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  • Thu., Jul. 24, 2014 11:00 AM CDT Shareholders Meeting

    The Green Bay Packers 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held Thursday, July 24, at 11 a.m., at Lambeau Field. The meeting will take place rain or shine.

  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 6:00 PM CDT Packers 1K Kids Run

    Back to Football also includes the 1K Kids Run, presented by WPS Health Insurance. Kids 10 years old and younger will have the opportunity to run a Lambeau Lap on Friday, July 25, at 6 p.m. Registration for the Kids Run is $10 and all participants will receive a Packers 1K Run t-shirt, a logoed bag and a participant medal.

    http://www.packers.com/5k

  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 7:00 PM CDT Movie Night at Lambeau Field

    Movie Night at Lambeau Field will return this year on Friday, July 25, following the 1K Kids Run. The event is free and open to the public, and concessions will be available throughout the movie. More details will be announced at a later date.

    Time listed above is subject to change.

  • Sat., Jul. 26, 2014 6:30 PM CDT Packers 5K Run/Walk

    The fifth annual ‘5K Run/Walk at Lambeau Field,’ is set for Saturday, July 26, at 6:30 p.m.

    The computer-timed run is highlighted by a neighborhood route that ultimately takes participants into Lambeau Field and around the famed gridiron. The event has a special finish line – the Packers’ ‘G’ painted on turf located in the parking lot.

    All participants will receive a Packers 5K Run T-shirt, a logoed bag, and a bib number and timing chip. To celebrate the race’s fifth anniversary, all participants will receive a commemorative medal. In addition, photos will be taken on the course and will be available at no cost on the Packers 5K Run website.

    Packers-themed awards will be presented to the top three finishers in each age group. An awards ceremony will take place following the conclusion of the race.

    Registration, which is $25 for adults and $15 for children (12 and younger), will be available online beginning Friday, May 23, at www.packers.com/5k. Mail-in registration is also an option, with forms available online and in person at Lambeau Field. Runners can also register at the Bellin Run Expo on Friday, June 13, at Astor Park in Green Bay. Early registration is encouraged. After July 13, registration fees will increase to $30 and $20, respectively.

  • Thu., Jul. 31, 2014 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT PPCC Annual Reception

    The Packers Partners Annual Reception is set for Thursday, July 31, 2014 in the Lambeau Field Atrium from 4:00 PM- 7:00 PM.

    Packers Jarrett Boykin, Eddie Lacy, Datone Jones and DuJuan Harris will appear at the reception. The event will include a Player Guest Q&A, a Meet & Greet with a Packers Alumni and a Raffle Drawing.

    This is a member’s only event. Invitations will be mailed the week of June 23rd, and online registration will open at 9 am CDT on June 25th and will close on July 11th at 5 pm CDT. 

    Invitations will include all of this information and additional details.

    To sign up to become a member of the Packers Partners Club of Champions and receive an invitation to the reception, fans can go to www.packers.com/ppcc.

     
  • Sat., Aug. 02, 2014 5:30 PM CDT Packers Family Night, presented by Bellin Health

    ‘Family Night’ will serve as the introduction of the 2014 Green Bay Packers, in-person to a capacity crowd in Lambeau Field and on television to a state-wide audience.

    The event, which begins with in-stadium activities at 5:30 p.m., will benefit the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids foster care adoption program, a signature program of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

Players

Randall Cobb
WR #18
Height:
5-10
Weight:
192
Age:
23
College:
Kentucky
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2013):

REC
31
YDS
433
AVG
14
TDS
4

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2012 GB 15 8 80 954 11.9 39T 8 10 132 13.2 28 0 4 1
2011 GB 15 0 25 375 15 61 1 2 5 2.5 4 0 3 3
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Biography

  • Set a franchise single-season record with a league-high 2,342 combined net yards in 2012, topping the previous team mark of 2,250 yards by RB Ahman Green in 2003.
  • With 954 receiving yards and 964 kickoff return yards in 2012, he became the first player in NFL history to post 900-plus yards in each category in the same season.
  • Ranked No. 2 in the NFL in kickoff return average (27.7) in 2011, setting a franchise rookie record with 941 kickoff return yards on the season.
  • Was named to the All-Rookie team by Pro Football Weekly/PFWA and was named a Pro Bowl alternate as a kickoff returner in 2011.
  • Became the first player in team history and the first NFL rookie since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger to register a 100-yard kickoff return and an 80-yard punt return in the same season.
  • Tied an NFL record with a 108-yard kickoff return for a TD vs. New Orleans in his pro debut, a play that would go on to be named the “NFL Play of the Year” at the league’s awards ceremony.
  • First-team All-America selection by The Associated Press, ESPN.com and SportsIllustrated.com at Kentucky in 2010 as an all-purpose player.
  • Set the SEC single-season record for all-purpose yards with 2,396 in 2010, breaking the previous mark of 2,310 yards by Arkansas RB Darren McFadden in 2007.

