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R.C. Cosby III
Player Profile

Richmond, Va.

High School:
Highland Springs H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 219


WORTH NOTING: Competing for playing time at linebacker ... posted seven tackles, four unassisted, in the 2000 spring game.

AT VIRGINIA: 1999 - Red-shirted ... did not play in a game ... in uniform against Virginia Tech, Florida State and Georgia Tech.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played defensive end and linebacker for head coach Randy Stokes at Highland Springs High School ... totaled 75 tackles, including five quarterback sacks, as a senior ... also recovered three fumbles, intercepted a pass and blocked a punt ... rated the number 45 player in the ACC region by recruiting analyst Tom Lemming ... considered one of the top 31 linebackers in the ACC area by ACC Area Sports Journal ... rated the No. 13 player in Virginia by SuperPrep ... rated as the No. 11 prospect in Virginia by the Roanoke Times following his senior year ... named one of top 10 prospects in the state by the Charlottesville Daily Progress.

PERSONAL: Robert Earl Cosby, III ... born 2-11-80 ... son of Robert and Crystzl Cosby ... one brother, David, and one sister, Lynne' D.


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