Mark Dodson
Mark Dodson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Whitehaven

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 198

Position:
RB

Experience:
1L


08/28/2014

Ole Miss Pulls Away Late, Wins 35-13

Rebels Win Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game with Breakout Fourth Quarter vs. Boise State

08/28/2014

Postgame Notes: Ole Miss vs. Boise State

05/13/2014

Ole Miss Football Spring Review

Rebels Prepare For 2014 Season

04/05/2014

Ole Miss Closes Spring with Regions Bank Grove Bowl

Offense Wins the Day at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium

11/16/2013

Ole Miss vs. Troy Postgame Notes

Rushed for 10 yards and caught two passes for 69 yards and a score in the 2014 spring game.

2013: Played in 11 games, seeing time on special teams and at running back ... Recorded 124 rushing yards and a touchdown, one catch for a 30-yard touchdown and one kick return for 20 yards on the season ... Earned first letter ... vs. Southeast Missouri (9/7/13): Made his college debut and rushed twice for 12 yards ... Also posted a tackle after an Ole Miss interception ... vs. Idaho (10/26/13): Career highs with seven rushes for 57 yards and caught first career pass from Barry Brunetti for a 30-yard TD ... vs. Arkansas (11/9/13): Rushed twice for 11 yards ... vs. Troy (11/16/13): Ran 10 times for 46 yards and his first career rushing TD, and posted a tackle ... vs. #8 Missouri (11/23/13): Ran once for -2 yards and made his first career kick return for 20 yards ... Graduated high school early and joined the team in the spring ... Member of the 2013 signing class.

HIGH SCHOOL: 2012 Tennessee Gatorade Player of the Year ... Led Whitehaven to a 15-0 record and the 2012 Tennessee 6A state title a year after finishing runner-up ... Rated a 4-star recruit by all of the major scouting services ... Ranked the nation's No. 5 all-purpose back and No. 149 overall prospect by Rivals.com ... Ranked the No. 13 RB in the country by Tom Lemming, No. 22 by 247Sports.com, No. 26 by ESPN.com and No. 35 by Scout.com ... Rated the No. 5 player in Tennessee by Rivals.com, No. 7 by ESPN.com and No. 8 by 247Sports.com ... A first team Class 6A All-State selection by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association as a senior ... District 16-AAA Player of the Year ... Rushed for 3,295 yards and 37 touchdowns as a senior ... Ran for 318 yards and five TDs in the state championship game against Maryville, scoring the 2-point conversion that won the game in overtime ... Finished his prep career as the all-time leading rusher in Shelby County history with nearly 7,000 yards ... Played in the City of Memphis All-Star Game ... Rushed for 2,100 yards on 110 carries with 28 TDs as a junior en route to TSWA 6A All-State honors ... Finalist for the 2011 Tennessee Mr. Football Class AAA Back award ... Rushed for 1,500 yards and 22 TDs as a sophomore ... Coached in high school by Rodney Saulsberry.

PERSONAL: Son of Sharica Jackson-Taylor and Mark Dodson Sr. ... Full name is Mark Anthony Dodson Jr. ... Born: March 13, 1995 ... Majoring in criminal justice ... Made U.M.A.A. Honor Roll for Spring 2014.

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