For today’s “Where Are They Now?”, we again are going to a guy known to fans in the early 2000s. This was a linebacker that started most of his games between 2003-2007, his entire tenure with the Jets. The spotlight is on “At Linebacker, #54, Victor Hobson!”
Victor Hobson was a local player, growing up in nearby Mt. Laurel Township, NJ, playing high school ball at a private school in Philadelphia. He also played for the “Fleetwood Indians” in Mt. Laurel, and holds the distinction of being the only player from that team to make it to the NFL.
College ball was played at the University of Michigan, where Hobson started 39 out of 49 career games. His career stats from college include 47 TFLs, good for fourth in school history.
Victor was chosen by the Jets in the second round of the 2003 NFL draft, with the 53rd pick overall. Her performed admirably for the team through 2007, take a look:
|2007||New York Jets||16||14||62||48||14||2.0||–||4||–||–||0.0||–||–||0|
|2006||New York Jets||16||16||100||66||34||6.0||0||2||1||9||9.0||9||0||0|
|2005||New York Jets||16||16||80||54||26||1.0||–||0||–||–||0.0||–||–||0|
|2004||New York Jets||12||10||45||30||15||0.0||–||2||1||2||2.0||2||0||0|
|2003||New York Jets||16||1||56||38||18||2.0||–||0||1||26||26.0||26||0||1|
Hobson has not been seen on a roster since 2008, but has used the past six years to make a career transition. He has taken the time to move into the entertainment industry as a Writer, producer, director, and philanthropist. Victor is married to L’tesia León Asensio also known as Film Director, Producer, Author and Screen Writer Tee Ashira Hobson. They have spent their time supporting important charities such as Muscular Dystrophy.
Linebacker, #54, Victor Hobson.