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.