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    Erryn Cobb
    Erryn Cobb

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Woodridge, Ill.

    High School:
    Downers Grove North

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 250

    Position:
    TE/FB

    Birthdate:
    03/06/1984



    General: Four-year letterwinner ... Team co-captain his senior year ... Talented athlete and one of team's unsung heroes ... Experienced player who led by example and gave the offense a physical presence ... Played in 49 career games.

    2006: One of four team captains ... Recipient of team's George W. Ballantine Award (given for enthusiasm and leadership) ... Starting superback (tight end/fullback) ... Delivered one of his career's top plays in season-opener at Miami (Ohio) -- blocked a punt, recovered the ball and scored a TD to give the Wildcats a 7-0 lead ... That play helped him earn Big Ten Co-Special Teams Player of the Week honors ... Came back the next week vs. New Hampshire and blocked a second punt in NU's second game ... Became first NU player in 39 years to block two punts in a single season ... Notched his first carry of the year, a 3-yard rush for a first down against Nevada ... Caught a 26-yard pass against Ohio State before leaving the game with an injured ankle ... Returned to play the next week in career finale vs. Illinois.

    2005: Team's primary starting tight end ... Caught first two collegiate passes (for 29 yards) vs. Ohio (Sept. 3).

    2004: Team's starting fullback when NU employed a second or blocking back ... First-year starter who was moved from linebacker to fullback in the previous spring.

    2003: Backup linebacker who saw extensive action on special teams ... Notched a pair of tackles, including a solo hit in the Motor City Bowl vs. Bowling Green.

    2002: Redshirted.

    High School: A first-team all-state, all-area and all-conference selection ... Earned all-state honors at defensive end ... West Suburban Silver Conference MVP ... Team MVP ... Registered 13 sacks, rushed for more than 700 yards and returned three kickoffs for touchdowns his senior season ... Helped lead team (5-5) to first-round of Class 8A state playoffs ... Also ran track ... Coached by Pete Ventrelli.

    Personal: Born Erryn W. Cobb on 3/6/84 ... Son of Roosevelt and Nell Cobb ... Chose NU over Illinois, Nebraska, Missouri and Iowa ... Communication studies major.

    The Cobb File
    Q: A song that best describes you is...
    A: I'll Never Change -- Jay Z
    Q: If you could dine with anyone from any period in history, who would it be?
    A: My grandmother
    Q: If you could have a starring role in any film already made, which movie would you pick?
    A: Fight Club
    Q: If you could choose the title of your autobiography, what would it be?
    A: Cowboy Up
    Q: What is the greatest lesson in life that you have learned?
    A: Respect everyone even if you don't like them. You can learn something from everyone.
    Q: If you had to choose the best television show ever made, which one would you pick?
    A: The Chappelle Show
    Q: My favorite pregame ritual is...
    A: Listening to music
    Q: My favorite opposing stadium to play in is...
    A: I hate them all
    Q: My ultimate SportsCenter highlight would be...
    A: Our team celebrating after winning the Rose Bowl
    Q: The person that inspires me the most is...
    A: My parents because I am nothing without them.
    Q: My favorite food is...
    A: Anything Mexican
    Q: If I were not playing football, I would be...
    A: An unhappy person
    Q: When I played football as a kid, I pretended to be...
    A: Jerome Bettis
    Q: Which current NU football player is the biggest jokester?
    A: Demetrius Eaton
    Q: If you could suddenly possess an extraordinary talent in one of the arts, what would you like it to be?
    A: I would like to be able to draw
    

    Cobb's Career Statistics

    RUSHING
             G	Att	Yds	TD	Lg	Avg/C	Avg/G
    2003	13	0	0	0	0	0.0	0.0
    2004	12	0	0	0	0	0.0	0.0
    2005	12	0	0	0	0	0.0	0.0
    2006	12	3	10	0	6	3.3	0.8
    TOTAL	49	3	10	0	6	3.3	0.2
    

    TOTAL OFFENSE G Rush Pass Total Avg/G 2003 13 0 0 0 0.0 2004 12 0 0 0 0.0 2005 12 0 0 0 0.0 2006 12 10 0 10 0.8 TOTAL 49 10 0 10 0.2

    RECEIVING G Rec Yds TD Lg Rec/G Avg/C Avg/G 2003 13 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2004 12 1 7 0 7 0.1 7.0 0.6 2005 12 2 29 0 15 0.2 14.5 2.4 2006 12 2 26 0 26 0.2 13.0 2.2 TOTAL 49 5 62 0 26 0.1 12.4 1.3

    TACKLES G UA A Total TFL Yds PD FF FR Blkd 2003 13 1 1 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 2004 12 5 4 9 0.0 0 0 1 0 2005 12 1 3 4 0.0 0 0 0 0 2006 12 2 1 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 2 TOTAL 49 9 9 18 0.0 0 0 1 0 2

    PUNT RETURNS G No. Yds TD Lg Avg/R Avg/G 2003 13 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2004 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2005 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2006 12 1 23 1 8 23.0 1.9 TOTAL 49 1 23 1 8 23.0 0.5

    KICK RETURNS G No. Yds TD Lg Avg/R Avg/G 2003 13 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2004 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2005 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2006 12 1 -1 0 0 -1.0 -0.1 TOTAL 49 1 -1 0 0 -1.0 0.0

    ALL PURPOSE G Rush Rec PR KR IR Total Avg/G 2003 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2004 12 0 7 0 0 0 7 0.6 2005 12 0 29 0 0 0 29 2.4 2006 12 10 26 23 -1 0 58 4.8 TOTAL 49 10 62 23 -1 0 94 1.9

    SCORING G TD Rush Pass Retn PAT 2PAT FG Total Avg/G 2003 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2004 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2005 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2006 12 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 0.5 TOTAL 49 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 0.1