“He was great individual, definitely someone that you could appreciate as a teammate and a person, a very likeable guy,” said former Buford teammate Michael Carson, now head football coach at Georgia Prep Sports Academy. ”Growing up in Buford, he didn’t have much family-wise. His athletic ability was his ticket out. He was one of the best athletes, maybe the first great one, to come out of Buford to have that major college potential.”
Sorrells was one of five inaugural members of the Buford Athletic Hall of Fame in 2006.
Sorrells is survived by a wife, Tonya, and two children, both college students.
Funeral arrangements have not been announced.