 
Pro Highlights:

  • Set a franchise single-season record with a league-high 2,342 combined net yards in 2012, topping the previous team mark of 2,250 yards by RB Ahman Green in 2003.
  • Became the first Packer to lead the league in combined net yards since Travis Williams did so in 1969 with 1,517 yards.
  • With 954 receiving yards and 964 kickoff return yards in 2012, he became the first player in NFL history to post 900-plus yards in each category in the same season.
  • Was named a first alternate for the Pro Bowl at kick returner in 2012. Averaged 25.4 yards on 38 kickoff returns and 9.4 yards on 31 punt returns.
  • Led the team in receptions (80) and receiving yards (954) in 2012 despite missing the season finale due to injury.
  • Has three kick return scores (two punts, one kickoff) in 30 career regular-season games, which ties him for No. 2 in franchise history behind only Williams (six TDs).
  • Is tied for No. 3 in the league with the three kick return scores since 2011.
  • Ranked No. 2 in the NFL in kickoff return average (27.7) and No. 7 in the league in punt return average (11.3) in 2011. Checked in at No. 1 and No. 2 in those respective categories among rookies on his way to earning All-Rookie honors from Pro Football Weekly/PFWA as a kickoff returner.
  • Was selected as a Pro Bowl alternate as a kick returner in 2011.
  • His 27.7-yard kickoff return average ranked No. 3 in franchise history (min. 25 returns) behind only Dave Hampton (28.6 in 1971) and Al Carmichael (28.1 in 1956).
  • Tied an NFL record with a 108-yard kickoff return for a TD against New Orleans in his pro debut, a play that would go on to be named the ‘NFL Play of the Year’ at the league’s awards ceremony.
  • Became just the second player in NFL history to catch a TD pass and score on a kickoff return in his pro debut, joining Detroit’s Bill Bowman (vs. Chicago, Sept. 26, 1954).
  • Set a franchise rookie record with 941 kickoff return yards, besting the previous mark held by Charles Wilson (798 yards in 1990).
  • With his 108-yard kickoff return for a score vs. New Orleans in Week 1 and his 80-yard punt return TD vs. Minnesota in Week 10, became the first player in team history and the first NFL rookie since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger to register a 100-yard kickoff return and an 80-yard punt return in the same season.
  • Became the first Green Bay rookie to register a punt return for a TD and a kickoff return for a score in the same season and the first Packer since Roell Preston did so in 1998.
  • One of only three players in franchise history to register a receiving TD, a punt return for a TD and a kickoff return for a score in the same season, joining Travis Williams (1969) and Robert Brooks (1994).
  • Set a franchise rookie record with 1,616 combined yards (375 receiving, 5 rushing, 941 kickoff return, 295 punt return), topping the previous mark held by Billy Howton (1,231 in 1952).
  • Tied for No. 3 in the NFL in 2011 in total kick return TDs with two, trailing only Arizona’s Patrick Peterson (four) and Chicago’s Devin Hester (three).


2012 SEASON
: Played in 15 games with eight starts and also started both postseason contests…Led the team in receptions (80) and receiving yards (954) and finished second with eight TD catches…Set a franchise single-season record with 2,342 combined net yards (954 receiving, 132 rushing, 964 kickoff return, 292 punt return), topping the previous team mark of 2,250 yards by Green in 2003…Also led the league in the category, becoming the first Packer to accomplish that feat since Williams did so in 1969 with 1,517 yards…Became the first player in NFL history to post 900-plus receiving yards and 900-plus kickoff return yards in the same season…Was named a first alternate for the Pro Bowl at kick returner…Averaged 25.4 yards on 38 kickoff returns and 9.4 yards on 31 punt returns (with a TD)…Over his last 12 games, caught 69 passes for 858 yards (12.4 avg.) and eight TDs…His seven TD grabs in his last nine games (Weeks 7-16) were tied for No. 4 in the NFL over that span…Vs. San Francisco (Sept. 9): Opened the season with a bang for the second consecutive year, returning a fourth-quarter punt 75 yards for a TD, his third kick return score (two punts, one kickoff) in just his 16th career regular-season game. Became the first player in NFL history to score on a kick return (punt or kickoff) in Week 1 each of his first two seasons in the league. Also caught a career-high nine passes for 77 yards (8.6 avg.)…Vs. New Orleans (Sept. 30): Finished with seven catches for 66 yards (9.4 avg.), seeing extended action in the second half after WR Greg Jennings left the game with a groin injury…At Indianapolis (Oct. 7): Again saw increased action with Jennings sidelined and posted four catches for a team-high 82 yards (20.5 avg.) and a TD, his first receiving score of the season…At Houston (Oct. 14): Recorded his first career 100-yard receiving game, hauling in seven passes for 102 yards (14.6 avg.). Returned three kickoffs for 86 yards (28.7 avg.), highlighted by a season-long 46-yarder late in the third quarter that ignited another TD drive…At St. Louis (Oct. 21): Caught eight passes for 89 yards (11.1 avg.) and two TDs, the first multi-TD receiving outing of his career…Vs. Arizona (Nov. 4): Matched his career high with two TD catches and finished with three receptions for 37 yards (12.3 avg.) on the afternoon…At Detroit (Nov. 18): Tied his career high with nine catches for 74 yards (8.2 avg.), highlighted by a game-winning 22-yard TD catch with 1:55 remaining that gave Green Bay a 21-20 lead in the 24-20 victory. The catch came on a corner route against CB Jacob Lacey as he hauled in the pass from QB Aaron Rodgers while avoiding S Ricardo Silva, who converged on the play just after the ball arrived…Vs. Detroit (Dec. 9): Notched his second 100-yard receiving game of the season, matching the 102-yard effort he posted at Houston in Week 6. Totaled a team-high seven grabs for 102 yards (14.6 avg.)…At Chicago (Dec. 16): Posted his second straight 100-yard effort, racking up a career-best 115 yards on six catches (19.2 avg.). Did not find the end zone, but almost all of the catches were critical, drive-extending plays that helped stake Green Bay to a 21-7 lead in the division-clinching win…Vs. Tennessee (Dec. 23): Eclipsed Green’s single-season franchise record for combined net yards on his first touch, a 14-yard punt return in the first quarter. Hauled in three passes for 62 yards (20.7 avg.) and a TD. Sustained an ankle injury on a third-quarter punt return, one that would sideline him for the remainder of the contest as well as the regular-season finale at Minnesota…At San Francisco (NFC Divisional, Jan. 12): Caught five passes for 24 yards (4.8 avg.) and rushed for 23 yards on two carries (11.5 avg.). Also assumed return duties in the second quarter and brought back four kickoffs for 71 yards (17.8 avg.).

