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Karl Dorrell Biography

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Date of Birth 1963-12-18
Nationality African-American
Profession Football coach
Working for Vanderbilt University
Marital Status Married
Married to Kim
Children Chandler and Lauren
Education at Helix High School
Name on Birth Karl Dorrell
Place of Birth Alameda, California

Karl Dorrell is an American football coach and former player. Currently he is the offensive coordinator at Vanderbilt University. He has served as the head football coach of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) from 2003 to 2007, compiling a record of 35–27. He has been famous for leading the UCLA Bruins to five bowl appearance in five seasons. There is quite explicable details about his career in Wikipedia. Hence for his profession details, one has to go through it at once.

Talking about his early life, Karl was born on December 18, 1963 in Alameda, California. He attended Helix High School in La Mesa, California. At his school, he used to play football and had interested in it to maximum extent. He was a two-time all-league selection and an honorable mention All-American as a senior. Further Karl went on to play football at UCLA, successively earning four varsity letters in football. On the field he was one of the most successful wide receivers at UCLA with 1,517 receiving yards on 108 receptions. He had played on a team that won the Rose Bowl in 1983, 1984, and 1986, and that won the Freedom Bowl in 1986. During the 1983 season, he was a teammate of quarterback Rick Neuheisel. In the 1986 UCLA vs. USC game, Dorrell was on the receiving end of a play that the Los Angeles Times dubbed "Hail Mary, and in your face.” He had a brief career as a player in the NFL with the Dallas Cowboys in the 1987 season, but he was placed on the injured reserve.

His career as a coach had started in 1988 as a graduate assistant for Terry Donahue at UCLA. In 1989, he became a wide receivers coach at Central Florida. In 1990 and 1991 he was the offensive coordinator and receivers coach at Northern Arizona. Under his tutelage, the NAU offense set a school record with 255 first downs in 1991, amassing the second-most total offense (4,539 yards) in a season. From 1992 to 1993, Dorrell coached wide receivers at Colorado. Later he served as wide receivers coach at Arizona State in 1994 before returning to Colorado. Karl Dorrell was hired as the head coach at UCLA, replacing Bob Toledo, who was released at the end of the 2002 regular season. On December 3, 2007, Los Angeles papers and the Associated Press reported that Karl Dorrell was fired during a meeting with athletic director Dan Guerrero. He was offered a choice, but he decided not to coach in the Las Vegas Bowl. Dorrell was hired as quarterbacks coach for the Houston Texans in 2012, coaching Matt Schaub through a Pro-bowl season as the Texans went 12–4.

He has been known as one of Vanderbilt’s elite assistants with 26 years of coaching experience at the college and professional level. Dorrell was tabbed as the Commodores’ offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach in 2014. There are many more to be included in his events, which has been included in Wikipedia in updating form.

Now turning back to his personal profile, he has been married to Kim and at present the couple has two children Chandler and Lauren to take care. He along with his family is living in Nachville, Tennessee at present. His has been sharing quality time with his family and living his life at fullest.

He has been connected to different social sites to be in touch with his fans and followers to communicate with them. He also keep updating about different issues and terms related to his profession and life in those sites. His entire career journey has helped him to be shortlisted under the title of most efficient coaches of all time. due to his work efficiency, there are many players who wants to get tutored under him.