What Scouts Say: "Centerback who was Tulsa's vocal leader ... Hard worker ... Athleticism average and with ball average ... Great college career and great college player but not sure how it translates in MLS ... Don't know how Matt's going to make it either but definitely good, solid, confident player ... He faded ... Not one of their better players."
SENIOR (2012): Started all 21 matches in which he appeared. Helped Tulsa post 8 shutouts.
JUNIOR (2011) - Started all 13 games.
SOPHOMORE (2010) - Started in 15 of 17 games . . . was named to the C-USA All-Tournament team ... was named as TU's Defensive Player of the Year.
FRESHMAN (2009) - Played in 20 games and earned three starting assignments.
PRIOR TO TULSA - Was a three-year letterwinner at Marquette High School . . . scored 23 goals and had 21 assists for 67 career points . . . as a senior, had eight goals and five assists . . . was named as the 2008-09 Suburban West Conference Player of the Year after leading his team to an SWC Championship . . . served as team captain as a junior and senior . . . was named the Best Defender as a freshman, junior and senior, and was the team MVP his freshman and senior seasons . . . picked up first-team all-conference honors as a junior and senior, and earned third-team all-metro accolades during his senior campaign . . . was also a two-year letterwinner in basketball.
CLUB: Played for the Scott Gallagher and Lou Fusz Soccer Club teams for a combined 12 years . . . helped the LFS club team to three state championships, the Best of the Midwest Championship, the Germantown Invitational Championship, the St. Louis Challenge Cup Championship and the 2002 3v3 Got Milk Regional Championship.
PERSONAL - A management major . . . born October 20, 1990 . . . his sister, Jenna, plays soccer at Missouri State . . . son of Barb and Olen Dobkins . . . was named to the Tulsa President's List as a freshman, and to the Dean's List as a sophomore and junior . . . was a C-USA Academic Medalist as a freshman, sophomore and junior . . . was named to the C-USA All-Academic Soccer Team as a junior . . . picked up Capital One Academic All-District VII first team accolades as a junior.