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Chandler Dorrell announced he would be leaving Deion Sanders' staff at Colorado on Monday. The associate director of player personnel was one of the last holdovers from the days of his father, Karl Dorrell, as the head football coach in Boulder.

Dorrell wrote a thank you letter and said his time at Colorado was coming to an end.

"I am thankful to have been able to serve this University for the past 4 years. I've come to work every day with the goal of giving everything to this program and university, and it's given me so much in return," Dorrell wrote.

He went on to say, "Thank you to Coach Prime and his staff for allowing me the opportunity to showcase my value through my work. And thank you to all the coaches, support staff, student-athletes I've crossed paths with in my time here at CU. The friendships and relationships I've formed in Boulder will last a lifetime!"

Dorrell joined CU after being with the Miami Dolphins where he spent a season as an assistant. Prior to that, he held a similar position with the New York Jets in 2018. It's likely he'll make his way back to the pro ranks in some capacity in the future. Outside of the ties from his father, Dorrell had Pro Football Hall-of-Famer Cris Carter as a position coach at Aquinas High School (Fort Lauderdale, Fla), where he was teammates with the Bosa brothers (Joey and Nick).

With Dorrell's departure, Colorado's personnel staff will go through Corey Phillips and Devin Rispress. The duo will be locked in now more than ever in Coach Prime's second year with the Buffs. Rispress recently came over from Florida A&M and has already started to make an impact.

Colorado is in the midst of offseason conditioning drills before the start of spring practices in Boulder. The Black and Gold Spring Game is scheduled for April 27th at Folsom Field.