Tennessee QB Joshua Dobbs wins weekly Walter Camp honor
Tennessee quarterback Joshua Dobbs was named the Walter Camp Football Bowl Subdivision National Offensive Player of the Week on Sunday.
Dobbs completed 25-of-42 passes for a career-high 312 passing yards and three touchdowns on Saturday. The junior also ran for 118 yards and two touchdowns to lead Tennessee to a 38-31 comeback win over UGA on Saturday at Neyland Stadium.
Dobbs is the only player in Tennessee history to throw for 300 yards and rush for 100 yards in a game – and he’s done it twice. Only two other SEC players have accomplished that feat. Former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel did it four times. Former Florida quarterback Tim Tebow did it once. Dobbs passed the mark last season against South Carolina.
Dobbs is the fourth Tennessee player to earn Walter Camp National Player of the Week honors since 2004. He is the first Vol to win the award since Eric Ainge on Oct. 8, 2006.