Somerset Safety Harlos to Camp at Texas

Somerset Safety Harlos to Camp at Texas

Somerset, Texas is not currently known by a bunch of recruiting fans, but that hasn't stopped the college coaches from flooding through the coaching offices in the past few weeks. For most, it is the deep sophomore at the 3A school that is drawing the most interest as four or five 2011 prospects will draw D-1 scholarships offers, including safety Will Harlos and quarterback Stevie Joe Dorman.

Somerset safety Will Harlos (6-2.5, 185) comes from very good bloodlines. His mother played basketball for the Baylor Bears and also coaches track at Somerset. His uncle, Jim Bob Taylor, played quarterback for the Baltimore Colts. Jim Bob's son and Will's cousin, Cooper Taylor, started at safety for Georgia Tech as a true freshman this past season.

Harlos is just one of many Somerset Bulldogs of the 2011 class that logged meaningful minutes as sophomores this past season for the 7-4 playoff team, however most were on the offensive side of the ball. Not to be left out, it looks as though the talented safety will also line up at running back for the 2009 season.

"Sophomore year was pretty good. We made it pretty far in the playoffs. We only made it to the first round but they haven't made it to the playoffs in a while. Next year, we are looking to go real far in the playoffs and senior year, we have a good shot at winning state," Harlos said to Burnt Orange Beat at his high school.

College coaches have been streaming through the offices in the south San Antonio 3A school in the last few weeks to see all of the prospects there, but Harlos and quarterback Stevie Joe Dorman will be the most highly recruited of the bunch. Harlos, the quarterback of the defense, already has some of his summer plans set.

"I went to the Georgia Tech last summer and this summer I am going to Georgia Tech, the University of Texas camp (June 14), and maybe UCLA," Harlos said.

University of Texas defensive back coach Duane Akina has been by the school in the past ten days. Harlos is a fan of the Texas defense.

"I like the defense they run at Texas because it is like the defense we run here," explained Harlos. The talented safety had 59 total tackles (39 unassisted), four interceptions, and two sacks as a sophomore.

The Bulldog offense is led by fellow sophomore triggerman Stevie Joe Dorman, who is the grandson of legendary quarterback guru Sonny Detmer, who is also the head coach at Somerset. In his first full season as a starter, Dorman threw for 2,507 yards and 24 touchdowns with 14 interceptions. Dorman will have two more years to throw to sophomore wide receivers Jacob Hillyer and John Guerra. Jacob Hillyer is the brother of Jordan Hillyer who caught 88 balls for 1153 yards and 14 touchdowns as a senior. Jordan, who is 6-7, signed to play basketball with Temple junior college. The team also returns senior-to-be Devin Judkins, a talented tight end/defensive end who will likely also sign a D-1 scholarship next February.

Sophomore outside linebacker/defensive end Herman Johnson (6-0, 195) and freshman safety Vohnte Fielding (6-0, 170) are two other prospects to keep an eye on.

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