The No 1 Athlete in Texas for 2017, J.K. Dobbins Talks about his game and Charlie Strong

J.K. Dobbins is one of the most explosive running backs in the class of 2017. The 5-foot-9, 185-pound Dobbins checks in from La Grange (Texas) and is a wanted man.

J.K. Dobbins holds offers from Texas, Oklahoma, TCU, Texas A&M and Arizona State to name a few.  He is the No 56 ranked player regardless of position, No 6 ranked athlete in 2017, the No 1 ranked athlete in the Midland region and the No 1 ranked athlete in the state of Texas.

 

“Its been a great experience and very fun,” J.K. Dobbins said.

 

What advice would the speedy athlete give someone about to enter the recruiting process?

 

“Just enjoy it don’t rush anything if your heart isn’t set on it because its a big decision,” Dobbins said.

 

Charlie Strong has made a big impression on Dobbins and his family.

 

“I think Charlie is a great coach and he’s genuine about everything he says and I think he has the Longhorns on the rise,” Dobbins said.

 

What makes Dobbins one of the most heavily recruited backs in the class of 2017?

 

“I am a very patient runner and I run aggressive,” Dobbins said.

 

Dobbins is not sure where he will take his next visit but Texas fans can expect to see him back in Austin some time soon.

 

Scout.com Take

 

Bit of a different breed from a speed and agility perspective. He's one of those guys who seems almost impossible to bring down as he ducks and dodges tackles and at times makes defenders look silly as they end up just grasping at air where Dobbins used to be. Versatile in the fact that you can line him up in the backfield or split him out wide. Also has the speed to get to the edge on sweep plays. Also a dangerous threat as a return weapon. –GP

 

2014: Dobbins had a monster sophomore year, rushing for 2,230 yards and 37 touchdowns, while catching nine passes for 161 yards and two scores.

 

2013: Dobbins' debut as a freshman saw him finish the season with 244 rushing yards and two touchdowns on only 10 carries. He caught 18 passes for 405 yards and four touchdowns, while also returning a kickoff for a score. 


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