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Victor Hobson
No. --     Free Agent
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1980-02-03) February 3, 1980 (age 40)
Place of birth: Mount Laurel Township, New Jersey
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 254 lb (115 kg)
Career information
College: Michigan
NFL Draft: 2003 / Round: 2 / Pick: 53
Debuted in 2003 for the New York Jets
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Stats at NFL.com

Victor Brian Hobson (born February 3, 1980) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the New York Jets in the second round of the 2003 NFL Draft. He played college football at Michigan. Hobson has also been a member of the New England Patriots, Cincinnati Bengals and Arizona Cardinals.


Early yearsEdit

Victor grew up in Mount Laurel Township<[1] and was a standout football player at St. Joseph's Preparatory School in Philadelphia. He played Fleetwood Indians football in Mount Laurel Township, and is the only player in Fleetwood Indians history to make it to the NFL.

College and Professional careerEdit

Hobson started 39 of 49 games during his career at the University of Michigan and recorded 277 tackles, 15 sacks, three fumble recoveries, four forced fumbles, and two interceptions. His 47 stops for a loss places him fourth all-time in Michigan history. After 6 years in the NFL, he has successfully transitioned into the entertainment industry as a Writer, producer, director, and philanthropist.

Personal Edit

Victor is married to L'tesia León Asensio also known as Film Director, Producer, Author and Screen Writer Tee Ashira Hobson. The couple started the Hobson & Hobson Outreach in spring 2006. Hobson and his wife has received recognition for their support in the Muscular Dystrophy Foundation and other special needs charities. They have pledged millions to set up homes in other countries including the United States for children and adults with special needs. They have five children.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Parrillo, Ray. "FAMILIAR FOE FOR MICHIGAN'S HOBSON THE SWIFT LINEBACKER, WHO STARRED AT ST. JOE'S PREP, KNOWS A LOT OF THE PENN STATE PLAYERS HE WILL FACE SATURDAY.", The Philadelphia Inquirer, November 9, 2000. Accessed March 25, 2011. "Hobson is a redshirted junior who grew up in Mount Laurel."

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