Joshua Dobbs is an American footballer. He is currently playing for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL). His playing position is quarterback. He played college football for the Tennessee Volunteers and was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fourth round of the 2017 NFL Draft. After that, he played for Jacksonville Jaguars (2019) and again re-signed to Pittsburgh Steelers (2020–2021). His shirt number is #15.
What is Joshua Dobbs Known For?
- Being an American football quarterback.
- Playing for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL).
Where is Joshua Dobbs From?
Joshua Dobbs took birth on January 26, 1995, with the birth name of Robert Joshua Dobbs. He was born and raised in Alpharetta, Georgia, the USA. He holds American nationality and his ethnicity is Mixed. His present age is 27 as of 2022. He is the son of Stephanie and Robert Dobbs. His mother retired from United Parcel Service (UPS) as a regional manager in corporate human resources and his father is a senior vice president for Wells Fargo bank. He started playing competitive football when he was five years old. He attended Wesleyan School and then Alpharetta High School. Later, he went to the University of Tennessee. He majored in aerospace engineering during his time at the University of Tennessee.
Joshua Dobbs Career Timeline
- Joshua, as a true freshman at the University of Tennessee, played in five games with four starts in 2013.
- He came into the game on the road at No. 1 Alabama and completed 5-of-12 passes for 75 yards.
- He started his first career game against the #10 Missouri Tigers at Faurot Field.
- He completed 72-of-121 passes for 695 yards with two touchdowns and six interceptions and also rushed for 189 yards and a touchdown in his true freshman season.
- In 2014, against South Carolina, he had a breakout performance against the Gamecocks at Williams–Brice Stadium.
- Against the Kentucky Wildcats at Neyland Stadium, Dobbs had 297 passing yards, three passing touchdowns, 48 rushing yards, and one rushing touchdown in the 50–16 victory.
- He threw for 1,206 yards with nine touchdowns and six interceptions during his sophomore season.
- He finished the 2014 season with 469 yards rushing and eight rushing touchdowns in just six games.
- He entered the 2015 season as Tennessee’s starting quarterback.
- He next recorded 205 passing yards, two passing touchdowns, 89 rushing yards, and one rushing touchdown against the Bowling Green Falcons in a 59–30 win at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee on 5th September 2015.
- His 2015 season was culminated with a 45–6 victory over the #12 Northwestern Wildcats in the 2016 Outback Bowl.
- He entered the 2016 season as Tennessee’s starting quarterback in his final season of collegiate eligibility.
- In the final game of his Tennessee career, he led the Volunteers past the #24 Nebraska Cornhuskers by a score of 38–28 in the 2016 Music City Bowl at Nissan Stadium in Nashville.
- He was inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa at Tennessee in 2016.
- The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Dobbs in the fourth round (135th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft.
- On 22nd May 2017, the Pittsburgh Steelers signed Dobbs to a four-year, $2.95 million contract with a signing bonus of $554,295.
- He finished the pre-season with seven carries for 34 rushing yards and a touchdown.
- He made his NFL regular season debut on October 7, 2018, against Atlanta Falcons.
- In the 2018 season, he appeared in five games and went 6-of-12 for 43 yards and one interception.
- On 9th September 2019, he was traded to the Jacksonville Jaguars for a fifth-round pick in the 2020 NFL Draft.
- On September 5, 2020, he was waived by the Jaguars.
- On September 5, 2020, he was waived by the Jaguars.
- He re-signed with the Steelers on a one-year contract on April 19, 2021.
- On August 31, 2021, Dobbs was placed on injured reserve.
- On 9th April 2022, he signed a one-year, $1 million dollar deal with the Cleveland Browns.
Joshua Dobbs Awards and Achievements
- Music City Bowl MVP (2016)
- 2017 Torchbearer Award
Who is Joshua Dobbs’s Girlfriend?
Joshua Dobbs is not married yet and he is still to get married. He is not dating anyone at present and he is assumed to be single at present. Previously, he was once spotted with ‘The Bachelor’ Finalist Hannah Ann Sluss. In a photo circulating on Reddit, Sluss and a man resembling Dobbs can be seen hugging at a bar in Knoxville, Tennessee, Sluss’ hometown. Today, he is living his single life a lot. His sexual orientaiton is straight and he is not gay.
What is Joshua Dobbs’s Net Worth?
Joshua Dobbs is a talented footballer who is currently playing as a quarterback for Cleveland Browns. On 9th April 2022, he signed a one-year, $1 million dollar deal with the Cleveland Browns. On May 22, 2017, the Pittsburgh Steelers signed Dobbs to a four-year, $2.95 million contract with a signing bonus of $554,295. As of 2022, the net worth of Joshua is estimated to have between in the range of $1 Million – $5 Million. His present salary is in around $1 Million from his current team while hitting a cap of $895,000. His main source of wealth comes from his football career whereas he is also making a cool amount of money from endorsement deals, contracts, bonuses, and more. He is living a lavish lifestyle from his career earnings.
How tall is Joshua Dobbs?
Joshua Dobbs has a tall height of 6 feet 3 inches or 1.91 m with a body weight of 98 Kg or 216 lbs. His body type is athletic. He has got a healthy body at present and he maintains his body a lot. He is bald and his eye color is black. He has alopecia areata, an autoimmune disease causing hair loss, which first developed when he was transitioning from elementary to junior high school.
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