Former University of Oklahoma defensive lineman Alonzo Dotson begins his second season as the defensive quality control at the University of Houston in 2011. In that role, he will assist the defensive staff with administrative duties.
In his first season with the Cougars Dotson helped the club to incredible defensive success, ranking among national leaders in sacks, tackles-for-loss and interceptions.
At OU, Dotson was a member of four BCS Bowl teams and three Big 12 champion squads. A solid contributor for the Sooners, Dotson's defensive units never finished outside the top-two places within the conference in total defense and scoring.
A native of Houston, Dotson led his Alief Hastings high school team to the state playoffs as a senior in 2002. Rated as one of the top defensive lineman in the country as a prep star, Dotson registered 12 sacks and 114 tackles as a senior.
He is the nephew of former Green Bay Packers star Santana Dotson and the grandson of Alphonse Dotson, who played for the Oakland Raiders.
Dotson graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in sociology and a minor in African American Studies. He plans to study for the Masters of Business Administration while at Houston.
Dotson has worked as an assistant coach at Madison High School in Houston for the past two years.
He lives in Houston.