Minnesota Vikings quarterback Josh Dobbs was awarded the Nickelodeon Valuable Player Award for Week 9 of the 2023 NFL season. Dobbs threw for 268 yards and two touchdowns in the Vikings’ 27-19 victory over the New Orleans Saints. He also led the team in rushing with 41 yards.
The Nickelodeon Valuable Player Award is given to the player who performs the best in the eyes of kids who watch the NFL on Nickelodeon. Dobbs was a popular choice for the award, as he was praised for his playmaking ability and his engaging personality.
Dobbs is in his seventh season in the NFL, but this is his first season as a starter. He was signed by the Vikings in early November after starting quarterback Kirk Cousins suffered a concussion. Dobbs has made the most of his opportunity, leading the Vikings to two consecutive wins.
In addition to his success on the field, Dobbs is also known for his intelligence and his dedication to education. He graduated from the University of Tennessee with a degree in aerospace engineering. After his NFL career is over, Dobbs plans to pursue a career in engineering.
Dobbs is a role model for young athletes everywhere. He shows that it is possible to be successful in both sports and academics. He is also a reminder that dreams can come true, even if you have to take a long and winding road to get there.
Dobbs Makes a Strong Impression on NASA Bosses
Dobbs’ intelligence and dedication to education have made him a popular figure at NASA. He has visited the Johnson Space Center in Houston on multiple occasions and has met with NASA engineers and astronauts.
Dobbs’ most recent visit to NASA was in October of 2023. During the visit, he met with NASA Administrator Bill Nelson and other top NASA officials. He also toured the Johnson Space Center and learned about NASA’s latest missions.
Nelson was impressed with Dobbs’ knowledge of engineering and his passion for space exploration. He said that Dobbs is “an inspiration to young people everywhere” and that he is “excited to see what the future holds for him.”
Dobbs’ relationship with NASA is a reminder that athletes can use their platform to promote STEM education and inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers.