82 - Desi Kirkman
Desi Kirkman
Height: 6-0
Weight: 175
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lima, Ohio
High School: Central Catholic
Position: WR
Major: Sport Management
Letters: 3 (2010, 2011, 2012)
gp 12
yds 746
yds/g 62.2
td 12

2013

Started all 12 games, accumulated 746 receiving yards, 13 touchdowns, 385 kick return yards, and 306 punt return yards.

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 26 at Kenyon W, 38-7
Nov 2 Ohio Wesleyan W, 55-17
Nov 9 at Wabash W, 35-17
Nov 16 Allegheny W, 56-0
Nov 23 Lebanon Valley W, 59-17
Nov 30 at Mount Union L, 56-21
Statistics category Overall Conf
Receptions 37 29
Yards 746 522
Yards per game 62.2 58.0
Yards per catch 20.2 18.0
Touchdowns 12 8
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 7 at Butler L, 49-24 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 at DePauw W, 45-0 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Oberlin W, 59-0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Hiram W, 49-9 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 Denison W, 38-20 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 Wooster W, 66-39 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at Kenyon W, 38-7 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 Ohio Wesleyan W, 55-17 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Wabash W, 35-17 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 Allegheny W, 56-0 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Lebanon Valley W, 59-17 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 30 at Mount Union L, 56-21 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 7 at Butler L, 49-24 - - - - - - -
Sep 21 at DePauw W, 45-0 - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Oberlin W, 59-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Hiram W, 49-9 - - - - - - -
Oct 12 Denison W, 38-20 - - - - - - -
Oct 19 Wooster W, 66-39 - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at Kenyon W, 38-7 - - - - - - -
Nov 2 Ohio Wesleyan W, 55-17 - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Wabash W, 35-17 - - - - - 1 0
Nov 16 Allegheny W, 56-0 - - - - - 1 1
Nov 23 Lebanon Valley W, 59-17 - - - - - - -
Nov 30 at Mount Union L, 56-21 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 7 at Butler L, 49-24 - - - - - - -
Sep 21 at DePauw W, 45-0 3 40 13.3 18 0 - -
Sep 28 Oberlin W, 59-0 5 59 11.8 30 1 - -
Oct 5 at Hiram W, 49-9 6 140 23.3 58 3 - -
Oct 12 Denison W, 38-20 3 92 30.7 43 0 - -
Oct 19 Wooster W, 66-39 1 16 16.0 16 2 - -
Oct 26 at Kenyon W, 38-7 2 46 23.0 32 0 - -
Nov 2 Ohio Wesleyan W, 55-17 5 92 18.4 39 1 - -
Nov 9 at Wabash W, 35-17 1 9 9.0 9 0 1 0
Nov 16 Allegheny W, 56-0 3 28 9.3 17 1 1 1
Nov 23 Lebanon Valley W, 59-17 5 188 37.6 65 4 - -
Nov 30 at Mount Union L, 56-21 3 36 12.0 15 0 - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 7 at Butler L, 49-24 - - - - - 0
Sep 21 at DePauw W, 45-0 - - - - - 0
Sep 28 Oberlin W, 59-0 - - - - - 0
Oct 5 at Hiram W, 49-9 - - - - - 0
Oct 12 Denison W, 38-20 - - - - - 0
Oct 19 Wooster W, 66-39 - - - - - 0
Oct 26 at Kenyon W, 38-7 - - - - - 0
Nov 2 Ohio Wesleyan W, 55-17 - - - - - 0
Nov 9 at Wabash W, 35-17 - - - - - 0
Nov 16 Allegheny W, 56-0 - - - - - 0
Nov 23 Lebanon Valley W, 59-17 - - - - - 0
Nov 30 at Mount Union L, 56-21 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 7 at Butler L, 49-24 - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 at DePauw W, 45-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Oberlin W, 59-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Hiram W, 49-9 - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 Denison W, 38-20 - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 Wooster W, 66-39 - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at Kenyon W, 38-7 - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 Ohio Wesleyan W, 55-17 - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Wabash W, 35-17 - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 Allegheny W, 56-0 - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Lebanon Valley W, 59-17 - - - - - - - -
Nov 30 at Mount Union L, 56-21 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 7 at Butler L, 49-24 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 at DePauw W, 45-0 - - - - - 2 39 19.5 20 0
Sep 28 Oberlin W, 59-0 - - - - - 2 12 6.0 13 0
Oct 5 at Hiram W, 49-9 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 Denison W, 38-20 2 54 27.0 34 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
Oct 19 Wooster W, 66-39 - - - - - 3 58 19.3 31 0
Oct 26 at Kenyon W, 38-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 Ohio Wesleyan W, 55-17 4 125 31.2 55 0 2 20 10.0 14 0
Nov 9 at Wabash W, 35-17 2 38 19.0 21 0 4 63 15.8 40 0
Nov 16 Allegheny W, 56-0 - - - - - 2 10 5.0 2 0
Nov 23 Lebanon Valley W, 59-17 2 43 21.5 22 0 2 104 52.0 90 1
Nov 30 at Mount Union L, 56-21 6 125 20.8 28 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 7 at Butler L, 49-24 1 - - - - 0
Sep 21 at DePauw W, 45-0 1 - 40 39 - 79
Sep 28 Oberlin W, 59-0 1 - 59 12 - 71
Oct 5 at Hiram W, 49-9 1 - 140 - - 140
Oct 12 Denison W, 38-20 1 - 92 0 54 146
Oct 19 Wooster W, 66-39 1 - 16 58 - 74
Oct 26 at Kenyon W, 38-7 1 - 46 - - 46
Nov 2 Ohio Wesleyan W, 55-17 1 - 92 20 125 237
Nov 9 at Wabash W, 35-17 1 - 9 63 38 110
Nov 16 Allegheny W, 56-0 1 - 28 10 - 38
Nov 23 Lebanon Valley W, 59-17 1 - 188 104 43 335
Nov 30 at Mount Union L, 56-21 1 - 36 0 125 161
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 7 at Butler L, 49-24 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 at DePauw W, 45-0 0 - 0 - 0 - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Oberlin W, 59-0 6 - 1 - 0 - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Hiram W, 49-9 18 - 3 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 Denison W, 38-20 0 - 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Oct 19 Wooster W, 66-39 12 - 2 - 0 - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at Kenyon W, 38-7 0 - 0 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 Ohio Wesleyan W, 55-17 6 - 1 0 0 - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Wabash W, 35-17 0 - 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Nov 16 Allegheny W, 56-0 6 - 1 - 0 - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Lebanon Valley W, 59-17 30 - 4 0 1 - - - - - - -
Nov 30 at Mount Union L, 56-21 0 - 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 7 at Butler L, 49-24 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 at DePauw W, 45-0 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Oberlin W, 59-0 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Hiram W, 49-9 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 Denison W, 38-20 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 Wooster W, 66-39 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at Kenyon W, 38-7 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 Ohio Wesleyan W, 55-17 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Wabash W, 35-17 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 Allegheny W, 56-0 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Lebanon Valley W, 59-17 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 30 at Mount Union L, 56-21 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg
2013-14 12 - - - - - - - - -
Total 12 - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2013-14 12 - - - - - - 2 1
Total 12 - - - - - - 2 1
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2013-14 12 37 3.1 746 62.2 20.2 12 65
Total 12 37 3.1 746 62.2 20.2 12 65
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2013-14 12 - - - - - - - 0
Total 12 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2013-14 12 - - - - - - - -
Total 12 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2013-14 16 385 24.1 0 55 19 306 16.1 1 90
Total 16 385 24.1 0 55 19 306 16.1 1 90
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2013-14 12 - 746 306 385 1437 119.8
Total 12 - 746 306 385 1437 119.8
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2013-14 78 6.5 - 12 0 1 - - - - - -
Total 78 6.5 - 12 0 1 - - - - - -
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2013-14 12 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Total 12 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg
Total 12 - - - - - - - - -
Conference 9 - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

