Friday, December 10, 2010
Randall Cobb a finalist for Hornung Award
By ESPN.com staff
Kentucky's Randall Cobb is one of three finalists for the inaugural Paul Hornung Award, which will be presented on Jan. 25 to the most versatile player in college football.
Stanford fullback/linebacker Owen Marecic and TCU receiver Jeremy Kerley are the other two finalists.
Cobb is second nationally with 2,192 all-purpose yards. He's accounted for 16 touchdowns -- seven receiving, five rushing, three passing and one on a punt return. He's also tied for the SEC lead with 79 catches.
Marecic averaged 110 plays a game going both ways for the Cardinal. He had 45 tackles at linebacker and rushed for 42 yards and four touchdowns at fullback.
Kerley led the Mountain West Conference averaging 123 all-purpose yards and tied a school record with 10 touchdown receptions.