2011: Appeared in 15 contests and the team’s playoff game in his rookie campaign…Was named a Pro Bowl alternate as a kick return specialist and to the Pro Football Weekly/PFWA All-Rookie team as a kickoff returner…Ranked No. 2 in the NFL in kickoff return average (27.7) and No. 7 in the league in punt return average (11.3)…Set a franchise rookie record with 941 kickoff return yards…Became the first player in franchise history and the first NFL rookie since the merger to record a 100-yard kickoff return and an 80-yard punt return in the same season…Became the first Packer since Preston (1998) to register a punt return for a TD and a kickoff return for a score in the same season…Caught 25 passes for 375 yards (15.0 avg.) and a TD and rushed for 5 yards on two carries (2.5 avg.)…Missed the season finale vs. Detroit (Jan. 1) due to a groin injury he sustained the previous week vs. Chicago…Vs. New Orleans (Sept. 8): Exploded onto the NFL landscape with a 108-yard kickoff return for a TD in the third quarter, which matched Patriots CB Ellis Hobbs’ return (Sept. 9, 2007) for the longest kickoff return in NFL history. Nearly lost his footing near the Green Bay 20 after spinning out of a hit by CB Leigh Torrence, but was held up by teammate John Kuhn, returned to his feet and went the rest of the way untouched for the score. Marked the Packers’ first kickoff return TD since Allen Rossum’s 92-yarder vs. Indianapolis (Nov. 19, 2000) and bested Carmichael’s previous franchise record (106 yards) for the longest kickoff return in team annals. At 21 years, 17 days old, became the youngest NFL player to return a kickoff for a TD since the Chicago Bears’ Andy Livingston did so on Dec. 13, 1964 (20 years, 53 days). The kickoff score marked Cobb’s second TD of the game as he made his way into the end zone in the first quarter on a 32-yard catch-and run from Rodgers. Became the first Packer since WR Javon Walker (Sept. 8, 2002) to catch a TD pass in his pro debut. Became just the second player in NFL history to catch a TD pass and score on a kickoff return in his pro debut, joining Detroit’s Bill Bowman (vs. Chicago, Sept. 26, 1954). Became the first Packer to post both in a game since Wuert Engelmann on Oct. 25, 1931, vs. Providence…Vs. Denver (Oct. 2): Finished with two receptions for a season-high 75 yards (37.5 avg.), highlighted by a career-long 61-yard grab late in the third quarter. It marked the longest reception by a Green Bay rookie since WR James Jones’ 79-yard TD at Denver on Oct. 29, 2007…Vs. Minnesota (Nov. 14): Made another splash on national television, this one coming on Monday Night Football as he returned the first punt of the game 80 yards for a TD. The play made him the first rookie in team history to post a punt return for a score and a kickoff return for a TD in the same season and marked the first punt return for a TD by a Packer since CB Will Blackmon’s 65-yarder at Minnesota on Nov. 9, 2008. Added a 55-yard kickoff return in the third quarter to set up a TD as he became the first NFL player since Kansas City’s Dante Hall (Dec. 8, 2002) to post an 80-plus-yard punt return and a 55-plus-yard kickoff return in the same game and the first Packer to do so since Williams (Nov. 2, 1969)…At Kansas City (Dec. 18): Saw increased time on offense with Jennings sidelined with a knee injury and led the team with a season-high four catches for 53 yards (13.3 avg.)...2011 Draft: Was selected by the Packers in the second round (No. 64 overall). Became the Packers’ highest draft pick from Kentucky since QB Babe Parilli was selected No. 4 overall in 1952. Was the first player drafted by Green Bay from Kentucky since DT Bill Bushong (seventh round) in 1972.

COLLEGE: Played in 36 games with 33 starts, catching 144 passes for 1,661 yards (11.5 avg.) and 13 TDs and rushing for 1,313 yards and 22 TDs on 228 carries (5.8 avg.)…Completed 62 of 122 passes for 689 yards and five TDs with five INTs…Averaged 9.8 yards on 63 punt returns with two TDs and posted a 24.6-yard average on 44 career kickoff returns…Holds the Kentucky career record for TDs with 37 while ranking fourth in career scoring with 226 points…Was a teammate of Packers P Tim Masthay with the Wildcats…Majored in community communications and leadership development…Junior season (2010): First-team All-America selection as an all-purpose player by three services (The Associated Press, ESPN.com, SportsIllustrated.com) and a consensus first-team All-SEC pick…Was a finalist for the Paul Hornung Award as the most versatile player in the country…Was the only player in FBS to rank first or second on the team in receiving, rushing and passing…Set the SEC single-season record for all-purpose yards with 2,396, topping the previous mark of 2,310 held by McFadden (2007)…Set the school single-season record for all-purpose yards per play (min. 150 plays) with a 12.1 average…Accounted for scores in eight different ways on the season with rushing, passing, receiving and punt-return TDs, throwing a TD pass on a fake field goal, and posting two-point conversions by rushing, passing and receiving…Led the team with 84 receptions for 1,017 yards (12.1 avg.) and seven TDs…Led the conference in catches per game and recorded four 100-yard games…Finished second on the team with 424 rushing yards and five TDs on 55 carries (7.7 avg.)…Also returned 31 kickoffs for 736 yards (23.7 avg.) and 28 punts for 219 yards (7.8 avg.) and a TD…Named National Wide Receiver/Running Back of the Week by the College Football Performance Awards vs. Auburn (Oct. 9) as he had a hand in all four UK touchdowns in the team’s 37-34 loss to the eventual national champions. Rushed for two scores, caught a 16-yard TD, and threw a 6-yard TD pass…Rushed 10 times for a career-best 170 yards (17.0 avg.) and two TDs vs. Vanderbilt (Nov. 13)…Caught a career-high 13 passes for 116 yards (8.9 avg.) at Tennessee (Nov. 27), the second-most receptions in a game in school history…Sophomore season (2009): Earned first-team All-SEC recognition as an all-purpose player by AP and ESPN.com…Won team awards as UK’s Most Valuable Player, Most Outstanding Offensive Player and Most Inspirational Offensive Player…Ranked second in the SEC in touchdowns, third in punt returns, fourth in all-purpose yardage and seventh in scoring…His 15 total TDs ranked second on the school’s single-season list…Led the team in receiving with 39 catches for 447 yards (11.5 avg.) and four TDs…Second on the team in rushing with 573 yards and 10 TDs on 94 carries (6.1 avg.)…Returned 24 punts for 308 yards (12.8 avg.), including a 73-yard TD return vs. Louisiana-Monroe (Oct. 24)…Freshman season (2008): Played in 11 games as a true freshman, starting four contests at WR and the final four games at QB…Named to the SEC’s All-Freshman Team at QB…The left-hander completed 52 of 99 passes (52.5 percent) for 542 yards, two TDs and five INTs…Rushed for 316 yards and seven TDs on 79 carries (4.0 avg.) and caught 21 passes for 197 yards (9.4 avg.) and two TDs…Also posted an 8.4-yard average on 11 punt returns…By the end of the season, was the only player in the nation to be serving as his team’s starting QB and punt returner…Missed all of one game and most of two others because of a high ankle sprain sustained vs. Middle Tennessee State (Sept. 13)…Earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors vs. Arkansas (Oct. 18) as he caught two TD passes in the final 4:15 to give the Wildcats a dramatic 21-20 come-from-behind victory over the Razorbacks...Finished with a season-high 73 yards receiving on five grabs (14.6 avg.)...Wore uniform No. 12 in the game as a tribute to WR Dicky Lyons, who had suffered a season-ending injury the previous week…Started his first career game at Mississippi State (Nov. 1), completing 7 of 13 passes for 56 yards and a TD with an INT in the Wildcats’ 14-13 victory...Believed to be the first UK true freshman QB to start and win an SEC road game since freshmen became eligible in the early 1970s.

PERSONAL: Given name Randall Ladonald Cobb II…Nicknamed “RC”...Born in Maryville, Tenn. …Single…Cousin, Shannon Mitchell, played tight end at Georgia and for the San Diego Chargers (1994-97)…Another cousin, Billy Williams, played wide receiver at Tennessee and was a seventh-round draft pick of the Arizona Cardinals in 1995…Received the “Chad Pennington Professional Athlete of the Year” award from the Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame in July 2013...High school: Named “Mr. Football” for Class AA in Tennessee as a senior at Alcoa (Tenn.) High…Was part of four consecutive state championship-winning teams at Alcoa, serving as the quarterback as a junior and senior…Earned all-state recognition each of his final two seasons…Rated one of the top 11 prospects in the state by the Orlando Sentinel and was a top-20 selection by Rivals.com…Teams posted a 27-3 mark in his two seasons as quarterback…Completed 89 of 139 passes (64.0 percent) for 1,765 yards, 22 TDs and only two INTs as a senior…Also rushed for 793 yards and 13 TDs on 88 carries (9.0 avg.)…Threw for 1,893 yards, 25 TDs and just four INTs during his junior campaign…Also participated in track all four years and was an all-district selection in basketball as a junior…Competed in the 100- and 200-meter dashes, along with the 4x100 and 4x200 relay teams…Finished third in the state in the 100 his senior year, posting his best time of 10.75 seconds…His 4x100 relay unit finished second in the state his junior year…Also an honor-roll student, was named to Who’s Who Among American High School Students…Community involvement: In May 2013, traveled the state as part of the Packers’ annual Tailgate Tour, making scheduled and surprise visits to various communities...Started a “Blessings in a Backpack” program at Alcoa (Tenn.) Elementary this offseason, which gives children that are on free or reduced lunch a backpack full of food for the weekend...Attended the annual holiday party for Families of Children with Cancer…Participated in the Green Bay Packers Golf Invitational in Kohler, Wis. …Hobbies/interests: Sold hot dogs at University of Tennessee football games when he was younger...Enjoys listening to music, spending time with friends, tubing and wakeboarding...Lists Michael Jordan as his favorite athlete, Entourage and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air as his favorite TV shows and Remember the Titans as his favorite movie...Names Tony Dungy’s Quiet Strength as his favorite book and Drake as his favorite musical artist...Attended the Kentucky Derby each of the last three years and Super Bowl XLVI...Residence: Alcoa, Tenn.

  • Set a franchise single-season record with a league-high 2,342 combined net yards in 2012, topping the previous team mark of 2,250 yards by RB Ahman Green in 2003.
  • With 954 receiving yards and 964 kickoff return yards in 2012, he became the first player in NFL history to post 900-plus yards in each category in the same season.
  • Ranked No. 2 in the NFL in kickoff return average (27.7) in 2011, setting a franchise rookie record with 941 kickoff return yards on the season.
  • Was named to the All-Rookie team by Pro Football Weekly/PFWA and was named a Pro Bowl alternate as a kickoff returner in 2011.
  • Became the first player in team history and the first NFL rookie since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger to register a 100-yard kickoff return and an 80-yard punt return in the same season.
  • Tied an NFL record with a 108-yard kickoff return for a TD vs. New Orleans in his pro debut, a play that would go on to be named the “NFL Play of the Year” at the league’s awards ceremony.
  • First-team All-America selection by The Associated Press, ESPN.com and SportsIllustrated.com at Kentucky in 2010 as an all-purpose player.
  • Set the SEC single-season record for all-purpose yards with 2,396 in 2010, breaking the previous mark of 2,310 yards by Arkansas RB Darren McFadden in 2007.

 
Pro Highlights:

  • Set a franchise single-season record with a league-high 2,342 combined net yards in 2012, topping the previous team mark of 2,250 yards by RB Ahman Green in 2003.
  • Became the first Packer to lead the league in combined net yards since Travis Williams did so in 1969 with 1,517 yards.
  • With 954 receiving yards and 964 kickoff return yards in 2012, he became the first player in NFL history to post 900-plus yards in each category in the same season.
  • Was named a first alternate for the Pro Bowl at kick returner in 2012. Averaged 25.4 yards on 38 kickoff returns and 9.4 yards on 31 punt returns.
  • Led the team in receptions (80) and receiving yards (954) in 2012 despite missing the season finale due to injury.
  • Has three kick return scores (two punts, one kickoff) in 30 career regular-season games, which ties him for No. 2 in franchise history behind only Williams (six TDs).
  • Is tied for No. 3 in the league with the three kick return scores since 2011.
  • Ranked No. 2 in the NFL in kickoff return average (27.7) and No. 7 in the league in punt return average (11.3) in 2011. Checked in at No. 1 and No. 2 in those respective categories among rookies on his way to earning All-Rookie honors from Pro Football Weekly/PFWA as a kickoff returner.
  • Was selected as a Pro Bowl alternate as a kick returner in 2011.
  • His 27.7-yard kickoff return average ranked No. 3 in franchise history (min. 25 returns) behind only Dave Hampton (28.6 in 1971) and Al Carmichael (28.1 in 1956).
  • Tied an NFL record with a 108-yard kickoff return for a TD against New Orleans in his pro debut, a play that would go on to be named the ‘NFL Play of the Year’ at the league’s awards ceremony.
  • Became just the second player in NFL history to catch a TD pass and score on a kickoff return in his pro debut, joining Detroit’s Bill Bowman (vs. Chicago, Sept. 26, 1954).
  • Set a franchise rookie record with 941 kickoff return yards, besting the previous mark held by Charles Wilson (798 yards in 1990).
  • With his 108-yard kickoff return for a score vs. New Orleans in Week 1 and his 80-yard punt return TD vs. Minnesota in Week 10, became the first player in team history and the first NFL rookie since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger to register a 100-yard kickoff return and an 80-yard punt return in the same season.
  • Became the first Green Bay rookie to register a punt return for a TD and a kickoff return for a score in the same season and the first Packer since Roell Preston did so in 1998.
  • One of only three players in franchise history to register a receiving TD, a punt return for a TD and a kickoff return for a score in the same season, joining Travis Williams (1969) and Robert Brooks (1994).
  • Set a franchise rookie record with 1,616 combined yards (375 receiving, 5 rushing, 941 kickoff return, 295 punt return), topping the previous mark held by Billy Howton (1,231 in 1952).
  • Tied for No. 3 in the NFL in 2011 in total kick return TDs with two, trailing only Arizona’s Patrick Peterson (four) and Chicago’s Devin Hester (three).


