Randall Cobb

New York Jets
Wide Receiver #18
New York Jets
Wide Receiver #18
Randall Cobb Randall Cobb
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Personal

Age 33
Birthdate August 22, 1990
Height 5'10"
Weight 192 lb

Draft

College Kentucky
Year 2011
Pick Round: 2, Overall: 64
Team GB

Fantasy Value

Randall Cobb's fantasy value is measured by the players he could be traded for. Our trade analzyer estimates his value at 0 points.

Randall Cobb is projected for 9.0 fantasy points in PPR scoring this week as he faces the Cleveland Browns.

Week 1 Projections
Catches Yards Touchdowns
3.311 39.508 0.29

You can see where those projections compare to other WRs in our Wide Receiver Rankings.

Player News RotoBaller

Randall Cobb: Randall Cobb Becoming College Football Analyst

Veteran wide receiver Randall Cobb is hanging up his cleats and will join the SEC Network as a college football studio analyst this year. Although Cobb hasn't officially retired, it's unlikely we'll see him again on an NFL field after he caught just five of 17 targets for 39 yards and one touchdown in 11 games (one start) in 2023 for the New York Jets. The 33-year-old was a healthy scratch for most of the second half last season. Ten of Cobb's 13 years in the NFL came with the Green Bay Packers, who selected him in the second round (64th overall) in the 2011 NFL draft out of Kentucky. If this is indeed the end of the road for the 33-year-old pass-catcher, he'll finish his career in the NFL with 630 catches on 912 targets for 7,624 yards and 54 touchdowns in 166 regular-season games (88 starts) with the Packers, Jets, Dallas Cowboys and Houston Texans.

Jul. 18, 2024 2:13 PM EST

Player Stats

YEAR TM GM Receiving Rushing
REC TGT % YDS TD YPC ATT YDS YPC TD FUM
2011 GB 16 24 30 80.0 369 1 15.4 3 11 3.7 0 3
2012 GB 16 80 104 76.9 954 8 11.9 10 132 13.2 0 1
2013 GB 6 31 47 66.0 433 4 14.0 4 78 19.5 0 0
2014 GB 16 91 127 71.7 1,287 12 14.1 11 37 3.4 0 2
2015 GB 16 79 129 61.2 829 6 10.5 13 50 3.8 1 0
2016 GB 16 60 84 71.4 610 4 10.2 10 33 3.3 0 0
2017 GB 16 66 92 71.7 653 4 9.9 9 17 1.9 0 0
2018 GB 13 38 61 62.3 383 2 10.1 0 0 0 0 1
2019 DAL 16 55 83 66.3 828 3 15.1 3 11 3.7 0 1
2020 HOU 10 38 48 79.2 441 3 11.6 0 0 0 0 0

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Randall Cobb Biography

Childhood and Highschool

Randall Ladonald Cobb II was born on August 22, 1990 in Maryville, TN, at the foothills of the Great Smokey Mountains. He played high school football in neighboring Alcoa, TN at Alcoa High School, where he also starred in basketball and track and field. While at Alcoa, Cobb played both the QB and DB positions, earning  the 2007 Tennessee Titans Mr. Football honors for backs for Division 2A schools.

Cobb, at QB, led Alcoa to four state championships in football. Additionally, as a track star, he competed in the 4 X 100m, and 4 X 200m relays, and 100m, and 200m individual races. As a junior he finished second in state as a member of the 4 X 100m relay team for Alcoa and third in state in his senior year for the 100m dash.

College

Cobb attended the University of Kentucky beginning in 2008 as a member of the Wildcats college football squad at QB. As a freshman he started four of 11 games at the position and earned a spot on the SEC All-Freshman team at QB. Playing in the “Wildcat” offense, he scored 11 TDs, including seven rushing, two passing, and two rushing. During Cobb’s sophomore season he evolved into a WR along with a role on the special teams as a return specialist. He scored 15 TDs during the season, including 10 rushing TDs.

One of the highlights of Cobb’s college career came in a game against the number 8 ranked Tigers of Auburn in his junior year. Cobb scored 4 TDs in a 37-34 loss. This included 1 passing, 2 rushing on 11 carries for 47 yards, and 1 receiving TD on 7 receptions for 68 yards. Cobb was also the holder on the extra point attempts during the game.

NFL Draft

Cobb entered the NFL draft in 2011. At the NFL Combine in Carlsbad, CA, he handed in a 40 time of 4.46 seconds and recorded a vertical leap height of 33.5 inches. He was selected by the defending World Champions Green Bay Packers with the 64th pick overall in second round. He was offered a contract salary in his rookie year of $375,000.

2015 NFL Season

Cobb completed a contract extension prior to the start of the 2015 NFL season. The new contract offered a salary of $40 million over four years, with $17 million in guaranteed salary. An injury to teammate Jordy Nelson pushed Cobb into the number one WR position. He would finish the season starting all 16 games with 79 receptions for 829 yards receiving and 6 TDs. The highlight of the season for Cobb came in a December 2015 game versus the Detroit Lions. Cobb recovered a fumble by teammate James Starks into the end zone for a TD. That play gave the Packers their first points in teh game and, down 7-20 at that point, led to a 27-23 comeback victory when QB Aaron Rodgers hit TE Richard Rodgers with 0:00 seconds on a 60 yard Hail Mary pass in the end zone.

2016 NFL Season

Cobb played in 13 of 16 games for the Packers during the 2016 season. He finished the season with 60 receptions for 610 yards and 4 TDs. In post season games against the New York Giants (Wild Card), Dallas Cowboys (Divisional), and Atlanta Falcons (NFC Championship), he made 18 receptions for 260 yards and scored 3 TDs.

Personal Life

Cobbs parents are Randall Sr. and Tina Cobb. While at Kentucky, he majored in Community Communications and Leadership Development. Although he left school after his junior year, he returned to finish his degree in 2016. Cobb can be reached via Twitter at @rcobb18.