Matt Dobson - 2013
S 6-0 206 So.
Monticello, Fla. (North Florida Christian)
FRESHMAN (2012): Made a name for himself as a hard hitter on special teams… Caught attention of defensive coaches with outstanding plays leading to switch to safety prior to spring practice… Sharp player who is learning the defensive system and had three tackles in Blue-White spring game… One of seven true freshmen to see significant time on the field in 2012… Connected with Zach Walker for 29-yard touchdown pass vs. Howard… Saw action in 12 games on special teams with appearances in three games at the quarterback position… Recorded 13 total tackles (8u, 5a) on special teams… Had career-best four total tackles (3u, 1a) at Furman… Recorded two total tackles on three occasions… Earned a 3.67 grade point average for spring 2013 semester and honored for second-straight semester as a member of the University’s Dean’s List for GPAs of 3.5 or above after posting 3.92 in fall 2012.
PREP: Played for head coach Robert Craft at North Florida Christian in Tallahassee, Fla... Four year starter at North Florida Christian School, playing two years at safety and two at quarterback... Completed 174 of 303 pass attempts for 2,509 yards and 26 touchdowns in 2011... Also carried the ball 98 times for 828 yards and 15 scores on the ground... Finished his career at North Florida with 4,297 yards passing and 42 touchdowns on 304 completions in 526 attempts... On the ground he carried the ball 192 times for 1,415 yards and 20 touchdowns... Ranked as the #29 best dual-threat quarterback by Rivals.com and the 57th overall quarterback by ESPN... Three-star quarterback by both associations... First Team All-State selection both seasons at quarterback... Tallahassee QB Club Offensive Player of the Year in 2010 and MVP in 2011... Named All-District by the Florida Athletic Coaches Association... Appeared in the Florida Athletic Coaches Association and the Florida-Georgia War of the Border All-Star Game in 2011... Led North Florida to two state titles and a 38-8 record during his career... Post a top-10 GPA in all four years of varsity football and was named to the National Honor Society... Lettered four times in football and served as team captain his senior year.
PERSONAL: Born Matthew Dobson on January 15, 1993 in Tallahassee, Fla... Son of Terry and Ronda Dobson... Has two siblings Stephanie Bean and Chelsea Jenkins.
MAJOR: Planning on majoring in Health and Physical Education.