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Colorado Hires Karl Dorrell as Head Football Coach

Colorado has decided on their next head coach and it will be the wide receivers coach for the Miami Dolphins, Karl Dorrell according to multiple reports.

Dorrell will get a five-year, $18 million deal, as long as it gets approved by the school’s Board of Regents.

The 56-year-old has plenty of coaching experience, including a head coaching stint with the UCLA Bruins from 2003-2007. In his time as a head coach, Dorrell went 35-27. He spent time at Colorado as the wide receivers coach from 1992-1993. Dorrell has been an assistant with Vanderbilt, Washington, Arizona State, Northern Arizona and UCF. In the NFL he has spent time with the Dolphins, Jets, Broncos and Texans.

Dorrell will take over for Mel Tucker, who left for the Michigan State job after going 5-7 with the Buffaloes last season.

According to 247 Sports, Colorado has the 36th-ranked recruiting class, which will help Dorrell to start building the program.


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