Big Blue Fans Respected Ashton Cobb

In the 2007 season of Ashton Cobb’s collegiate football career at the University of Kentucky, Cobb was second among University of Kentucky defensive backs with 42 tackles in the season. Cobb started in two games, and opened at free safety versus LSU, starting at strong safety versus Florida. Cobb set a career high with seven tackles against LSU, matching this with seven tackles at Vanderbilt. Cobb made his first career interception against Eastern Kentucky.

Ashton Cobb

Ashton Cobb excelled at the safety position at the University of Kentucky in Lexington in the United States. Cobb played both strong and free safety positions during his time with UK. Cobb was named Mr. Kentucky, which lauded Cobb as, pound for pound, the strongest man on the UK team. Cobb ran the 40 in 4.51, gaining stats of over 100 tackles, 3 interceptions, 3 forced fumbles and 2 fumble recoveries with one for a touchdown.

As a member of the football squad of University of Kentucky, Ashton Cobb was popular and respected with fans of the Big Blue, who universally regarded him as extremely talented and skilled at the Safety defensive position. “#2–He is a quality player,” opined one blog fan. Cobb delivered steadily positive performance game after game at UK, executing with increasing skill and certainty the decisive passing blocks and aborted rushing games of opponents from his strong Safety defensive position. In 2009, Cobb was a decisive force in the Wildcats miraculous after halftime comeback to upset LSU as the Wildcats triumphed in the Liberty Bowl.



Highest Level of Professional Play – Ashton Cobb

Ashton Cobb is today a free agent with the NFL, hoping for a strong Safety berth on a professional football team. Despite facing a number of rival leagues in the United States through the 30’s and 40’s, only the Canadian Football League today remains with the National Football League in North America. The CFL operates as an independent football league operating under a different football code with differing rules. The NFL merged with the American Football League in 1966 and initiated the Super Bowl game at the end of that season.

Ashton Cobb

Participation as a professional player with the NFL is the highest aspiration for players with the skill and grit to play on this most difficult level of athletic skill, as Ashton Cobb wishes to do. The NFL has the highest average attendance of any professional sports league in the world. The Super Bowl is the biggest club sporting event in the world, and Super Bowl Games occupy the Top 5 of the most watched United States television broadcasts in the world. The Dallas Cowboys franchise is the most valuable NFL franchise at a worth of $4 billion. The most NFL championships are held by the Green Bay Packers at thirteen. The most Super Bowl championships have been won by the Pittsburgh Steelers with six. Currently, the Denver Broncos hold the NFL championship title.

Ashton Cobb is currently a free agent in the NFL, after playing a season for the Boston Brawlers, a football club in the Fall Experimental Football League, the FXFL.


Ashton Cobb Navigates Complexities of Free Agency

Ashton Cobb, currently an NFL free agent, is the perfect strong safety. Physical, with great feet and quickness and exceptional speed, Cobb stops the run with tackling athleticism at his command. With today’s passing game enjoying extreme popularity, Cobb covers receivers with alacrity. Strong safeties are relied upon to move quickly all over the field, able to make plays on both the run and the pass.

Ashton Cobb

Ashton Cobb is excited about the prospect of playing in the National Football League of the United States, and as a free agent, is a player of professional sports who has eligibility to sign and play with any football club or franchise. Free agents are not under contract to any specific team, or, the term free agent may also be applied to players who are under contract but who are allowed to search for offers from other football teams. In some cases, free agents like Ashton Cobb may be limited as to their signing options by league rules.

Unrestricted free agents may entertain offers to play from any and all other teams and to make their own contractual decisions. Unrestricted free agents may sign with any club up until and including the first scheduled day of NFL training camp in July. After that, the unrestricted free agent’s rights revert to his prior club if it has made him an offer of 110 percent of last year’s salary by June 1. His old club may resign him up until the Tuesday after the 10th week of the season. If he is not resigned, he must sit out that season. If the player was not offered a contract by June 1, he can be signed anywhere at any time throughout the season. Unrestricted free agents are players who have completed four or more seasons and have an expired contract.

Ashton Cobb is a free agent in the National Football League of the United States, and maintains a rigorous training schedule of 5 or more hours a day. Cobb remains at his peak athletic skills, reiterating his desire to play at strong safety, free safety, linebacker and even a defensive back position as a professional player. To date, Cobb has excelled as a strong safety on the defensive squad for the University of Kentucky at Lexington in the United States, and his daily workout regimen reinforces his skills at that position, while he also trains as a free safety, linebacker and defensive back. The position of safety relies on a complex understanding of the game and its offensive plays, the running game, the passing game, and the various skills of those who play on the opposing offensive line. As such, safeties like Cobb use their game acumen as well as smarts and game instincts.