When the New England Patriots drafted wide receiver Aaron Dobson out of Marshall in the second round of the NFL Draft, there were two elements of his game that stood out to Patriots fans. The first was a clip of one of the best catches of the year in 2011, in which Dobson reaches back and reels in a jaw-dropping, one-handed catch in the end zone for the Thundering Herd. The second...
A big, sure-handed wide receiver from Marshall University, Aaron Dobson has developed from a two-star recruit to a potential Day 2 NFL draft pick.
We talked with the Marshall Thundering Blog about the Senior Bowl participant.
Tale of the Tape
Height- 6’ 3”
Weight- 210 pounds
Can you give some background info on him and a quick overview of his career?
It was a catch that got its share of replays last year, a backhanded touchdown grab by Marshall's Aaron Dobson between two East Carolina defenders.
Dobson's athleticism isn't lost on No. 11 West Virginia. When the Mountaineers face Marshall on Saturday, they must find a way to keep the senior wide receiver from doing similar things to them.
''It was a great...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Aaron Dobson had "The Catch" in last month's regular-season finale for the Marshall football...
Marshall beat East Carolina 34-27 Saturday to become bowl eligible at 6-6. They were down at halftime but tied things up and then won it in overtime. But it’s not the success of the Thundering Herd that matters; it’s the one-handed catch made by receiver Aaron Dobson in the second quarter that is stealing all [...]
This has to be the catch of the year in college football. Watch Aaron Dobson of Marshall fly up for a backwards one handed catch.
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The Marshall Thundering Herd became bowl eligible for the first time under head coach Doc Halliday this past Saturday after triumphing over the East Carolina Pirates 34-27 in overtime. Junior WR Aaron Dobson hauled in four passes for 110-yards and a pair of touchdowns on the day, the best one of them being this sick one-handed touchdown grab despite good coverage by the East...
We've seen some pretty awesome plays this season, but Marshall receiver Aaron Dobson delivered one that many might consider the best catch of the season.
With 39 seconds remaining in the first half against East Carolina, Dobson wasn't able to turn his body around while being guarded in the end zone. So he reached out with the outside of his left hand, palmed the pass from...
For Marshall wide receiver Aaron Dobson, he's going to be on the highlights films for life with this amazing back handed catch against Eastern Carolina earlier today:
Aaron Dobson does not play third base and as far as we know, he is not Spiderman. He is, however, a wide receiver at Marshall. On Saturday, we saw this potential crossover confusion as Dobson ripped off one of the most ridiculous catches of the season. The catch came in the second quarter against East [...]