The young running back named J. K. Dobbins has made the news again with his latest injury. The American footballer suffered a major blow while playing for his team against the Washington Football Team. Dobbins is currently the star running back for the Baltimore Ravens. The young footballer had high hopes for the upcoming NFL season of the year. However, things are not looking good for him as of now. The young player injured himself during the pre-season game and was instantly taken back for medical care. After some time, they announced that he was out of the ongoing game completely as he could not continue. J. K. Dobbins has been making quite an impact in the football world since he was drafted during the NFL Draft in 2020.
Baltimore Ravens took the player in the second round of the NFL Draft and gave him a chance to prove himself as a running back for the team. Dobbins showed a lot of potential during the last NFL season in 2020 and proved that he would be taking the team further along the seasons. He has shown promising results, and therefore the team had high expectations for him during the upcoming NFL season. Although, he became the victim of an unfortunate event during the preseason game and suffered a major injury. So, what will be J. K. Dobbins’ fate for the upcoming season? Will he be playing for the Baltimore Ravens, or will they have to look out for a replacement? Let us go ahead and find out what is going on with the promising young footballer.
J. K. Dobbins Injury: Is He Coming Back For The NFL 2021 Season?
The running back footballer’s injury has become a major highlight of the American football world. The fans of the Baltimore Ravens and J. K. Dobbins fans too have been praying for the young footballers’ speedy recovery after he suffered a major blow during the preseason game against the Washington Football Team. However, the latest update about his injury is a big blow for the team as well as the fans. J. K. Dobbins will not be playing the entire NFL season this year. This news came out when the officials of the team confirmed that their star running back has torn his ACL.
This was shocking news for everyone as the young player was a promising player for the team. There were also huge expectations from him this year to help his team charge forward in the season. Even the experts were speculating that the young running back from the Baltimore Ravens had the chance of becoming a major highlighted candidate of this season. However, as unfortunate as it is for Dobbins, the truth is that his journey has ended for this season even before it could begin.
J. K. Dobbins suffered this major injury while he was running with the ball. Although, things got worse for him in an instant when he was hit by two defenders of the Washington Football Team. The players named Jordan Kunaszyk (Linebacker) and Jimmy Moreland (Cornerback) put Dobbins down on the ground hard. This blow hit his left leg severely as his left leg was locked out. He was seen lying on the ground holding his left knee in pain as the medical staff ran towards him.
More About J. K. Dobbins
The young American running back hails from the city of Houston in the state of Texas in the United States. He was born on 17th December 1998. He went on to study at La Grange High School, situated in the city of La Grange in Texas. J. K. Dobbins had an amazing time playing football in high school. In addition to that, his football career in high school was a significant highlight, with 74 touchdowns and 5149 rushing yards.
He received over twenty scholarships offer for his tremendous high school football career. In addition to that, he was listed among the top ten players as promising players in the state of Texas. Moreover, he even made it to the list of the top fifty recruits in the United States by ESPN and 247Sports, which is a big deal. There were speculations that this young star would play college football for Texas or Oklahoma. However, he went on to sign with Ohio State University.