27 David Cobb  
David Cobb

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Killeen, Texas

High School:
Ellison HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 220

Position:
RB

Experience:
2 Letters

Major:
Sport Management


08/28/2014

Gophers Open Season with 42-20 Win

Leidner accounts for three scores in victory

11/23/2013

Gophers Fall to Badgers 20-7

David Cobb runs for 68 yards in 20-7 loss.

03/21/2012

Coach Kill Pre-Spring Press Conference Transcript - 3.21.12

Coach Kill addressed the Twin Cities media Wednesday afternoon, on the eve of the first 2012 spring practice.

10/18/2014

Minnesota Rallies Past Purdue

The Golden Gophers rallied from an 11-point deficit to beat Purdue.

10/11/2014

Gophers Beat Northwestern 24-17

Minnesota beat Northwestern 24-17 to improve to 5-1 and 2-0 in the Big Ten.

10/02/2014

Brick by Brick 2014: Ep. 7

The latest episode of Brick by Brick takes you behind the scenes in Michigan.

09/28/2014

Gophers Claim Little Brown Jug

Minnesota defeated Michigan, 30-14, to claim the Little Brown Jug.

09/25/2014

Brick by Brick 2014: Ep. 6

In the latest episode of Brick by Brick, Berkley Edwards is featured and the Gophers wrap up non-conference play.

10/11/2014

Football vs Northwestern 10.11.14

Football vs Northwestern 10.11.14

08/28/2014

Football vs Eastern Illinois 08.28.14

Football vs Eastern Illinois 08.28.14

12/27/2013

Texas Bowl: Minnesota vs. Syracuse

USATSI Gallery

12/27/2013

Texas Bowl: Minnesota vs. Syracuse 12.27.13

Texas Bowl: Minnesota vs. Syracuse 12.27.13

11/23/2013

Minnesota vs. Wisconsin (USATSI)

Minnesota vs. Wisconsin (USATSI)

Photo Gallery

Game-By-Game Stats (PDF)
2014
2013
2012
2011

CAREER: His 2,280 career rushing yards rank 14th all-time in program history • has rushed for 100 yards in 10 games (Gophers are 9-1 in those games) • has rushed for 200 yards in two games (Gophers are 2-0) • set a career-high with 220 rushing yards (most he has ever had in any game at any level) against Middle Tennessee on Sept. 6, 2014 • rushed for 207 yards against San Jose State on Sept. 20, 2014 • has 12 career rushing touchdowns (5 in 2014 and 7 in 2013).

2014 • SENIOR SEASON: Rushed 14 times for 71 yards and caught two passes for 22 yards against Eastern Illinois • rushed 29 times for a career-high 220 yards and two touchdowns against Middle Tennessee • his 220 yards were the 12th-most in single-game history for a Minnesota player and were the most rushing yards by a Gopher since Laurence Maroney rushed for 258 yards against Wiscosnin in 2005 • Cobb was named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week by the conference, Big Ten Player of the Week by Athlon, Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week by College Sports Madness and the National Running Back of the Week by College Football Performance Awards after his 220-yard performance • rushed 15 times for 41 yards and caught one pass for 16 yards at TCU • rushed 34 times against San Jose State and rumbled for 207 yards and two touchdowns • had 233 yards of total offense (183 rushing yards on 32 carries and 50 receiving yards on three receptions) at Michigan • carried the ball 30 times for 97 yards and also caught one pass for five yards against Northwestern • carried the ball a career high 35 times and rushed for 194 yards and one touchdown against Purdue.

2013 • JUNIOR SEASON: Led team in rushing with 1,202 yards (12th all-time in program history and 27th in the nation last season) on 237 carries (10th all-time in program history and 18th in the nation last season) as he became the first Gopher to rush for more than 1,000 yards since Amir Pinnix in 2006 (1,272 yards) • tied for team lead in touchdowns with seven (all rushing) • finished season with 1,376 all-purpose yards (1,202 rushing and 174 receiving), which is the most for a Gopher since 2009 (most for a running back since 2006) and is tied for 16th all-time in program history • had six 100-yard rushing games (team was 5-1), which was the most by a Gopher since Laurence Maroney had eight in 2005 • had five 100-yard Big Ten rushing games, which was the most by a Gopher since Marion Barber III also had five in 2003 • rushed for more than 100 yards in wins against Northwestern, Nebraska, Indiana and Penn State to become the fourth Gopher back in the modern era to rush for more than 100 yards in four straight league games, joining Tellis Redmon in 2000, Thomas Hamner in 1999 (did it five straight Big Ten games) and Paul Giel in 1951 • third on team in receptions (17) and fourth in receiving yards (174) • led team with nine plays of 25 yards or more (seven rushing, two receiving) • received the Bruce Smith Award, as the team's most outstanding offensive player • honored with the Gary Tinsley Award for best embracing the underdog persona of Gary Tinsley and was also named the team's offensive back of the year. Game-by-Game: Rushed six times for 69 yards against UNLV, which included a career-long 60-yard scamper • rushed nine times for 56 yards and scored his first career touchdown at New Mexico State • scored two touchdowns while rushing 13 times for 82 yards against Western Illinois • caught one pass against Western Illinois for 10 yards and led the Gophers with 92 all-purpose yards • rushed 25 times for 125 yards and two touchdowns against San Jose State • rushed eight times for 20 yards in a reserve role against Iowa and rushed seven times for 22 yards at Michigan • carried the ball 20 times for 103 yards at Northwestern and also caught one pass for 21 yards • rushed 31 times for 138 yards against Nebraska • became first Gopher running back to rush for consecutive 100-yard games (at Northwestern, vs. Nebraska) since Pinnix in 2006 (113 yards at Michigan State and 119 yards against Iowa) • scored one touchdown and totaled 236 all-purpose yards at Indiana (career high 188 rushing, 48 receiving), which tied him for 24th all-time by a Gopher (most since Troy Stoudermire's 240 yards against Michigan State in 2009) • rushed 27 times for 139 yards and one touchdown against Penn State • totaled 82 yards (68 rushing, 14 receiving) against Wisconsin • carried the ball 27 times for 101 yards against the nation's then-No. 1 defense at Michigan State • totaled 103 yards (91 rushing, 12 receiving) against Syracuse.

2012 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Played in five games • rushed one time at Iowa for eight yards and also caught one pass for three yards for his only stats of the season.

2011 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in three games • tallied 10 carries for 57 yards.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2011 graduate of Ellison High School • named All District 12-5A following his senior season • was a three-year starter for the Eagles • rushed for nearly 3,000 yards in his high school career, going for 2,946 yards and 35 touchdowns • ran for nearly 1,400 yards with 17 touchdowns as a senior • had back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons, rushing for 1,209 yards and 14 TDs as a junior • coached by Buddy McBryde.

PERSONAL: Born June 3, 1993 • son of Caesar and Nina Cobb • cousin of Minnesota linebacker Damien Wilson.