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2017 NFL Draft Scouting Notes: Joshua Dobbs, QB, Tennessee

Today in scouting notes we look at another QB who will be in the 2017 NFL Draft. Be sure to come back in the near future for the full scouting report.
Joshua Dobbs QB. 6’3 207 LBS. (Senior) Tennessee 

The Positives.

1) Has good NFL size

2) Usually plays with good fundamentals, setting his feet, squaring his hips, and stepping into throws.

3) Dual threat QB who is very mobile, and can gain yards with his legs.

4) Shows good “escape ability” in the pocket.

The Negatives.

1) Has just ok arm strength, has a bit of a long delivery.

2) Plays mostly out of the shotgun, and like most college QB’s will have to adjust to huddling up in moat NFL offenses.

3) Inconsistent accuracy.

Joshua Dobbs is an interesting prospect at QB. He has good NFL size at 6’3 207 LBS. He is a dual threat QB who gained 671 yards and 11 TD’s with his running ability. He has decent arm strength, but it may be an issue with some GM’S as they wonder how Dobbs would fair in their weather conditions. He plays with good fundamentals more often than he doesn’t, setting his feet, squaring his hips, stepping into his throws, but his accuracy tends to be inconsistent. Dobbs also has a bit of a long delivery, which coaches at the NFL level will try to coach out of him. He completed 59.6 % of his passes for 2,291 yards, 15 TD’s and only 5 INT’s. His running ability will make him an attractive player to some, having gained over 600 yards on the ground last season. If Dobbs comes in this year with better arm strength, and improves his accuracy, then he may be a high round draft pick. If the arm strength and accuracy don’t improve however, I would put a mid round grade on him.

Lijah Spencer wrote this piece of Joshua Dobbs. You can follow him on Twitter @tweaked74

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