First Dorsey, now Guillon

Three years ago, former assistant and now head coach Larry Coker went to Orinde, California to recruit quarterback Ken Dorsey to the University of Miami.

Three years later, Coker sent quarterbacks coach Dan Werner to Orinda to recruit current standout quarterback Marc Guillon to the University of Miami.

At 6-foot-4 and 186 pounds, Guillon's has the same type of skills that Dorsey possesses. Marc's mechanics are what has UM and many other top notch programs drooling over his ability as a signal caller.

As a junior last season, Guillon threw for 2,210 yards and 28 touchdowns while completing 59-percent of his passes. By the time he graduates, he'll most likely have broken all of Dorsey's old records at Miramonte High School.

"We are still friends and we talk from time to time," Guillon said of his former teammate.

Guillon, who carries a 3.0 GPA and a 970 SAT score at this time, is being recruited by major programs from all over the country - Notre Dame, Alabama, Tennessee, USC, and UCLA just to name a few others along with Miami.

Guillon stiked up a good relationship with Werner this past spring when the two had talked.

"He was real cool and calm," Guillon said. "I like his personality, it's just like mine."

Interestingly, Dorsey was not offered by Miami until the fall of his senior season, while Guillon was offered in May prior to the start of his senior season, so the comparisons at this point are legit.

Dorsey came all the way from California to join Quarterback U, where he's now competing for a national championship and a Heisman Trophy. Now it's Guillon that UM's coaches are trying to convince to come do the same thing.

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