Vols Counting on Joshua Dobbs to Thrive in Leadership Role
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee quarterback Joshua Dobbs understands how much the Volunteers are relying on him.
Dobbs must build on the momentum he established late last season and emerge as one of the Southeastern Conference’s top quarterbacks for the Vols to compete for an Eastern Division title.
Tennessee coach Butch Jones says he wants "a CEO quarterback" who takes ownership of the team.
As Tennessee opened spring practice Tuesday, Dobbs said that, "everything I preach, I have to obviously do it on and off the field, and I hold them accountable to that as well."
Tennessee also needs Dobbs to play well.
At least for now, the Vols don’t have much of a backup plan, since Dobbs is the only scholarship quarterback returning from last year’s team.
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