Cobb Named National WR/RB of the Week

Kentucky's Randall Cobb was honored as the National WR/RB of the week after he accounted for four touchdowns against Auburn.

LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky junior Randall Cobb has been named National Wide Receiver/Running Back of the Week for his four touchdown performance Saturday vs. Auburn. The honor is bestowed by the College Football Performance Awards.

Cobb opened the game with a 36-yard kickoff return into Auburn territory, then concluded the possession with a two-yard touchdown run. Later in the game he added a six-yard touchdown pass to freshman tight end Jordan Aumiller, a 16-yard TD catch from Mike Hartline and a one-yard scoring run.

In the process, Cobb tied the Kentucky record for most touchdowns in a career with 32. He also was the first player since Shane Boyd in 2003 to run for a touchdown, catch a touchdown pass and throw a TD pass in the same game. Cobb rang up 207 total yards during the game, including 47 rushing, 68 receiving, 86 on kickoff returns and six passing yards.


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