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Sam  Dobbs
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Douglasville, Ga.

High School:
Landmark Christian

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 230

Position:
TE

Experience:
2L

 

11/08/2017

VUFB partnering with Medals of Honor

Commodores' uniforms on Saturday will feature names of fallen soldiers

11/04/2017

Postgame Notes - Western Kentucky

Dores move to 4-0 in non-conference games this season

10/28/2017

Dores fall 34-27 at Carolina

Late rally comes up just short against Gamecocks

08/11/2017

Dores put in quality work Friday

Squad primed for second scrimmage

08/01/2017

Dores bring energy for Tuesday practice

Dore Jam Saturday 4-6 p.m. inside Multipurpose Facility

11/18/2017

Football vs. Missouri | Photos by Joe Howell (11/18/17)

Vanderbilt falls 45-17 to Missouri in last home contest of '17. (11/18/17) Photos by Joe Howell.

11/04/2017

Vanderbilt vs. Western Kentucky

Vanderbilt football team takes on Western Kentucky Saturday morning at Vanderbilt Stadium.

11/04/2017

Vanderbilt vs. Western Kentucky (USATSI)

The Commodores play host to the Hilltoppers in non-conference action

09/09/2017

Vanderbilt vs. Alabama A&M (09/09/17)

Vanderbilt vs. Alabama A&M on Sept. 9, 2017 - Photos by Joe Howell and John Russell

11/26/2016

Vanderbilt Football vs. Tennessee. Russell (11/26/16)

Vanderbilt football vs. Tennessee. Photos by John Russell (11/26/16)

2017
Dobbs was a versatile offensive threat for the Commodores from his tight end position... Played in all 12 games, earning a start in two-tight end alignment against Alabama... Finished the year with eight receptions for 79 yards and three rushes for 37 yards... Posted a 16-yard catch and nine-yard rush in season-finale win at Tennessee... Also contributed 18-yard rush and 16-yard reception in win over Western Kentucky... Tied career high with two receptions at Ole Miss.

2016
Dobbs played in all 13 games as a second-year tight end... Earned lone start of the year -- and second of his Commodore career -- in victory over Ole Miss... Concluded the season with six receptions, good for 73 yards and a touchdown... Biggest catch of Dobbs' career came in regular season finale - a 20-yard TD reception that started Commodore comeback from 14-point deficit versus Tennessee.

2015   
Dobbs played in seven games as a true freshman... Saw action at tight end and wide receiver when midseason injuries reduced depth at both positions... Started at wideout in regular season finale against Tennessee... Finished the year with two catches and 30 receiving yards... 21-yard reception against Florida was first of his career... Also added a 9-yard catch vs. Tennessee.

High School
Three-year starter for private school located southwest of Atlanta... Named Class A All-State TE and All-Region after junior and senior seasons... Posted 30 receptions for 355 yards and six touchdowns while playing first half of senior season... As a junior, hauled in 65 receptions for 811 yards and five TDs... Helped LCHS to two state playoffs... One of region's top hurdlers in track & field... Also earned letter on varsity swim team... Four-year honor roll recipient.

Personal
Samuel Williamson Dobbs... "Drago"... Born Aug. 29, 1996 in Atlanta... Son of John and Paula Dobbs... Has two sisters, Kelsey and Cameron... Dad works in corporate sales; mom works in advertising/marketing... Dad played football at Auburn; sister (Kelsey) played volleyball at Auburn... Enjoys composing, performing music... Plays six musical instruments... Working toward degree in Cinema and Media Arts.

Career Highs
Receptions: 2, (2x), most recently at Ole Miss, 11/14/2017
Receiving Yards: 30, vs. Kentucky, 10/8/2016
Longest Reception: 30, vs. Kentucky, 10/8/2016

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