DENTON (11/10/05) Mean Green running back Patrick Cobbs took a step closer to the Academic All-America Team when he was named to one of ESPN The Magazine’s Academic All-District football teams.
Cobbs, who led the nation in rushing in 2003, was named to the District Six All-Academic First Team, putting him in the running for the 2005 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Football Team.
The senior, who led the nation in rushing in 2003, has already completed his first bachelor’s degree and will earn a second in December of this year in Sociology. He has been named to the President's and Commissioner's Honor Roll for academic success as well as garnering All-America honors for his feats on the field.
The ESPN The Magazine All-America Team will be announced on Thursday, December 1.
The Mean Green football team will return to action against Florida Atlantic this Saturday in Miami.