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#26 Ryan Cobb
Position: Tight End
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 235
Year: Senior
Hometown: Saddle Brook, N.J.
High School: Don Bosco Prep
Other College: Virginia
Major: Fashion Merchandising
Experience: 3 Letters
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AT DELAWARE
Fourth-year member of the Blue Hen squad as a senior • key part of Delaware offensive attack as a backup tight end and H-back in short yardage situations • transferred from NCAA Division FBS University of Virginia to Delaware • rugged, hard-nosed player • over three seasons has played in 33 games with 10 starts and caught 17 passes for 164 yards (9.6 avg.) • team leader and the squad's most active community service participant • was honored at the Sugar Bowl in January, 2014 as one of just 22 national finalists from all divisions of college football for the Allstate Good Works Team for outstanding community service • took part in school visits and community service initiatives as part of the annual program in New Orleans.

2013 SEASON
Put in a solid junior season as team's No. 3 tight end and in new role as H-back • played in 11 games, missing only the Maine game with an injury • started final two games of the season vs. Richmond and Villanova • caught five passes for 55 yards (11.0 avg.) and scored first career touchdown on a 17-yard catch from Trent Hurley vs. Navy for Delaware's only score • also had two catches for 32 yards vs. Wagner and two receptions for six yards vs. Albany • selected by coaching staff to carry out the U.S. flag in game vs. Navy.

2012 SEASON
Enjoyed a solid season as Delaware's backup tight end behind Nick Boyle • played in all 11 games with seven starts at tight end • caught seven passes for 58 yards (8.3 avg.) with a long gain of 22 yards • also added one tackle • caught two passes for nine yards in his season debut and hauled in two passes for 13 yards in the home opener • also caught one pass each for 22 yards against William & Mary, seven yards vs. Old Dominion, and seven yards against Richmond • recorded a tackle vs. William & Mary.

2011 SEASON
Did not join team due to transfer until after training camp began in mid-August • broke into lineup right away and played in 11 all games and made three starts • was in the starting lineup for West Chester, Delaware State, and Old Dominion games when Hens started out in a two tight end set • backup behind senior starter Colin Naugle and Boyle • caught five passes for 51 yards • made season-long catch for 20 yards against Villanova to set up late field goals that sealed the victory • caught two passes for 12 yards vs. Rhode Island • first career reception went for seven yards vs. Delaware State • also had 12-yard reception vs. Richmond.

AT VIRGINIA
Member of the University of Virginia squad as a true freshman in 2010 • played fullback and was projected as a tight end for 2011 before transfer to Delaware • team went 4-8 for head coach Mike London in 2010.

HIGH SCHOOL
Standout at linebacker, defensive end, and tight end at national power Don Bosco Prep in Ramsey, N.J • played for head coach Greg Toal • led team to four straight state titles as squad went 47-1 during his career with three straight undefeated seasons • team won a USA Today mythical national championship in 2009 • earned all-league, all-county, and All-State honors • two-time Ridgewood News All-Suburban selection • four-year letterwinner • rated No. 71 inside linebacker in the nation by espn.com and No. 60 middle linebacker by scout.com • caught 30 passes for 505 yards and eight touchdowns, rushed for 44 yards, and posted 45 tackles and two interceptions as a senior • caught 30 passes for 407 yards and nine touchdowns and registered 47 tackles and nine sacks as a junior • also lettered three season in track & field • lettered in bowling where he earned all-county honors and finished 11th in the state as a senior • bowled a career-high score of 296 • National Honor Society student.

PERSONAL
Ryan Anthony Cobb • born Jan. 20, 1991 • son of Ed and Diane Cobb • has two older brothers • fashion merchandising major at Delaware • one of the team's most community service-oriented players • Allstate Good Works finalist in 2013 • among his projects are working with the Be the Match Bone Marrow Registry, Special Olympics, Boys and Girls Clubs, and St. Jude's Children's Hospital • older brother, Christopher, attended the U.S. Naval Academy and was a member of the crew team and led the squad to two national championships • enjoys boating and fishing in his spare time • avid bowler who has registered two 300 games and an 800 series • collects sneakers as a hobby • father was a Navy SEAL.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year G/S Rec
Yards
Avg.
TD Long.
2013 11/2 5 55
11
1 17
2012 11/5 7 58 8.3 0 22
2011 11/3 5 51 10.2 0 20
TOTALS 33/10 17 164
9.6
1 22

CAREER HIGHS
Receiving Yards: 32 yards vs. Wagner, 2013

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