AT COLORADO: This Season (Fr.-RS)-He entered the fall listed third at quarterback, but did not figure into the three-man race for starting honors (between three players with three or more years in the college ranks). He had a fine spring as he got some decent rep work, and in the main scrimmage action, completed 11-of-13 passes for 122 yards (0 TD/0 INT) and did not take a sack; his passer rating was 163.4.
2011 (Fr.)-Redshirted; practiced all fall at quarterback.
HIGH SCHOOL-As a senior, Scout.com ranked him the No. 77 quarterback in the country (the No. 15 in Texas), while ESPN pegged him No. 108 in the nation and the 16th best in Texas. He earned 3A Region IV District 27 offensive most valuable player accolades both his junior and senior seasons after being named the district's Newcomer of the Year as a sophomore, and also garnered second-team All-San Antonio Area honors. In his career, he set a San Antonio Area record for career passing with 9,253 yards, and he completed 597-of-1,017 passes with 94 touchdowns and 39 interceptions for a quarterback rating of 158.0. He had nine games with 300-plus yards, one game over 400 yards in his career and 21 games with three or more touchdowns. His senior year he completed 189-of-312 passes (60.6 percent) for 3,291 yards, 40 touchdowns and 10 interceptions for a rating of 185.1. He had eight games with three or more TD passes, including five on four occasions. He added 143 yards rushing with five touchdowns. As a junior, he completed 190-of-318 passes (59.7 percent) for 2,827 yards with 28 touchdowns and 13 interceptions. He had seven games with three or more touchdown passes and four games with 300-plus yards. As a sophomore, he was 174-of-303 passing (57.4 percent) for 2,507 yards and 23 touchdowns with 14 interceptions, a rating of 142.7. That season he had six games with three or more TDs and three games with 300-plus passing yards. His freshman season, he completed 44-of-84 passes (52.4 percent) for 628 yards with three touchdowns and two interceptions. Top games his senior year included a 25-24 win over Canyon Lake in the third round of the Texas state playoffs, advancing Somerset further than the school had ever been before. He completed 18-of-28 passes for a season-high 321 yards and four touchdowns in the game. Down 24-6 at half, Dorman led the second half comeback with 210 yards and three touchdowns, including a 69-yard toss in the third quarter and a 41-yard toss that proved to be the game winner in the fourth quarter. In the second round against La Vernia, he threw for 228 yards and a score and ran for two more touchdowns. He had one other 300-yard passing game, against Holy Cross when he completed 18-of-25 passes for 305 yards and five touchdowns. He threw five touchdowns on two other occasions, in a 54-7 win over St. Anthony when he was 8-of-9 for 222 yards and the following week against Lytle, when he completed 12-of-15 passes for 255 yards. Against Crystal City, in a 63-6 victory he completed 6-of-6 passes for 217 yards (36.2 yards per attempt) and four touchdowns for a quarterback rating of 623.8. Top games his junior season include hitting 35-of-46 passes for 432 yards, all career highs, against Luling in a 28-27 loss. He completed 19-of-28 for 318 yards and three scores in a 20-14 victory over Dilley and in a 34-27 win over Navarro, he was 16-of-28 for 293 yards and five touchdowns with no interceptions. Top games his sophomore season include his first 300-yard passing game, going 27-of-42 for 314 yards and three touchdowns against Navarro. He was 9-of-19 for 215 yards and four touchdowns in a 28-21 win over Marion. Under legendary high school coach Sonny Detmer, his grandfather, Somerset compiled a 23-11 record his final three years, 10-3 as a senior, 6-4 as a junior and 7-4 as a sophomore, improving upon a 2-8 record his freshman season before Detmer's arrival as coach. His senior season, Somerset won the 3A Region IV District 27 Championship, the Bi-District Championship and the San Antonio Area Championship, reaching the quarterfinals of the state playoffs. He also lettered four times in golf and track, three times in baseball and twice in basketball.
ACADEMICS-He is undecided on a major at Colorado. He was a first-team Academic All-State team member as a senior, selected by the Texas High School Coaches Association (presented to seniors who maintain above a 92 average).
PERSONAL-He was born May 8, 1992 in St. Charles, Mo. His hobbies include hunting and fishing. His mother's brothers more than made their mark in college football, as he is the nephew of former CU quarterback Koy Detmer (his quarterback coach at Somerset his senior year), and former BYU quarterback Ty Detmer, the 1990 Heisman Trophy winner. Koy threw for 5,390 yards and 40 touchdowns at Colorado, including 3,156 and 22 his senior year when he was an honorable mention All-American and unanimous first-team All-Big 12 performer; he went on to play in the NFL for a decade, mainly with Philadelphia. Ty finished his career with 59 NCAA records and his 15,031 passing yards still ranks second most in NCAA history. His grandfather, Sonny Detmer, was his high school coach the last three seasons and played semi-pro football in the old Continental League. His stepfather, Johan Dinkelmann, played football at Cincinnati and his step uncle, Frans Dinkelmann, played football at New Mexico. Another uncle, Frans Stein, played basketball at Oklahoma State and Southwest Baptist University before playing professionally in Syria, Lebanon, Puerto Rico, China and Holland. His high school teammate and childhood friend, Will Harlos, also signed with CU in the same 2011 recruiting class.