Poindexter, UConn’s co-defensive coordinator and safeties coach, is in his second year on the Husky coaching staff. As a player, he was a standout defensive back at Virginia from 1995-98 before a three-year NFL career with the Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns.
The current General Manager of the Kansas City Chiefs, Dorsey was an All-American at linebacker for UConn following the 1983 season. A four-year starter, he was twice named Yankee Conference Defensive Player of the Year. At UConn, he is first in program history in career tackles (495) and single-season tackles (184, 1983). Dorsey made 24 stops against Rhode Island in a game in 1981, tied for most in any single-game since 1980.
The announcement of the 2016 Class will be made on Jan. 8, 2016, in Scottsdale, Ariz., in conjunction with the College Football Playoff National Championship Weekend.