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.
South Carolina Game to the Televised on ESPN2: The South Carolina at Kentucky game on Sat. Oct. 16 will be televised by ESPN2. Game time is 6:00 p.m.