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Sam  Dobbs
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Douglasville, Ga.

High School:
Landmark Christian

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 230

Position:
TE

Experience:
2L

 

03/24/2017

'Dores on the Web: March 20-24

News and notes online on Vanderbilt athletics

03/04/2017

It's a full-gear, full-go Saturday for the Commodores

Mason happy with team's competitiveness, early progress

02/24/2017

Vanderbilt football: Spring preview

'Dores open first of 15 spring practices on Monday

11/26/2016

Vanderbilt-Tennessee Postgame Notes

Vanderbilt 45, Tennessee 34

10/08/2016

Vanderbilt-Kentucky Postgame Notes

Kentucky 20, Vanderbilt 13

11/26/2016

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

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

09/17/2016

Russell's game photos

Photos from the Vanderbilt-Georgia Tech game Sept. 17, 2016 at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta, Ga.

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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... Also posted career-long catch of 30 yards earlier in the season.

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.

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