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Jacob Cosby Athlete Profile

Jacob Cosby

Jacob Cosby
Height: 5-9 Weight: 140 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2006 | 2008-2009 | 2011-2012 Hometown: Flower Mound, TX Mission: Tallahassee, FL Last School: Marcus High School


  • Born in Tucson, Ariz.
  • Parents are Van and Ruth Cosby
  • Working on a master's degree in accounting
  • Wife, Lauren, plays on the BYU women's soccer team

Before BYU

  • Four-time district champion (twice in 800m, twice in 1600m)
  • Regional champion in the 800m
  • All-state in cross country and track and field in 2005
  • Was ranked second in the nation in the 1600m
  • Lettered three years in cross country and four years in track
  • Holds school records in the 800m and 1600m


2009: Freshman
Place Event Time Distance
42 BYU Autumn Classic* 21:47.9 4 Miles
2006: Redshirt
Place Event Time Distance
36 BYU Autumn Classic 21:37 4 Miles

* - Unattached

Men's Track Profile

2006 | Freshman Year

Ran unattached at the BYU Autumn Classic with a time of 21:47, coming in 42nd place.