September 12, 2008

Younger Dorman making his own name

If the first two games of the 2008 season are any indication, North Richland Hills (TX) Birdville junior quarterback Josh Dorman is well on his way to making a name for himself.

In those two contests, Dorman has completed 44-of-62 pass attempts for 572 yards (9.2 yard per attempt) and six touchdowns in leading the Hawks to 75 points in their first two games. He currently ranks fourth in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex in overall passing yards.

"I've got a really good offensive line and I can kind of sit back and pick you apart with my accuracy," said the 6-foot-1, 170-pound Dorman. "My coach says I'm good for the spread. We usually throw the short stuff. We'll nickel and dime you. I get the ball out to my playmakers and let them make plays after the catch."

In spite of the all of the success he's experienced as a quarterback since he first played the position as a six-year-old, it is hard for people around him to remember that. He is just two years younger than his older brother, Tommy Dorman, who happens to be a freshman at Texas A&M and was one of the top-rated quarterback prospects in the state of Texas in the 2008 class. However, the younger Dorman had learned to take it in stride.

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