Cobbs at Redskins training camp in 2018
|Born:||August 25, 1995|
Oak Park, Illinois
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||220 lb (100 kg)|
|High school:||Oak Park (IL)|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
Simmie O. Cobbs Jr. (born August 25, 1995) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Indiana, and was signed by the Washington Redskins as an undrafted free agent in 2018.
Cobbs attended Oak Park and River Forest High School in Oak Park, Illinois. He originally committed to Purdue University to play college football but changed his commitment to Indiana University.
|Name||Hometown||High school / college||Height||Weight||Commit date|
|Simmie Cobbs, Jr.
|Oak Park, Illinois||Oak Park and River Forest High School||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)||220 lb (100 kg)||Feb 3, 2014|
|Recruiting star ratings: Scout: Rivals: 247Sports: ESPN:|
|Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 74 (WR) 247Sports: 84 (WR) ESPN: 74 (WR)|
As a freshman, Cobbs started all 12 games of the season. Cobbs recorded 114 receiving yards, with no touchdowns. His longest reception was for 34 yards against Indiana State. Due to Cobbs status as a freshman, as well as competing with teammate and future-NFL player Shane Wynn for receptions, Cobbs overall numbers were limited.
Cobbs took a medical redshirt in 2016 after player in only one game that season due to an ankle injury. After his redshirt junior season in 2017, Cobbs entered the 2018 NFL Draft. During his career, he had 139 receptions for 1,990 yards and 12 touchdowns. He is also tied for fourth in Indiana history with seven 100-yard games.
|Ht||Wt||Hand size||40-yard dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert jump||Broad||BP|
|6 ft 3 in
|9 1⁄4 in
|4.64 s||4.32 s||6.7 s||30 in
|9 ft 5 in
|All values from NFL Combine|
Cobbs signed with the Washington Redskins as an undrafted free agent following the 2018 NFL Draft. On September 1, 2018, he was waived for final roster cuts before the start of the season, but signed to the team's practice squad the next day.
New Orleans Saints
Cobbs was waived during final roster cuts on August 30, 2019.
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