Joshua Dobbs   #1 QB

Height: 6-3   Weight: 216   Age: 24

Born: 1/26/1995 Birmingham , AL

College: Tennessee

Experience: 3rd season

High School: Wesleyan School [Norcross, GA]; Alpharetta HS [GA]









Draft 2017

Pick No.135

Selected By: Pittsburgh Steelers

Round: 4

Pick (Overall): 29 (135)

Pick Analysis: Expectations were high for Tennessee and Dobbs coming into 2016, but unfortunately there wasn't a SEC East title or Heisman Trophy in the picture. One of the most intelligent (aerospace engineering major) and likeable players in college football, Dobbs did perform well at times in his senior year, racking up 2,946 yards and 27 touchdowns through the air and 831 yards with 12 scores on the ground. His 12 interceptions set a career high, however. Dobbs started all 13 games for the first time in his career as a junior (2,291 yards, 15 TD, five INT passing; 671 yards, 11 TD rushing), which followed a strong sophomore campaign where he was named the Bowl MVP after accumulating 205 yards of offense and three scores against Iowa. The four-star recruit from Georgia actually started four games for the Vols as a true freshman (695 yards, two TD, six INT passing; 189 yards, one TD rushing).


Video Playlist

  1. Steelers select Josh Dobbs No. 135 in the 2017 NFL Draft

    Published: April 29, 2017 at 01:40 p.m.

    Actors Milo Ventimiglia and Mandy Moore announce the Pittsburgh Steelers' selection of Tennessee quarterback Josh Dobbs in Round 4 with the No. 135 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.

  2. Is Josh Dobbs meant to be Big Ben's successor?

    Published: April 29, 2017 at 01:47 p.m.

    NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport explains the frustration with the progress of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Landry Jones and how Joshua Dobbs could be Ben Roethlisberger's replacement.

  3. Big Ben Heir apparent? Josh Dobbs' 2017 Combine Workout

    Published: March 31, 2017 at 12:53 p.m.

    University of Tennessee quarterback Josh Dobbs goes through drills at the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine.

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