… If he has the year that I think he should have, then our offense should really take the next step.”. Aside from Paul Richardson, no other player at the position has produced, or let alone played, on Sundays. [9] However, Vila suffered an injury and was forced to pull out of the bout. [3] Dodson is half African-American, half Filipino. Unless otherwise stated, all photos are provided with permission from the Minnesota Vikings and courtesy of Vikings.com and the Vikings’ photographers. Statistically, Doctson’s 2018 wasn’t much better. "He was high jumping and ran the [4x400-meter relay]. Dodson was selected as a part of Team Mayhem, he was the first bantamweight chosen for the team (fourth overall). In cutting its roster down to 53 players, Washington let go of Josh Doctson and Samaje Perine. Chip Kelly left his wife for touchdowns. [16], On September 2, 2019, Doctson signed with the Minnesota Vikings on a one-year deal. That was a huge impact on my life.". Want Vikings news straight to your inbox? Vila was replaced by former Shooto champion Mamoru Yamaguchi. Compare that to Josh Doctson, who won 90% of his contested catches, and the comparison becomes starker. As a kid, Doctson was a basketball player and never thought about football until around high school, when he started at Mansfield- Legacy, near where his family had settled. “I think that kind of took away a lot of the pressures in knowing that this sport is a game that has highs and lows like life.”. Despite having a 1–1 record under the Ultimate Warrior Challenge promotion, he was awarded shot at the vacant UWC flyweight title at UWC 7. [27] Dodson won the fight via TKO due to a doctor stoppage between rounds two and three after a knee he threw late in the second round. Twice. [35] The bout took place at a catchweight of 136.5 lbs as Lineker missed weight. He’s about halfway through it. Four months later he did another submission tournament, winning that at the intermediate level. [51], On June 16, 2020, news surfaced that with one fight left on his prevailing contract, Dodson re-signed a five-fight deal with the UFC. At UWC 8, Dodson defeated previously unbeaten Jesse Riggleman via unanimous decision. Josh Doctson isn’t upset Redskins didn’t pick up his option, hopes to have a big season. With the 22nd pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Washington Redskins selected wide receiver Josh Doctson of TCU. 25 Liberty. ... BTY my wife has a “thing” for Sully Erna the lead singer of Godsmack! [14], In 2018, Doctson played in 15 games with 12 starts, finishing as the Redskins second-leading receiver with 44 catches for 532 yards and two touchdowns. Copyright © 2020 The Washington Times, LLC.

Second-year wide receiver Josh Doctson came up with perhaps the best catch of his career when the Redskins needed it most, a 38-yard grab that set up the game-winning score over the Seahawks. Team Miller and formerly competed in Ultimate Fighting Championship were he was a 2-time Title Challenger, … 0. [15], Dodson faced promotional newcomer Jussier Formiga on October 5, 2012 at UFC on FX 5. He’s also known to be a hard worker with great character and intangibles. He has also played for the Minnesota Vikings. Some may even just be speculating, feeling duped by pre-Draft smoke, or trying to make a prediction seem slightly more accurate. here for reprint permission, With injuries and COVID-19 cases, Packers and 49ers will still play as scheduled, In virus era, bubbles provide game-changing lessons learned, With room to operate, here’s who the Nationals could target in free agency, Despite 8 players on Reserve/COVID-19 list, it’s business as usual for Ravens. He grew up in Albuquerque and later moved to Edgewood, New Mexico with his family. All rights reserved.

[7], With the lack of fights materializing at flyweight, Dodson began taking fights at featherweight and bantamweight as well. The 6-2, 205-pound Doctson will likely be one of a few wideouts that Gang Green adds this offseason. As proud as he is of what Vikings Territory has become, his real treasures are in his home... a beautiful wife and three amazing children (and a dog named Percy). Next season will likely be the most important of Doctson’s career to date. He attended Moriarty High School in Moriarty, New Mexico. Justin Jefferson Has Been the Vikings Biggest Positive So Far. Twice. With age, you kind of find more interests.”, TOP STORIES BTY my wife has a “thing” for Sully Erna the lead singer of Godsmack! [13] The following play running back Rob Kelley scored a touchdown winning the game for the Redskins with a final score of 17–14. He made his first career reception in the season opener in a 16–38 loss on Monday Night Football to the Pittsburgh Steelers. However, the Redskins deserve credit for ending each of their tenures here as opposed to dragging them out further. Supreme Court orders Pennsylvania Democrats to respond in ballot dispute (Jeff Haynes / AP) Then he received difficult news. [15] On August 31, 2019, the Redskins released Doctson. Adam Warwas (Founder) has been writing about the Vikings for a total of eight years. If Doctson is actually motivated to have a big 2019, he’s not saying so — telling reporters he doesn’t have to prove “nothing to nobody” next season. Dodson was expected to fight at Tachi Palace Fights 9 against Alexis Vila. So over the course of last season, the 26-year-old did something unconventional for someone his age. Football Player Josh Doctson Contact Details, Address, Phone Number – contact number, house address, mobile number, biography, email ID, website and other contact information is listed here with the residence or house address. [18] He was designated for return from injured reserve on October 30, 2019, and began practicing with the team again. Josh Doctson, the Redskins' 2016 first round draft pick, broke his collar bone in a football scrimmage when he was 16 years old. He had 36 receptions for 440 yards and four touchdowns that season.

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He eventually landed on the scout team, shortly grabbing the attention of head coach Gary Patterson and joining the starting rotation the next year. As if he hadn't gone through enough, Doctson injured his left wrist in November. "I didn't want to stop playing football. [49], Dodson faced Nathaniel Wood on February 15, 2020 at UFC Fight Night 167. The Washington Redskins released former first-round receiver Josh Doctson, the team announced Saturday. Josh Doctson needed an outlet away from football. Judges have tossed Trump campaign challenges in Michigan, Georgia. But can he be more than a stopgap? I don’t know if the Vikings had Treadwell as their top receiver. [34], Dodson faced John Lineker on October 1, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 96. Lorenzo 4 years ago Remember Chris Carter he caught everything thrown to him he also ran a …

We need his production. [28], Dodson faced Zach Makovsky on May 23, 2015 at UFC 187. In Treadwell, the Vikings got a prospect with the potential to come in and immediately contribute as a dependable target with a large catch radius, a phenomenal run blocker, and a red zone threat to hopefully keep defenses honest in an area where the 2015 Vikings struggled greatly. “Everybody needs kind of a different twist of life, what life can throw at you, what life can be about.”. [9] During pregame warmups in Week 3 against the New York Giants, Doctson aggravated his Achilles injury keeping him sidelined until October 21, 2016, when he was placed on injured reserve. Washington selected Doctson with the 22nd overall pick in the 2016 draft, but he missed 14 games his rookie season because of an Achilles injury. He competed in one other amateur bout before turning pro. The Redskins second-year defensive lineman journeyed back to Bryant-Denny Stadium with his wife Hannah Franklin Allen.Â, The prized second-round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft is coming to Washington seeking the opportunity to be a game-changing player.Â. Navy’s home game against Tulsa postponed by AAC amid virus outbreak, 49ers close facility after Bourne’s positive COVID-19 test, Stafford on Reserve/COVID-19 list, wife says he’s negative, Jackpot! John Thomas Dodson III (born September 26, 1984) is an American mixed martial artist.A professional MMA competitor since 2004, Dodson has made a name for himself fighting mainly in the Southwest region. [6], Doctson was drafted in the first round, 22nd overall, by the Washington Redskins in the 2016 NFL Draft. I just took initiative to make sure I got back from that wrist and made sure the doubts and everything weren't overshadowing my success...This truly is a blessing.". He said he knows he won’t be the first free agent, or the last. In wrestling Dodson was a two-time state champion, one time state runner-up and four time district champion. In the end, they'll both go down as failures.

Dodson won the fight via TKO in the first round to become the first Bantamweight winner of The Ultimate Fighter competition. It's never easy to admit when you were wrong. John Thomas Dodson III (born September 26, 1984) is an American mixed martial artist. The wide receiver ended his three-year career with the Horned Frogs with 179 catches for 2,784 yards and 29 touchdowns, accounting for two of the three 1,000-yards receiving seasons in the school's history.

He was the winner of the Spike TV's The Ultimate Fighter: Team Bisping vs. Copyright © 2020 Washington Football Team. Source tells me @Chiefs tried to trade up for @SuccessfulQuon, who went to @Vikings at No. Others may simply consider Teddy Bridgewater’s and Treadwell’s skill sets to be a mismatch. Second-year corner Adonis Alexander represented the team in the Bahamas on Thursday, distributing supplies to aid in the relief efforts following Hurricane Dorian.Â. Josh Doctson (born December 3, 1992) is an American football wide receiver for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL).