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Garry Cobb Birthday and Biography

Born:  March 16, 1957

Birthplace: Carthage, North Carolina

Zodiac Sign:  Pisces

Garry Wilbert Cobb is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions, and Philadelphia Eagles.

Cobb played college football at the University of Southern California.

He is a Philadelphia Eagles analyst for Fox affiliate WTXF-TV and 94.1 WIP.

Cobb also got into politics briefly, becoming the Republican nominee for New Jersey's 1st congressional district in the United States House of Representatives in 2014, losing that election to Donald Norcross.

Cobb resides in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, with his wife Gwendolyn, whom he met while in college.

They have three adult children together - two daughters, and a son, Garry Cobb II, who played cornerback at Stanford University (1998–2002).

He is known for his interest in urban youth and was honored in 2002 by then-President George W. Bush for his work as a mentor to troubled youngsters.

He is a former member of the Board of Caring People Alliance of Philadelphia, which runs the ELRC, 3 Boys & Girls Clubs, and Older Adults programming.

He is the author of the book Don't Be Clueless: 7 Keys to Life in the Real World, which targets urban youth’s challenges.


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