Cobb headed to Senior Bowl; Botticelli, Thompson and Wilson to NFLPA Collegiate Bowl
January 8, 2015 — 3:07pm
David Cobb is one of four graduating Gophers seniors who'll be in action this month in collegiate all-star games. Cobb has accepted an invite to play in the Senior Bowl on Jan. 24 in Mobile, Ala.
He'll be joined there by Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah, Michigan State's Jeremy Langford and Auburn's Cameron Artis-Payne, among other top running backs.
The Gophers also will have three recent grads in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl -- Cameron Botticelli, Cedric Thompson and Damien Wilson. That game is Jan. 17 in Carson, Calif., and the head coaches are Mike Holmgren and Mike Martz.
The Senior Bowl will be on NFL Network. The NFLPA Collegiate Bowl will be on ESPN2.
Megan Ryan is a sports reporter at the Star Tribune covering college sports, including Gophers football and hockey. Ryan covered Minnesota United FC during its first two years of existence. She previously spent two years at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette covering Penn State football, Robert Morris basketball and high school sports. Email Megan to talk about the Gophers.