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Former UCLA head coach Dorrell hired as Texans QB coach

Associated Press

2/10/2012 6:51:40 PM

HOUSTON -- Karl Dorrell has joined the Houston Texans as quarterbacks coach.

A former head coach at UCLA, Dorrell spent the last four seasons with the Miami Dolphins as QB coach. From 2008-10, Dorrell served as Miami's wide receivers coach.

In his five years at UCLA he compiled a 35-27 record and led the Bruins to a bowl appearance each year. In 2005, Dorrell was the Pac-10 Conference co-Coach of the Year after leading UCLA to a 10-2 record, a No. 16 ranking and a Sun Bowl victory against Northwestern.

Dorrell also served as wide receivers coach with Denver from 2000-02, working with several current Houston coaches, including head coach Gary Kubiak.