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Cobb best player Phillips has been around as coach


Kentucky coach Joker Phillips says star wide receiver Randall Cobb is the best player he’s ever been around.

And just because Cobb doesn’t play for a national power doesn’t mean he shouldn’t be considered for college football’s top honor.

Phillips said Tuesday he considers is a “slap in the face” that Cobb wouldn’t receive Heisman Trophy consideration simply because he plays for the Wildcats and not a team like Florida.

Cobb has 342 all-purpose yards through two games for the Wildcats (2-0) and has accounted for four touchdowns. Phillips said the Heisman is awarded to the best player in the country and he thinks the award should be based on performance, not where a player goes to school.

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