Cobb Named Earl Campbell Award Semifinalist
Cobb has rushed for seven touchdowns in 2013.
 
Cobb has rushed for seven touchdowns in 2013.

Nov. 19, 2013

Minnesota junior David Cobb has been named a semifinalist for the 2013 Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award. He is one of the 16 semifinalists announced on Tuesday, and the finalists will be announced Dec. 9.

The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award honors the top Division I offensive player who exhibits the following characteristics: integrity, performance, teamwork, sportsmanship, drive, community and tenacity. Nominees must also have been born in or attended school in Texas.

 Cobb was not listed on the Gophers' season-opening depth chart, but has become the team's leading rusher with 942 yards this season. He is also tied for the team lead with seven touchdowns. Entering this weekend's matchup with Wisconsin, Cobb has rushed for more than 100 yards in four consecutive games.

Fans can vote for Cobb at www.earlcampbellaward.com. The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award is presented by the Tyler Chamber of Commerce and SPORTyler.


 

 

MORE HEADLINES

Three Gophers Headed To NFL Combine

2/11/2016

Linebacker De’Vondre Campbell and defensive backs Briean Boddy-Calhoun and Eric Murray were extended invitations to attend the NFL Combine which is held in Indianapolis from Feb. 23...

Black History Month: Lee Hutton

2/8/2016

In honor of Black History Month, Gopher Athletics is celebrating those who made us great. Today we honor Lee Hutton (Football).

Dungy Elected To Pro Football Hall of Fame

2/6/2016

Former University of Minnesota quarterback Tony Dungy was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday night.

Proud Sponsors Of Gopher Athletics