This is a 2022 photo of Jahan Dotson of the Washington Commanders NFL football team. This image reflects the Washington Commanders active roster as of Tuesday, June 14, 2022 when this image was taken. (AP Photo)

Jahan Dotson

WR

#1

Experience: R

Height: 5-11

Age: 22

Weight: 182 lbs

College: Penn State

2022 SEASON

  • REC
    35
  • YDS
    523
  • AVG
    14.94
  • TDS
    7
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Preseason

WKGame DateOPPRESULTRECYDSAVGLNGTDATTYDSAVGLNGTDFUMLOST
308/27/2022@RavensL 15 - 17
208/20/2022@ChiefsL 14 - 2422311.5120
108/13/2022PanthersL 21 - 23

Regular Season

WKGame DateOPPRESULTRECYDSAVGLNGTDATTYDSAVGLNGTDFUMLOST
1801/08/2023CowboysW 26 - 637224300
1701/01/2023BrownsL 10 - 2433712.3200
1612/24/2022@49ersL 20 - 3767612.7251
1512/19/2022GiantsL 12 - 20410526.2611
1312/04/2022@GiantsT 20 - 2055410.8281
1211/27/2022FalconsW 19 - 130000
1111/20/2022@TexansW 23 - 101131313013330
1011/15/2022@EaglesW 32 - 2111414140
911/06/2022VikingsL 17 - 20
810/30/2022@ColtsW 17 - 16
710/23/2022PackersW 23 - 21
610/14/2022@BearsW 12 - 7
510/09/2022TitansL 17 - 21
410/02/2022@CowboysL 10 - 2534314.3311
309/25/2022EaglesL 8 - 24210570
209/18/2022@LionsL 27 - 3645914.8401
109/11/2022JaguarsW 28 - 2234013.32421-10-10-100

Biography

The Washington Commanders selected wide receiver Jahan Dotson in the first round (No. 16 overall) of the 2022 NFL Draft. (Washington Traded their No. 11 overall pick to New Orleans Saints for picks 16,98,120).

Dotson is the 503rd selection made by Washington in the Common Draft era (since 1967) and the 65th first round selection made by the team since the institution of the draft in 1936.

Dotson is the 24th Penn State product selected by Washington and the fourth selected in the first round.

Dotson is the 61st wide receiver selected by Washington and the seventh wide receiver selected by Washington in the first round.

Dotson (5-11, 184) played in 42 games with 38 starts at Pennsylvania State University from 2018-21 and recorded 183 receptions for 2757 yards and 25 touchdowns. He additionally had eight carries for 18 yards and a touchdown. He ended his career as Penn State's all-time leader in punt return average (17.8) along with being tied for second all-time in career receptions and receiving touchdowns, and fourth in receiving yards.

In 2018, Dotson appeared in eight games, including four starts. He was one of 16 true freshmen to make their collegiate debut recording 13 receptions for 203 yards.

As a sophomore, Dotson started all 13 games at wide receiver, was third on the team in receptions (27), yardage (488) and touchdowns (5). He returned two punts for 39 yards (19.5 average) with a long return of 30 yards and ranked No. 5 in the Big Ten and No. 34 in the nation in yards per reception (18.07).

In 2020, he made nine starts recording 52 receptions for 884 yards (17.0 average) with eight touchdowns averaging 98.2 receiving yards per game. He led the Big Ten in receiving yardage (884, 19th nationally), earning an honorable mention All-America honors from Phil Steele, named All-Big Ten third team as a receiver (coaches and media), and selected honorable mention All-Big Ten as a punt returner (coaches and media).

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