Randall Cobb

Name: Randall Cobb ( Randall Ladonald Cobb II )
Born: August 22, 1990
Age: 33 years old
Birthplace: Maryville, Tennessee
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inches
Occupation: footballer
Relationship Status: married
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  • Horoscope: Leo
  • Net worth: $25 000 000
  • Ethnicity: Afro-American
  • Nationality: American
  • Fathers name: Randall Cobb Sr.
  • Mothers name: Tina Cobb
  • Education: Alcoa High School; University of Kentucky
  • Weight: 87.0
  • Hair color: Black
  • Eye color: Hazel
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    Randall Cobb: biography

    Randall Cobb is an American football wide receiver who currently plays for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL).

    Childhood and youth

    Randall Cobb was born on August 22, 1990, in Maryville, Tennessee. Growing up, he was a multi-sport athlete, excelling in football, basketball, and track and field. As a football player at Alcoa High School, he played multiple positions including quarterback, wide receiver, running back, and defensive back. He was named the Tennessee Gatorade Player of the Year in his senior year and was also a finalist for the Mr. Football Award.

    Young Randall Cobb
    Young Randall Cobb / Instagram

    Cobb attended the University of Kentucky and played college football for the Wildcats. In his freshman year, he was named SEC Freshman of the Week twice and was also named to the Freshman All-SEC team. He continued to impress in his sophomore and junior years, setting school records for all-purpose yards and receiving touchdowns.

    After his junior year, Cobb decided to forgo his senior season and enter the 2011 NFL Draft. He was selected by the Green Bay Packers in the second round and quickly became a key player for the team, contributing both as a receiver and a return specialist.

    Football career

    Randall Cobb began his professional football career in 2011 when he was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the second round of the NFL Draft. In his rookie season, he quickly became a key player for the team, contributing as both a receiver and a return specialist. He finished the season with 25 receptions for 375 yards and a touchdown, as well as 941 return yards and a touchdown.

    In 2012, Cobb's role in the Packers' offense increased significantly, and he emerged as one of the team's top receivers. He finished the season with 80 receptions for 954 yards and eight touchdowns, as well as two rushing touchdowns. He also continued to be a threat on special teams, returning both kickoffs and punts.

    Cobb's success continued in 2013, when he recorded 1,287 all-purpose yards and 12 touchdowns. He was named to the Pro Bowl and was also named second-team All-Pro as a kick returner. He continued to be a key player for the Packers in the following seasons, despite dealing with injuries at times.

    Randall Cobb
    Randall Cobb / Instagram

    Randall Cobb joined the Dallas Cowboys on March 19, 2019, signing a one-year contract worth $5 million, which included a signing bonus of $2 million. His role on the team was that of a slot wide receiver.

    In 2020, Cobb was traded to the Houston Texans, where he played for one season. He had a solid year, finishing with 55 receptions for 828 yards and three touchdowns. However, the Texans struggled as a team, finishing with a 4-12 record.

    In 2021, Cobb was traded back to the Green Bay Packers. He had a strong start to the season, recording a touchdown in each of the first three games. Randall Cobb sustained an ankle injury in Week 6, which led to his placement on injured reserve on October 22, 2022. However, on November 17, 2022, he was activated from injured reserve and returned to playing for his team.

    Overall, Cobb has been a reliable and versatile receiver throughout his NFL career, known for his ability to make plays in both the passing and running games. He has also been a key player on special teams, returning kickoffs and punts throughout his career. Off the field, he has been active in various charitable causes, including his own foundation, which supports education and children's charities.

    Personal life

    Randall Cobb has been married to his wife Aiyda Ghahramani since 2017. The couple first met at an EA sports event in Laho in the early 2010s, but they didn't start dating immediately. However, they stayed in touch over the years and eventually began dating in 2014. Their love story blossomed from there, leading to their eventual marriage. On August 10, 2018, Aiyda and Randall Cobb welcomed their first child, a baby boy named Caspian Cyrus Cobb. The couple was undoubtedly overjoyed with the safe arrival of their precious little one. They were later blessed with their second child, a daughter named Rumi Cobb, in 2020.

    Randall Cobb with his family
    Randall Cobb with his family / Instagram

    Off the field, Randall Cobb is known for his philanthropy and community involvement. He founded the Randall Cobb Dreambuilders Foundation in 2013, which focuses on education and children's charities in Kentucky and his hometown of Maryville, Tennessee. The foundation has provided scholarships, school supplies, and other resources to underserved youth in these communities.

    Cobb is also involved in the NFL's Play 60 initiative, which encourages children to be physically active for at least 60 minutes every day. He has hosted youth football camps and has been a mentor to young athletes.

    Achievements and accomplishments

    • SEC Freshman of the Week (2008)
    • Freshman All-SEC team (2008)
    • First-team All-SEC (2010)
    • Second-team All-SEC (2011)
    • NFL All-Rookie Team (2011)
    • Pro Bowl selection (2013)
    • Second-team All-Pro (2013) - as a kick returner
    • Green Bay Packers All-Time Leader in Punt Return Average (min. 75 returns)
    • Green Bay Packers All-Time Leader in Combined Punt and Kick Return Yards (min. 75 returns)
    • Green Bay Packers All-Time Leader in Single-Season Combined Punt and Kick Return Yards (2011)
    • Super Bowl XLV Champion (2010-11)
    • Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Inductee (2020)
    • Founder of the Randall Cobb Dreambuilders Foundation, which supports education and children's charities in Kentucky and Tennessee

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