Singor Mobley

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Singor Mobley
Date of birth (1972-10-12) October 12, 1972 (age 43)
Place of birth Tacoma, Washington
Career information
CFL status International
Position(s) Safety, Linebacker
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg)
College Washington State
High school Curtis Senior (WA)
Career history
As player
1995-1996 Edmonton Eskimos (CFL)
1997-1999 Dallas Cowboys
2000-2006 Edmonton Eskimos (CFL)
Career highlights and awards

Eskimos Records

  • Most Fumble Return Yards – Career (266)
  • Most Fumble Return Yards – Season (129) - 1995
Career stats

Singor A. Mobley (born October 12, 1972) is a former American football safety and linebacker in the National Football League and the Canadian Football League, for the Dallas Cowboys and Edmonton Eskimos. He played college football at Washington State University.

Early years[edit]

Mobley attended Curtis Senior High School, where he was a two-way player as a running back and defensive back. In his junior season he rushed for 1,147 yards and 13 touchdowns. In his final year he finished with 1,579 yards and 16 touchdowns,[1] was named back of the year, Class AAA All-State in both offense and defense.[2] He also contributed to his team winning two consecutive state titles.

He accepted a scholarship to play for Washington State University, where he became a four-year starter at strong safety.[3] He also was used as a kickoff returner. As a sophomore and junior he received honorable-mention All-Pac 10 honors.[4][5] As a senior he was named second-team All-Pac 10.[6]

Professional career[edit]

Edmonton Eskimos (first stint)[edit]

After not being selected in the 1995 NFL draft, he signed with the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League.

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

In 1997, he was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Dallas Cowboys, reuniting with former Cougars defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer, who was the team's defensive backs coach. He was one of thirteen rookies to make the team.[7]

He would spend three seasons with the Cowboys as a backup safety and special teams player. He wasn't re-signed at the end of the 1999 season.

Edmonton Eskimos (second stint)[edit]

On May 23, 2000, Mobley was signed by the Edmonton Eskimos and was moved to linebacker.[8] He led the team in tackles in 2004 (75) and 2005 (74).

In 2006, he was second on the team with 59 tackles. He was released after the season and announced his retirement on may 24, 2007.[9]

In all, Mobley played 158 games over nine seasons with the Eskimos, was a part of two Grey Cup championship teams, registered 602 tackles (21 for loss), 21 sacks, 24 passes defensed, 15 interceptions and 78 special teams tackles. In 1995, he set a team record with 129 yards in fumble recoveries. He is considered to be one of the greatest defensive players in franchise history.[10]

Personal life[edit]

Mobely is the secondary coach at Bonney Lake High School, Southeast of Tacoma, Washington.


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