Joshua Dobbs



Experience: 6 years

Height: 6-3

Age: 28

Weight: 216 lbs

College: Tennessee


PRO: The Titans signed veteran signal caller Joshua Dobbs to the active roster from the Detroit Lions' practice squad prior to Week 16 of the 2022 regular season. The 6-foot-3-inch, 216-pounder entered the NFL as a fourth-round selection (135th overall) by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2017 NFL Draft. He has played in six games as a reserve, all with the Steelers. Dobbs has also spent time with the Jacksonville Jaguars (2019) and Cleveland Browns (2022). In four years at the University of Tennessee (2013-16), he played in 37 games and set multiple school records including career rushing yards by a quarterback (2,160) and career rushing touchdowns by a quarterback (32).

• Dobbs spent two years in a row (2020-21) with the NASA Kennedy Space Flight Center as part of the NFLPA's virtual Externship program, which provides NFL players with professional development experiences to prepare them for careers after football.
• Dobbs spent the summer of 2015 at an internship at Pratt & Whitney, where he worked at the world leader in design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines for the United States government.

• The Alpharetta, Ga., native was originally selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fourth round (135th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft.
• Traded by the Steelers to the Jacksonville Jaguars for a 2020 sixth-round draft pick on Sept. 9, 2019.
• Waived by the Jaguars on Sept. 5, 2020.
• Claimed off waivers by the Steelers on Sept. 6, 2020.
• Signed by the Steelers as an unrestricted free agent on April 19, 2021.
• Signed by the Cleveland Browns as an unrestricted free agent on April 14, 2022.
• Released by the Browns on Nov. 28, 2022.
• Signed by the Detroit Lions to their practice squad on Dec. 5, 2022.
• Activated from the Lions' practice squad to the active roster standard elevation on Dec. 17, 2022.
• Signed by the Titans to the team's active roster off of the Lions' practice squad on Dec. 21, 2022.

• Started 35 of 37 games played at the University of Tennessee (2013-16). Finished his career with a 23-12 record, 3-0 in Bowl games, as a starting quarterback, tying for the fifth-most wins by a starting signal caller in program history.
• Set school records for career rushing yards by a quarterback (2,160), career rushing touchdowns by a quarterback (32), single-season rushing yards by a quarterback (831 in 2016) and single-season rushing touchdowns by a quarterback (12 in 2016).
• Ranked fifth in Tennessee history in career passing yards (7,138) and his 9,360 yards of total offense (7,138 passing, 2,160 rushing and 62 receiving) ranked third in school annals.
• Was one of three quarterbacks in SEC history to record 15 passing touchdowns and 10 rushing scores in multiple seasons.
• Was one of four conference quarterbacks to have over 50 career passing touchdowns and 25 career rushing scores.
• As a senior (2016), was named second-team All-SEC and earned SEC Offensive Player of the Year honors by Athlon Sports.
• Was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll in back-to-back seasons (2014-15).
• Graduated with a degree in aerospace engineering from Tennessee.

• Attended Alpharetta High School (Alpharetta, Ga.) and earned first team All-State, first team All-County, first team All-Region, second team All-Area, first team All-Conference, Alpharetta High School Offensive MVP, and AHS Scholar Athlete honors in his senior and junior seasons
• Named the Georgia Rising Senior Bowl MVP with a 237-passing yard performance, and rushing for 56 yards with three total touchdowns in the game.
• Participated in baseball, earning first team All-Region honors.
• Follow Dobbs on Twitter at @josh_dobbs1.
• Follow Hooker on Instagram at @joshdobbs.
• Born Robert Joshua Dobbs on Jan. 26, 1995 in Alpharetta, Ga.

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Recent Games

1@PanthersW 26 - 24
2JetsL 30 - 31
3SteelersW 29 - 17
4@FalconsL 20 - 23
5ChargersL 28 - 30
6PatriotsL 15 - 38
7@RavensL 20 - 23
8BengalsW 32 - 13
10@DolphinsL 17 - 39
11@BillsL 23 - 31
12BuccaneersW 23 - 17
15@JetsW 20 - 17
16TexansL 14 - 19
17CowboysL 13 - 27203923261121267.53124021
18@JaguarsL 16 - 2020291796.21141482.45326.4021

Career Stats

QB Career

2018Pittsburgh Steelers50612433.60100244112.80
2020Pittsburgh Steelers104520.4000079.2220100
2022Tennessee Titans22406841162262673.88445.5042