Garry Cobb II
At Stanford: Fifth-year senior who is now in position to compete for a starting spot at cornerback this season … After redshirting the ’98 season, Garry missed the entire ’99 campaign with a knee injury and all but two games in 2000 due to injuries … Proved to be a capable backup and special teams player … Will see significant playing time in the secondary either in a starting or reserve role in 2002 … Named a First-Team selection to the Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports-Scholar Awards for 2002.
The 2001 Season: As a backup cornerback, he saw significant playing time in Stanford’s nickel and dime packages … Started game seven at Washington for an injured Ryan Fernandez … He finished the season with 19 total tackles and one forced fumble, that coming in the season finale vs. San Jose State … Had a season-high eight tackles vs. Georgia Tech in the Seattle Bowl … Registered six tackles vs. San Jose State … Recorded four tackles vs. Washington and three vs. UCLA and Arizona State … Named First-Team Academic All-Pac-10.
The 2000 Season: Appeared in games against Washington State and San Jose State before missing the rest of the season … Recorded two tackles, including one unassisted, at Washington State.
The 1999 Season: Forced to miss the entire season due to a knee injury.
The 1998 Season: Redshirted the season as a true freshman.
In High School: Three-year starter at cornerback and wide receiver at Cherry Hill East High School in New Jersey … Recorded 22 interceptions in his three-year career … He was twice named First-Team All-South Jersey and all-conference as a cornerback … As a senior, he was named to the New Jersey Coaches Association Super 100 All-State team … He had 54 tackles and three interceptions as a senior to go along with 42 receptions and three touchdowns … As a junior, he picked off eight passes and also had 38 catches for three TDs … Had 11 interceptions as a sophomore and was named Second-Team All-Conference.
Personal Information: History major … Son of former NFL player Garry Cobb, who played at the University of Southern California before an 11-year pro career with the Detroit Lions, Philadelphia Eagles, and Dallas Cowboys … Garry, Sr., played in the Rose Bowl for USC in both 1977 and ’79.