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Cedric Cobbs Assigned to Twisters

June 18, 2008 - arenafootball2 (af2) - Arkansas Diamonds News Release

(North Little Rock, AR) - The Arkansas Twisters have been assigned former University of Arkansas star running back Cedric Cobbs by the arenafootball2 league office. Cobbs will not be active for the Twisters' upcoming game with Tri-Cites.

Cobbs was drafted in the fourth round (128th overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft by the New England Patriots, where he earned a Super Bowl Championship.

The Little Rock native won an Arkansas state football championship at JA Fair High School and went on to star for the University of Arkansas Razorbacks. He ran for a then freshman rushing record in '99 that has since been broken by Darren McFadden. He finished his college career with 3,027 rushing yards, which is the third highest total in school history. He helped lead the Razorbacks to a 9-4 record his senior year in '03, was named first team All-SEC, and was Offensive MVP of the Independence Bowl.

Arkansas will put its season high four game win streak on the line with it plays Tri-Cities in the Pacific Northwest on Saturday, June 21st at 9pm Central Time.

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