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Aaron Dobson
WR #83
Height:
6-3
Weight:
205
Age:
26
College:
Marshall
Hometown:
Dunbar, WV
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2016):

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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 53 698 13.2 81 4 0 0 -- 0 0 1 0
2016 DET 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 NE 8 3 13 141 10.8 24 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 NE 4 1 3 38 12.7 16 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 NE 12 9 37 519 14 81T 4 -- -- -- -- -- 1 0

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Biography

Pro Career:

Originally selected by the New England Patriots in the second round (59th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft. Released on 9/3/16. Signed with Detroit Lions on 9/21/16 and was released on 9/24/16. Re-signed with Lions on 9/27/16. Released on 10/8/16. Signed a future contract with the Cardinals on 1/5/17.

2016: Signed with the Lions on 9/21 and was released on 9/24 … re-signed with Detroit on 9/27 … inactive @ Chi (10/2) … released on 10/8.

2015: Played in eight games (three starts) and finished with 13 receptions for 141 yards … tied career high with seven catches for 87 yards @ Buf (9/20) … inactive Games 4-5 … had two receptions for 18 yards vs. NYJ (10/25) … logged a 17-yard reception vs. Buf (11/23), but left the game after suffering an ankle injury on the play … placed on injured reserve (ankle) on 11/26.

Pro Career:

Originally selected by the New England Patriots in the second round (59th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft. Released on 9/3/16. Signed with Detroit Lions on 9/21/16 and was released on 9/24/16. Re-signed with Lions on 9/27/16. Released on 10/8/16. Signed a future contract with the Cardinals on 1/5/17.

2016: Signed with the Lions on 9/21 and was released on 9/24 … re-signed with Detroit on 9/27 … inactive @ Chi (10/2) … released on 10/8.

2015: Played in eight games (three starts) and finished with 13 receptions for 141 yards … tied career high with seven catches for 87 yards @ Buf (9/20) … inactive Games 4-5 … had two receptions for 18 yards vs. NYJ (10/25) … logged a 17-yard reception vs. Buf (11/23), but left the game after suffering an ankle injury on the play … placed on injured reserve (ankle) on 11/26.

2014: Appeared in four games (one start) and had three catches for 38 yards after being slowed by offseason foot surgery … inactive for eight of first 11 games … injured hamstring @ GB (11/30) and was placed on injured reserve on 12/4.

2013: Played in 12 games with nine starts as a rookie, catching 37 passes for 519 yards and four TDs … inactive (hamstring) @ Buf (9/8) … made NFL debut vs. NYJ (9/12) and had three receptions for 56 yards and his first career TD, a 39-yard score that came on his first NFL play … made first start vs. TB (9/22) and had a career-high seven catches for 52 yards … had two receptions @ Cin (10/6), including a 53-yarder in the fourth quarter that set up a FG … posted a career-best 130 yards and two TDs on five receptions vs. Pit (11/3); had a career-long 81-yard TD catch in the fourth quarter, giving him the two longest catches by any Patriot in 2013 (along with his 53-yarder against the Bengals) … suffered foot injury vs. Den (11/24) and was inactive the next three games … returned to start final two games of the regular season … inactive (foot) in Divisional Playoff vs. Ind (1/11/14) … saw action in AFC Championship Game @ Den (1/19/14) and caught two passes for 33 yards.

College:

Started 36 of 47 games played, finishing his career ranked 10th on the school’s all-time list with 165 receptions and ninth in program history with 2,398 receiving yards … tied Troy Brown for fourth in Marshall history with 24 career TD catches … had seven 100-yard receiving games … also saw brief action on defense and special teams, recording six tackles and one pass defensed.

Personal:

Attended South Charleston (WV) High School where he finished his career with 108 receptions for 2,365 yards and 32 TDs and added 10 INTs (two returned for TDs) … as a senior in 2008, had 45 catches for 1,298 yards and 17 TDs while recording seven INTs on defense to help team finish 14-0 and win state championship … named first-team All-State and the Kanawha Valley Player of the Year … chosen to the 2009 USA Football Junior National Team and helped the U-19 Team USA to the first ever World Championship … also played basketball and track and was a two-time first-team All-State selection in basketball … majored in General Studies.

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