Predators strengthen protection with veteran OL CJ Cobb
Wednesday November 25, 2015
ORLANDO – November 25, 2015 – The Orlando Predators have agreed to terms with veteran offensive lineman CJ Cobb, the franchise announced today. Cobb enters his sixth season in the Arena Football League.
“CJ is a veteran player who approaches the game as a professional,” said Head Coach Rob Keefe. “He has outstanding work ethic and puts great effort towards perfecting his craft. We’re excited to add a player with his leadership traits to our locker room.”
Cobb (6-4, 320, Cincinnati) spent the past three seasons with the Cleveland Gladiators. He started all 16 games in which he played in 2015, anchoring a unit that allowed the third-lowest total number of sacks (15) in the AFL. He began his AFL career as a rookie with the Chicago Rush in 2011, where he played his first two seasons.
A native of Jacksonville, Cobb attended Sandalwood High School, where he earned All-League honors and All-Coast Area accolades as a senior in 2006. He played college football at the University of Cincinnati and started all 12 games during his final season, seeing action at right guard and right tackle.
About The Orlando Predators
The Orlando Predators celebrate their 25th Anniversary in 2016 as Central Florida’s most exciting and innovative professional sports franchise. Proud members of the Arena Football League, the Predators have achieved unprecedented success on the field. Orlando has advanced to the AFL playoffs a league-leading 22 times in their history while securing seven conference championships, including two ArenaBowl Championship victories in 1998 and 2000.