Josh Dobbs’ ‘bright future’ already here with UT Vols

Tennessee quarterback Joshua Dobbs (11) shakes hands along the route of the Vol Walk before their game against Auburn Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 in Neyland Stadium.     (MICHAEL PATRICK/NEWS SENTINEL)

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Tennessee quarterback Joshua Dobbs (11) shakes hands along the route of the Vol Walk before their game against Auburn Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 in Neyland Stadium. (MICHAEL PATRICK/NEWS SENTINEL)

KNOXVILLE — Jason Dukes was sitting in his living room watching college football three Saturday afternoons ago.

His television was tuned to the Tennessee-Alabama game in Tuscaloosa, where the top-ranked Crimson Tide had cruised to a 35-0 halftime lead against the Volunteers.

Yet the start of the second half brought Dukes to his feet.

The Alpharetta (Ga.) High School football coach watched with excitement as Josh Dobbs, the Tennessee freshman who quarterbacked Dukes’ Raiders teams the past two seasons, made his debut for the Vols.

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