Arthur Hobbs (gridiron football)

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Arthur Hobbs
Orlando Predators
Position: Defensive back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-11-18) November 18, 1989 (age 26)
Place of birth: San Diego, California
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school: Spring Valley (CA) Mount Miguel
College: Nebraska–Kearney
Undrafted: 2012
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Career CFL statistics
Tackles: 32
Interceptions: 2
Fumble recoveries: 1
Career Arena statistics
Tackles: 3.5
Forced fumbles: 1
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Arthur Hobbs (born November 18, 1989) is an American football defensive back for the Orlando Predators of the Arena Football League (AFL). Hobbs attended Mount Miguel High School in Spring Valley, California. He first enrolled at Grossmont College before transferring to the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Hobbs has been a member of the San Diego Chargers, Hamilton Tiger-Cats,[1]Calgary Stampeders and Orlando Predators.[2]

Professioncal career[edit]

San Diego Chargers[edit]

Hobbs was signed by the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League (NFL) on May 14, 2012 after going undrafted in the 2012 NFL Draft. He was released by the Chargers on September 1, 2012. He was signed to the Chargers' practice squad on December 26, 2012.[3]

Hamilton Tiger-Cats[edit]

Hobbs signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League (CFL) on April 11, 2013.[4] In his first season in the CFL Hobbs contributed 32 defensive tackles, 2 special teams tackles and 2 interceptions. The Tiger-Cats lost in the championship game that season. He was released by the Tiger-Cats on May 21, 2014.[5]

Orlando Predators[edit]

Hobbs was signed by the Orlando Predators of the AFL on October 2, 2014.[6] On May 10, 2016, Hobbs was placed on reassignment. On May 17, 2016, Hobbs was assigned to the Predators again. On May 19, 2016, Hobbs was placed on reassignment. On May 25, 2016, Hobbs was assigned to the Predators.[7] On June 28, 2016, Hobbs was placed on reassignment.[8]

Calgary Stampeders[edit]

Hobbs signed a contract with the Calgary Stampeders of the CFL on January 25, 2015.[9] He was released by the Stampeders on May 5, 2015.[10]

Orlando Predators[edit]

On July 7, 2016, Hobbs was assigned to the Orlando Predators.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ARTHUR HOBBS". ticats.ca. Retrieved April 12, 2014. [dead link]
  2. ^ Edwards, Drew (May 21, 2014). "The CFLPA offer and the Ticats moves". Retrieved June 7, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Arthur Hobbs". kffl.com. Archived from the original on December 5, 2014. Retrieved October 3, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Transactions 2013". cfl.ca. Retrieved October 3, 2014. 
  5. ^ "May 2014". cfl.ca. Retrieved October 3, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Predators Add WR Antonio Robinson, DB Arthur Hobbs". arenafan.com. October 2, 2014. Retrieved October 3, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Team Transactions". arenafan.com. Archived from the original on June 8, 2016. Retrieved June 8, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Orlando Predators". arenafootball.com. Archived from the original on July 1, 2016. Retrieved July 1, 2016. 
  9. ^ "Transactions". cfl.ca. Archived from the original on August 12, 2015. Retrieved August 12, 2015. 
  10. ^ Gazzola, Paul (May 5, 2015). "Stampeders trade defensive back Ryan Mouton to Blue Bombers". thescore.com. Archived from the original on August 12, 2015. Retrieved August 12, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Team Transactions". arenafan.com. Retrieved July 8, 2016.