PR: 100m – 10.27 (2008); 200m – 20.07 (2011)
Current Residence: Boulder, Colo.
High School: George Washington High School (Denver Colo.) '05
College: Arkansas ‘06/Colorado ‘10
Coach: Drew Morano
Agent: Vincent Ewing
Club: Boulder Track Club
Third at 2011 USA Outdoors, 200m (20.07)
Third at 2010 USA Outdoors, 200m (20.99)
2008 Olympic Trials Qualifier
Awards and Honors
Colorado University school record holder in the indoor (20.88) and outdoor (20.37) 200m dash
Four-time All-American (three times at CU and once at Arkansas)
Colorado state records in the 100m (10.41) and 200m (20.41)
2005 Gatorade Colorado Athlete of the Year
After beginning his collegiate career at Arkansas, Dodson transferred back to his home state to attend the University of Colorado. The sprinter graduated in May 2010 with degrees in sociology and economics. He was a member of the Big 12’s Commissioner’s honor roll. Dodson comes from an athletic family as he has four brothers—two older and two younger. He has four brothers and his two younger brothers are members of Colorado’s track team. Born in New York City, in high school Dodson was crowned state champion in the 100m, 200m and 400m. He recorded mind-blowing personal bests in high school of 10.39, 20.70 and 46.73 in the 100m, 200m and 400m, respectively.
2012: 1st at Mt. Sac Relays in 200m (20.39) and 100m (10.32); 2nd at Husky Indoor Classic in 60m (6.77) and 1st in 200m (21.26); 6th in heat at USA Indoors 60m (6.77)
2011: 5th in heats at World Outdoors (20.92); 3rd at USA Outdoors in 200m (20.07w).
2010: 3rd at USA Outdoors in 200m (20.99); 5th at NCAA Outdoors in 200m (20.65w); Top qualifier for 200m at NCAA West Regional (20.40w); 3rd at Big 12 Outdoor Championships in 200m (20.63) and 100m (10.35).
2009: 4th at NCAA Indoors in 200m (21.14); Big 12 Indoor 200m champ (20.95).
2008: 2nd in 200m (20.37) and 3rd in 100m (10.27) at Big 12 Outdoor Championships; Olympic Trials qualifier.
2007: 3rd at Big 12 Outdoor Championships in 200m (20.66).
2005: Set Colorado state records in the 100m and 200m; Gatorade’s Colorado Athlete of the Year; #2 high school 200m time in the nation.
USA/World Rankings and Personal Bests
2011: Outdoor bests – 20.07 (No. 8 in the USA, No. 25 in the world)
2010: Outdoor bests – 20.63
2009: Outdoor bests – 20.71
2008: Outdoor bests – 20.37 (No. 16 in the USA, No. 31 in the world)
2007: Outdoor bests – 20.64