This date in Kernels alumni history – December 9, 2012 – Quan Cosby returns three punts for the Jacksonviille Jaguars
On December 9, 2012, Quan Cosby (Cedar Rapids Kernels – 2003-04) served as the Jacksonville Jaguars punt returner in their game against the New York Jets today. Cosby returned three punts for a total of 25 return yards averaging 8.3 yards per return. This is Cosby’s fourth team he has played for in the NFL. He had played previously for the Cincinnati Bengals, Denver Broncos and the Indianapolis Colts. Click here to see one of Cosby’s punt returns as a member of the Cincinnati Bengals.
Quan Cosby was a member of the 2003 and 2004 Cedar Rapids Kernels squads. Cosby hit .249 with 17 stolen bases in 104 games during the 2003 season. The Kernels finished in 10th place at 66-72 under manager Todd Claus. Cosby returned in 2004 where he hit .249 with 24 stolen bases and 12 triples. The 2004 Cedar Rapids Kernels team finished with a record of 75-64 under manager Bobby Magallanes. The Kernels lost in the 1st round of the Midwest League playoffs to the Clinton Lumberkings.
Following the 2004 season, Quan Cosby decided to attend the University of Texas to play football under coach Mack Brown.