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

September 3 - - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - - -
November 5 - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 12 - - - - - - 2 1
Conference 9 - - - - - - 2 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - 1 1
Away 6 - - - - - - 1 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 10 - - - - - - 2 1
Losses 2 - - - - - - - -

September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 5 - - - - - - 2 1
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 12 37 3.1 746 62.2 20.2 12 65
Conference 9 29 3.2 522 58.0 18.0 8 58
Exhibition - - - - - - - -

Home 6 22 3.7 475 79.2 21.6 9 65
Away 6 15 2.5 271 45.2 18.1 3 58
Neutral - - - - - - - -

Wins 10 34 3.4 710 71.0 20.9 12 65
Losses 2 3 1.5 36 18.0 12.0 0 15

September 3 8 2.7 99 33.0 12.4 1 30
October 4 12 3.0 294 73.5 24.5 5 58
November 5 17 3.4 353 70.6 20.8 6 65
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 12 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 9 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0

Home 6 - - - - - - - 0
Away 6 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0

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

September 3 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 5 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 12 - - - - - - - -
Conference 9 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

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

September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 5 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total 16 385 24.1 0 55 19 306 16.1 1 90
Conference 8 217 27.1 0 55 16 202 12.6 0 40
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home 8 222 27.8 0 55 12 204 17.0 1 90
Away 8 163 20.4 0 28 7 102 14.6 0 40
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 10 260 26.0 0 55 18 306 17.0 1 90
Losses 6 125 20.8 0 28 1 0 0.0 0 0

September - - - - - 4 51 12.8 0 20
October 2 54 27.0 0 34 4 58 14.5 0 31
November 14 331 23.6 0 55 11 197 17.9 1 90
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 12 - 746 306 385 1437 119.8
Conference 9 - 522 202 217 941 104.6
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -

Home 6 - 475 204 222 901 150.2
Away 6 - 271 102 163 536 89.3
Neutral - - - - - 0 -

Wins 10 - 710 306 260 1276 127.6
Losses 2 - 36 0 125 161 80.5

September 3 - 99 51 - 150 50.0
October 4 - 294 58 54 406 101.5
November 5 - 353 197 331 881 176.2
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 78 6.5 - 12 0 1 - - - - - -
Conference 48 5.3 - 8 0 0 - - - - - -
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 60 10.0 - 9 0 1 - - - - - -
Away 18 3.0 - 3 0 0 - - - - - -
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 78 7.8 - 12 0 1 - - - - - -
Losses 0 0.0 - 0 0 0 - - - - - -

September 6 2.0 - 1 - 0 - - - - - -
October 30 7.5 - 5 0 0 - - - - - -
November 42 8.4 - 6 0 1 - - - - - -
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 12 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 9 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

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

September 3 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 5 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -