FAYETTEVILLE – The University of Arkansas is proud to announce former Razorback Cedric Cobbs as the A Club honorary captain for the Arkansas-New Mexico football game on Sept. 10.
Cobbs played for the Razorbacks from 1999-2003 and collected 3,018 rushing yards and 26 touchdowns on the ground. He currently ranks fourth on the Razorbacks’ all-time rushing yards list, fifth in career rushing touchdowns and tied for fifth with 11 career 100-yard rushing games. In 2003, he was a first-team All-SEC performer with 1,320 rushing yards and 10 touchdowns.
In his time on campus, Arkansas earned 39 wins, including a 27-6 victory over Texas in the 2000 Cotton Bowl, and an SEC Western Division Championship. Cobbs earned MVP honors in the 2003 Independence Bowl victory over Missouri after rushing 27 times for 141 yards and one touchdown.
Cobbs was selected in the fourth round of the 2004 NFL draft by New England. He played for the Patriots and the Denver Broncos in his NFL career.
The A Club honorary captain is recognized before each home game for their outstanding accomplishments on the field during their Razorback career. Before kickoff, they will be recognized and will accompany the captains to midfield for the coin toss.