Trevor Cobb is one of the most notable football players to have competed for the Rice Owls. He played running back for Rice from 1989 to 1992 and had an outstanding college career. Cobb still holds several Rice and NCAA records, including the record for most career all-purpose yards in NCAA Division I-A history with 7,730 yards.
During his time at Rice, Cobb rushed for 4,948 yards and 29 touchdowns, while also catching 134 passes for 1,476 yards and 6 touchdowns. He was a three-time All-Southwest Conference selection and was named the conference’s Offensive Player of the Year in 1991.
After his college career, Cobb played in the NFL for five seasons with the Chicago Bears and the Green Bay Packers. Despite a relatively short professional career, Cobb remains one of the most beloved players in Rice football history and was inducted into the Rice Athletics Hall of Fame in 2004.