Running Back, 5'10", 205
Robinson High School
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HIGH SCHOOL Senior captain... Three-year starter at running back... Four-year varsity letterwinner... As senior, earned All-Hillsborough County honors after rushing for 770 yards and seven touchdowns... Helped Robinson Knights to 5-5 regular season in 2006 and state playoffs in 2005.. Named team's MVP running back following senior and sophomore seasons... Concluded prep career with more than 2,300 rushing yards and 32 touchdowns... Rushed for 78 rushing yards and a touchdown in postseason Hillsborough County East-West All-Star Football Game... Also earned varsity letters in basketball and track and field.
PERSONAL Jermaine Tino Doster... Son of Kelly Doster... Born Nov. 7, 1987 in Tampa... Brother of a beloved former Commodore, tailback Kwane Doster, the 2002 Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Year who died tragically from a shotgun attack on Dec. 26, 2004 while on holiday break as a Vanderbilt junior... Has an older sister, Chaka Howard.
ROBINSON HEAD COACH MIKE DEPUE
"Jermaine is a leader, and has really been the heart and soul of our team for the last four years. He showed amazing grit and maturity fighting through the trials and tribulations following his family tragedy. Everyone in the Robinson community was touched by that event and inspired by how Jermaine dealt with it in a positive manner. A lesser man would have faltered, but Jermaine responded in a tremendous way. He is the type of kid I would be proud to call my son."
"If we needed tough yards, we gave it to Jermaine. He is hard-nosed and strong as a bull, but he's also pretty talented. We played a (Hillsborough) county all-star game recently featuring a bunch of Division I players and Jermaine was the most productive back there."