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Josh Dobbs Calls Out ESPN Writer Who Said He'd Be "Average" At Stanford

Tennessee quarterback Joshua Dobbs is as well-known for his impressive academic resume as he is for his on-field exploits.

He was a 4.0 student with perfect attendance in high school and is now an aerospace engineering major at UT. He completed a prestigious internship at Pratt and Whitney, a global aerospace manufacturer, last summer. The phrase "student-athlete" is often looked at cynically, but Dobbs embodies what it means to be one.

Yesterday, ESPN Pac-12 writer Ted Miller commented that while Dobbs' story may be impressive, he'd simply be an "average guy" at Stanford, an institution known for its rigorous academic standards.

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"Josh Dobbs at Tennessee is a fantastic story. He's an average guy at Stanford" - @TedMillerRK with @ESPNMcGee

Fair or foul?

— John Hayes (@JohnHayes730) April 13, 2016

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Fair or foul?

— John Hayes (@johnP_hayes) April 13, 2016

No one is doubting the intelligence levels of Stanford players, but to trivialize Dobbs' accomplishments like this seems lame on Miller's part.

Dobbs was clearly unhappy with Miller and Fox Sports' Clay Travis, who agreed with Miller's assessment. He called both men out on Twitter.

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">@withrowzone some people just don't understand.

@withrowzone some people just don't understand. @ClayTravishttps://t.co/N7cprgoaxn

— Josh Dobbs (@josh_dobbs1) April 14, 2016

">@ClayTravis https://t.co/N7cprgoaxn

— Josh Dobbs (@josh_dobbs1)

@withrowzone some people just don't understand. @ClayTravishttps://t.co/N7cprgoaxn

— Josh Dobbs (@josh_dobbs1) April 14, 2016

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Can't really fault Dobbs here at all. 

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