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Vanderbilt football vs. Tennessee. Photos by John Russell (11/26/16)
Photos from the Vanderbilt-Georgia Tech game Sept. 17, 2016 at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta, Ga.
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.
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.
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.
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.