By Cumberlands (Ky.) Sports Information Department
WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. - University of the Cumberlands (UC) (Ky.) football team has made history yet again. The first player in the 28 year history of the program will be in a NFL training camp come late July. Terrance Cobb (Knoxville, Tenn.) signed a Rookie Free Agent contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars shortly after the 2014 NFL Draft ended Saturday night.
While terms of the deal were not available at this time, Terrance is guaranteed to be in camp with the Jaguars.
Cobb had an outstanding tenure with the Patriots. He holds or has tied six rushing records throughout his career. He currently holds the record for most yards in a game (327), season (1991), and a career (4414). Cobb also has the most rushing TDs in a game (6), career (47), and is tied with Adam Craig (Jackson, TN) for season (26).
Tonight, after finding out the news, Cobb sent out a tweet saying, "Thanks for everybody's support truly blessed to further my playing career in Jacksonville."
A few weeks ago, Cobb referenced his time at U on Instagram saying, "Thanks [@ucumberlands] for being a great university to play at…Everybody who helped along the way…Proud of where I came from. The best is yet to come #strivetobeElite."
As mentioned before, this will be the first time in school history that a UC football student-athlete will be in the NFL. This is a perfect conclusion to a remarkable season that has ended truly historic.
For more information on Cobb, Patriot football, and UC athletics, visit www.cumberlandspatriots.com.