2012 SEASON
: Played in 15 games with eight starts and also started both postseason contests…Led the team in receptions (80) and receiving yards (954) and finished second with eight TD catches…Set a franchise single-season record with 2,342 combined net yards (954 receiving, 132 rushing, 964 kickoff return, 292 punt return), topping the previous team mark of 2,250 yards by Green in 2003…Also led the league in the category, becoming the first Packer to accomplish that feat since Williams did so in 1969 with 1,517 yards…Became the first player in NFL history to post 900-plus receiving yards and 900-plus kickoff return yards in the same season…Was named a first alternate for the Pro Bowl at kick returner…Averaged 25.4 yards on 38 kickoff returns and 9.4 yards on 31 punt returns (with a TD)…Over his last 12 games, caught 69 passes for 858 yards (12.4 avg.) and eight TDs…His seven TD grabs in his last nine games (Weeks 7-16) were tied for No. 4 in the NFL over that span…Vs. San Francisco (Sept. 9): Opened the season with a bang for the second consecutive year, returning a fourth-quarter punt 75 yards for a TD, his third kick return score (two punts, one kickoff) in just his 16th career regular-season game. Became the first player in NFL history to score on a kick return (punt or kickoff) in Week 1 each of his first two seasons in the league. Also caught a career-high nine passes for 77 yards (8.6 avg.)…Vs. New Orleans (Sept. 30): Finished with seven catches for 66 yards (9.4 avg.), seeing extended action in the second half after WR Greg Jennings left the game with a groin injury…At Indianapolis (Oct. 7): Again saw increased action with Jennings sidelined and posted four catches for a team-high 82 yards (20.5 avg.) and a TD, his first receiving score of the season…At Houston (Oct. 14): Recorded his first career 100-yard receiving game, hauling in seven passes for 102 yards (14.6 avg.). Returned three kickoffs for 86 yards (28.7 avg.), highlighted by a season-long 46-yarder late in the third quarter that ignited another TD drive…At St. Louis (Oct. 21): Caught eight passes for 89 yards (11.1 avg.) and two TDs, the first multi-TD receiving outing of his career…Vs. Arizona (Nov. 4): Matched his career high with two TD catches and finished with three receptions for 37 yards (12.3 avg.) on the afternoon…At Detroit (Nov. 18): Tied his career high with nine catches for 74 yards (8.2 avg.), highlighted by a game-winning 22-yard TD catch with 1:55 remaining that gave Green Bay a 21-20 lead in the 24-20 victory. The catch came on a corner route against CB Jacob Lacey as he hauled in the pass from QB Aaron Rodgers while avoiding S Ricardo Silva, who converged on the play just after the ball arrived…Vs. Detroit (Dec. 9): Notched his second 100-yard receiving game of the season, matching the 102-yard effort he posted at Houston in Week 6. Totaled a team-high seven grabs for 102 yards (14.6 avg.)…At Chicago (Dec. 16): Posted his second straight 100-yard effort, racking up a career-best 115 yards on six catches (19.2 avg.). Did not find the end zone, but almost all of the catches were critical, drive-extending plays that helped stake Green Bay to a 21-7 lead in the division-clinching win…Vs. Tennessee (Dec. 23): Eclipsed Green’s single-season franchise record for combined net yards on his first touch, a 14-yard punt return in the first quarter. Hauled in three passes for 62 yards (20.7 avg.) and a TD. Sustained an ankle injury on a third-quarter punt return, one that would sideline him for the remainder of the contest as well as the regular-season finale at Minnesota…At San Francisco (NFC Divisional, Jan. 12): Caught five passes for 24 yards (4.8 avg.) and rushed for 23 yards on two carries (11.5 avg.). Also assumed return duties in the second quarter and brought back four kickoffs for 71 yards (17.8 avg.).

