Position: Tight End
Height /Weight: 6-1 / 220
Hometown: Saddle Brook, N.J.
High School: Don Bosco Prep
Previous School: Virginia
Major: University studies
At Delaware: First-year member of the Blue Hen squad as a redshirt freshman...transferred from NCAA Division FBS University of Virginia to Delaware in mid-August after pre-season had already begun...hard-nosed player who will add depth at tight end and can also be used a fullback.
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 transferring...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...undecided on a major at Delaware...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...father was a Navy SEAL.Back To Football Home Football Story Archive