Pro Highlights

  • Has caught 230 passes for 2,726 yards (11.9 avg.) and 22 TDs over the past three seasons, one of only seven players in the NFL with 225-plus receptions, 2,500-plus receiving yards and 22-plus TD catches since 2014.
  • Ranks No. 9 in franchise history in receptions (366), No. 13 in receiving yards (4,488) and tied for No. 13 in TD catches (35).
  • Appeared in 13 games with 10 starts last season and caught 60 passes for 610 yards (10.2 avg.) and four TDs.
  • Tied an NFL single-game postseason record with three TD catches vs. the N.Y. Giants in an NFC Wild Card contest last season.
  • Played in every game with 15 starts in ’15 and posted a team-high 79 catches for 829 yards (10.5 avg.) and six TDs.
  • Started all 16 games in 2014 and posted career highs in catches (91), receiving yards (1,287) and receiving TDs (12) on the way to earning his first career Pro Bowl selection (injury replacement for WR Dez Bryant).
  • Was tied for No. 4 in the NFL in TD catches in ’14 and led the league with 10 receiving TDs in the red zone.
  • Is one of only five players in franchise history to register 90-plus receptions in a season, joining WRs Sterling Sharpe, Robert Brooks, Donald Driver and Jordy Nelson.
  • Was limited to just six games in 2013 due to a knee injury sustained at Baltimore in Week 6. Through Week 6, led the team in receptions with 29 and ranked No. 2 in receiving yards with 378.
  • Returned to action in the 2013 regular-season finale at Chicago and caught a pair of TD passes, highlighted by his 48-yard game-winning TD grab with 38 seconds remaining as the Packers captured their third straight NFC North title.
  • 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 posted by RB Ahman Green in 2003.
  • Became the first Packer to lead the NFL in combined net yards since RB Travis Williams did so in 1969 with 1,517 yards.
  • With 954 receiving yards and 964 kickoff return yards in 2012, became the first player in NFL history to post 900-plus yards in each category in the same season.
  • Was named the 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 his career, which ties him for No. 2 in franchise history behind only Williams (six TDs).
  • 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 also selected as a Pro Bowl alternate as a kick returner in 2011.
  • His 27.7-yard kickoff return average in ’11 ranks No. 3 in franchise history (min. 25 returns) behind only Dave Hampton (28.6 in 1971) and Al Carmichael (28.1 in 1956).
  • Tied a then-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 return a kickoff for a TD in his pro debut, joining Detroit’s Bill Bowman (vs. Chicago, Sept. 26, 1954).
  • Set a franchise rookie record in 2011 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, he 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 to do so since Roell Preston 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 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).
  • Was 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).


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…Earned his degree 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,, 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 his 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 Arkansas RB Darren 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…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.


Given name Randall Ladonald Cobb II…Born in Maryville, Tenn. …Married, wife’s name is Aiyda…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…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 in 2015 and Eisenhower Elementary (Green Bay) in 2016, which gives children who are on free or reduced lunch a backpack full of food for the weekend…Works with Big Brothers Big Sisters locally…Is active with Characters Unite, a national anti-bullying campaign…Attended the annual holiday party for Families of Children With Cancer…Participated in the Green Bay Packers Golf Invitational in Kohler, Wis. …Residence: Alcoa, Tenn.