2011: Appeared in 15 contests and the team’s playoff game in his rookie campaign…Was named a Pro Bowl alternate as a kick return specialist and to the Pro Football Weekly/PFWA All-Rookie team as a kickoff returner…Ranked No. 2 in the NFL in kickoff return average (27.7) and No. 7 in the league in punt return average (11.3)…Set a franchise rookie record with 941 kickoff return yards…Became the first player in franchise history and the first NFL rookie since the merger to record a 100-yard kickoff return and an 80-yard punt return in the same season…Became the first Packer since Preston (1998) to register a punt return for a TD and a kickoff return for a score in the same season…Caught 25 passes for 375 yards (15.0 avg.) and a TD and rushed for 5 yards on two carries (2.5 avg.)…Missed the season finale vs. Detroit (Jan. 1) due to a groin injury he sustained the previous week vs. Chicago…Vs. New Orleans (Sept. 8): Exploded onto the NFL landscape with a 108-yard kickoff return for a TD in the third quarter, which matched Patriots CB Ellis Hobbs’ return (Sept. 9, 2007) for the longest kickoff return in NFL history. Nearly lost his footing near the Green Bay 20 after spinning out of a hit by CB Leigh Torrence, but was held up by teammate John Kuhn, returned to his feet and went the rest of the way untouched for the score. Marked the Packers’ first kickoff return TD since Allen Rossum’s 92-yarder vs. Indianapolis (Nov. 19, 2000) and bested Carmichael’s previous franchise record (106 yards) for the longest kickoff return in team annals. At 21 years, 17 days old, became the youngest NFL player to return a kickoff for a TD since the Chicago Bears’ Andy Livingston did so on Dec. 13, 1964 (20 years, 53 days). The kickoff score marked Cobb’s second TD of the game as he made his way into the end zone in the first quarter on a 32-yard catch-and run from Rodgers. Became the first Packer since WR Javon Walker (Sept. 8, 2002) to catch a TD pass in his pro debut. Became just the second player in NFL history to catch a TD pass and score on a kickoff return in his pro debut, joining Detroit’s Bill Bowman (vs. Chicago, Sept. 26, 1954). Became the first Packer to post both in a game since Wuert Engelmann on Oct. 25, 1931, vs. Providence…Vs. Denver (Oct. 2): Finished with two receptions for a season-high 75 yards (37.5 avg.), highlighted by a career-long 61-yard grab late in the third quarter. It marked the longest reception by a Green Bay rookie since WR James Jones’ 79-yard TD at Denver on Oct. 29, 2007…Vs. Minnesota (Nov. 14): Made another splash on national television, this one coming on Monday Night Football as he returned the first punt of the game 80 yards for a TD. The play made him the first rookie in team history to post a punt return for a score and a kickoff return for a TD in the same season and marked the first punt return for a TD by a Packer since CB Will Blackmon’s 65-yarder at Minnesota on Nov. 9, 2008. Added a 55-yard kickoff return in the third quarter to set up a TD as he became the first NFL player since Kansas City’s Dante Hall (Dec. 8, 2002) to post an 80-plus-yard punt return and a 55-plus-yard kickoff return in the same game and the first Packer to do so since Williams (Nov. 2, 1969)…At Kansas City (Dec. 18): Saw increased time on offense with Jennings sidelined with a knee injury and led the team with a season-high four catches for 53 yards (13.3 avg.)...2011 Draft: Was selected by the Packers in the second round (No. 64 overall). Became the Packers’ highest draft pick from Kentucky since QB Babe Parilli was selected No. 4 overall in 1952. Was the first player drafted by Green Bay from Kentucky since DT Bill Bushong (seventh round) in 1972.

COLLEGE: Played in 36 games with 33 starts, catching 144 passes for 1,661 yards (11.5 avg.) and 13 TDs and rushing for 1,313 yards and 22 TDs on 228 carries (5.8 avg.)…Completed 62 of 122 passes for 689 yards and five TDs with five INTs…Averaged 9.8 yards on 63 punt returns with two TDs and posted a 24.6-yard average on 44 career kickoff returns…Holds the Kentucky career record for TDs with 37 while ranking fourth in career scoring with 226 points…Was a teammate of Packers P Tim Masthay with the Wildcats…Majored in community communications and leadership development…Junior season (2010): First-team All-America selection as an all-purpose player by three services (The Associated Press, ESPN.com, SportsIllustrated.com) and a consensus first-team All-SEC pick…Was a finalist for the Paul Hornung Award as the most versatile player in the country…Was the only player in FBS to rank first or second on the team in receiving, rushing and passing…Set the SEC single-season record for all-purpose yards with 2,396, topping the previous mark of 2,310 held by McFadden (2007)…Set the school single-season record for all-purpose yards per play (min. 150 plays) with a 12.1 average…Accounted for scores in eight different ways on the season with rushing, passing, receiving and punt-return TDs, throwing a TD pass on a fake field goal, and posting two-point conversions by rushing, passing and receiving…Led the team with 84 receptions for 1,017 yards (12.1 avg.) and seven TDs…Led the conference in catches per game and recorded four 100-yard games…Finished second on the team with 424 rushing yards and five TDs on 55 carries (7.7 avg.)…Also returned 31 kickoffs for 736 yards (23.7 avg.) and 28 punts for 219 yards (7.8 avg.) and a TD…Named National Wide Receiver/Running Back of the Week by the College Football Performance Awards vs. Auburn (Oct. 9) as he had a hand in all four UK touchdowns in the team’s 37-34 loss to the eventual national champions. Rushed for two scores, caught a 16-yard TD, and threw a 6-yard TD pass…Rushed 10 times for a career-best 170 yards (17.0 avg.) and two TDs vs. Vanderbilt (Nov. 13)…Caught a career-high 13 passes for 116 yards (8.9 avg.) at Tennessee (Nov. 27), the second-most receptions in a game in school history…Sophomore season (2009): Earned first-team All-SEC recognition as an all-purpose player by AP and ESPN.com…Won team awards as UK’s Most Valuable Player, Most Outstanding Offensive Player and Most Inspirational Offensive Player…Ranked second in the SEC in touchdowns, third in punt returns, fourth in all-purpose yardage and seventh in scoring…His 15 total TDs ranked second on the school’s single-season list…Led the team in receiving with 39 catches for 447 yards (11.5 avg.) and four TDs…Second on the team in rushing with 573 yards and 10 TDs on 94 carries (6.1 avg.)…Returned 24 punts for 308 yards (12.8 avg.), including a 73-yard TD return vs. Louisiana-Monroe (Oct. 24)…Freshman season (2008): Played in 11 games as a true freshman, starting four contests at WR and the final four games at QB…Named to the SEC’s All-Freshman Team at QB…The left-hander completed 52 of 99 passes (52.5 percent) for 542 yards, two TDs and five INTs…Rushed for 316 yards and seven TDs on 79 carries (4.0 avg.) and caught 21 passes for 197 yards (9.4 avg.) and two TDs…Also posted an 8.4-yard average on 11 punt returns…By the end of the season, was the only player in the nation to be serving as his team’s starting QB and punt returner…Missed all of one game and most of two others because of a high ankle sprain sustained vs. Middle Tennessee State (Sept. 13)…Earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors vs. Arkansas (Oct. 18) as he caught two TD passes in the final 4:15 to give the Wildcats a dramatic 21-20 come-from-behind victory over the Razorbacks...Finished with a season-high 73 yards receiving on five grabs (14.6 avg.)...Wore uniform No. 12 in the game as a tribute to WR Dicky Lyons, who had suffered a season-ending injury the previous week…Started his first career game at Mississippi State (Nov. 1), completing 7 of 13 passes for 56 yards and a TD with an INT in the Wildcats’ 14-13 victory...Believed to be the first UK true freshman QB to start and win an SEC road game since freshmen became eligible in the early 1970s.

PERSONAL: Given name Randall Ladonald Cobb II…Nicknamed “RC”...Born in Maryville, Tenn. …Single…Cousin, Shannon Mitchell, played tight end at Georgia and for the San Diego Chargers (1994-97)…Another cousin, Billy Williams, played wide receiver at Tennessee and was a seventh-round draft pick of the Arizona Cardinals in 1995…Received the “Chad Pennington Professional Athlete of the Year” award from the Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame in July 2013...High school: Named “Mr. Football” for Class AA in Tennessee as a senior at Alcoa (Tenn.) High…Was part of four consecutive state championship-winning teams at Alcoa, serving as the quarterback as a junior and senior…Earned all-state recognition each of his final two seasons…Rated one of the top 11 prospects in the state by the Orlando Sentinel and was a top-20 selection by Rivals.com…Teams posted a 27-3 mark in his two seasons as quarterback…Completed 89 of 139 passes (64.0 percent) for 1,765 yards, 22 TDs and only two INTs as a senior…Also rushed for 793 yards and 13 TDs on 88 carries (9.0 avg.)…Threw for 1,893 yards, 25 TDs and just four INTs during his junior campaign…Also participated in track all four years and was an all-district selection in basketball as a junior…Competed in the 100- and 200-meter dashes, along with the 4x100 and 4x200 relay teams…Finished third in the state in the 100 his senior year, posting his best time of 10.75 seconds…His 4x100 relay unit finished second in the state his junior year…Also an honor-roll student, was named to Who’s Who Among American High School Students…Community involvement: In May 2013, traveled the state as part of the Packers’ annual Tailgate Tour, making scheduled and surprise visits to various communities...Started a “Blessings in a Backpack” program at Alcoa (Tenn.) Elementary this offseason, which gives children that are on free or reduced lunch a backpack full of food for the weekend...Attended the annual holiday party for Families of Children with Cancer…Participated in the Green Bay Packers Golf Invitational in Kohler, Wis. …Hobbies/interests: Sold hot dogs at University of Tennessee football games when he was younger...Enjoys listening to music, spending time with friends, tubing and wakeboarding...Lists Michael Jordan as his favorite athlete, Entourage and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air as his favorite TV shows and Remember the Titans as his favorite movie...Names Tony Dungy’s Quiet Strength as his favorite book and Drake as his favorite musical artist...Attended the Kentucky Derby each of the last three years and Super Bowl XLVI...Residence: Alcoa, Tenn.