Know About Josh Doctson; Stats, Contract, Draft, Injury, Dating, Age

Published Date: 04 Sep, 2019 Updated date: 04 Sep, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Two days after the Washington Redskins released him, Josh Doctson signed a one-year contract with the Minnesota Vikings. With the deal, he is set to rocket his career stats playing for the 11-time league champions.

Josh Doctson is an American football wide receiver who is playing in the National Football League (NFL) since 2016. Earlier, he enjoyed a successful college career with the Texas Christian University.

Josh Doctson Bio: Age, Height

The 26-years-of-age player was born as Josh Doctson on 3 December 1992 in Mansfield, Texas, the United States. He is the son of his parents, Tracy Styler-Jones and Michael Jones. Josh also has a brother named Jeremiah.

Josh attended Mansfield Legacy High School in his hometown, where he commenced his amateur football career. Besides, he was also a part of the basketball team. Subsequently, he carried his football journey further joining the Texas Christian University. Coming with a height of 6 feet and 2 inches (1.88 m), Josh recorded incredible stats with his college team.

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NFL Career Stats, Contract

Josh Doctson landed a place in the NFL after Washington Redskins picked him in the first round (22nd overall), of the 2016 NFL Draft. However, he sat out of the preseason following an Achilles injury. Josh recorded his first career reception in the season opener in a 16-38 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Unfortunately, he again aggravated his Achilles injury and remained out of the side until 21 October 2016.

During the third week of the 2017 season, Josh landed his first career touchdown on a 52-yard reception. He scored a final touchdown and won the game for the Redskins with a final score of 17-14 in the Thanksgiving game over the New York Giants.


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Josh was declined the fifth-year contract option by the Redskins on 1 May 2019. Later on 31 August, he was released by the team. Two days later, on 2 September 2019, Josh penned a year-long deal with the Minnesota Vikings.

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Is Josh Doctson Dating?

The 26-year old is yet to put light on his life behind the football field. No relationship history of Josh Doctson can be retrieved from the internet sources. Probably, he is single and completely focused on caressing his professional career.

Some Interesting Facts About Josh Doctson

  • Following his high-school career, Josh was rated by as a three-star recruit.
  • Before transferring to Texas Christian University, he committed to the University of Wyoming to play college football.
  • Josh’s career highlights include Consensus All-American (2015) and 1st Team All-Big 12 (2015).
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