7.5 0 28
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 18 332 18.4 0 29 13 121 9.3 0 28
Losses 5 100 20.0 0 27 3 2 0.7 0 5

September 6 127 21.2 0 29 7 76 10.9 0 28
October 9 177 19.7 0 27 4 12 3.0 0 5
November 8 128 16.0 0 24 5 35 7.0 0 15
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 12 17 575 123 432 1147 95.6
Conference 7 17 303 77 253 650 92.9
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -

Home 4 11 104 41 144 300 75.0
Away 8 6 471 82 288 847 105.9
Neutral - - - - - 0 -

Wins 10 17 528 121 332 998 99.8
Losses 2 - 47 2 100 149 74.5

September 4 11 112 76 127 326 81.5
October 4 4 194 12 177 387 96.8
November 4 2 269 35 128 434 108.5
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 48 4.0 2 6 0 0 - - - - - -
Conference 36 5.1 2 4 0 0 - - - - - -
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 18 4.5 1 2 0 0 - - - - - -
Away 30 3.8 1 4 0 0 - - - - - -
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 48 4.8 2 6 0 0 - - - - - -
Losses 0 0.0 - 0 0 0 - - - - - -

September 12 3.0 1 1 0 0 - - - - - -
October 12 3.0 0 2 0 0 - - - - - -
November 24 6.0 1 3 0 0 - - - - - -
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 12 1 0 1 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 7 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Home 4 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 8 1 0 1 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Wins 10 1 0 1 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 2 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -

September 4 1 0 1 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 4 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -