Chris Cook (American football)

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Chris Cook
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Cook with the San Francisco 49ers in 2014
No. 31, 20, 22
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-02-15) February 15, 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth: Lynchburg, Virginia
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 212 lb (96 kg)
Career information
College: Virginia
NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 2 / Pick: 34
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 129
Sacks: 1.0
INTs: 0
Pass Def: 14
Player stats at NFL.com

Christopher O'Shea Cook (born February 15, 1987) is a former American football cornerback. He played college football at Virginia and was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the second round of the 2010 NFL Draft.

High school career[edit]

Cook attended Heritage High School in Lynchburg, Virginia. He played running back, wide receiver and quarterback on offense, and cornerback on defense. He rushed for 789 yards and 12 touchdowns and caught 10 passes for 250 yards and three more scores as a senior, he also threw six TD passes. He was named first-team all-state defensive back as a junior when he made more than 50 tackles and intercepted eight passes. Considered a three-star by Rivals.com, Cook accepted a scholarship to Virginia over Virginia Tech.

College career[edit]

Cook started 31-of-38 games for the Virginia Cavaliers, collecting 143 tackles with 5.5 tackles for loss, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery for a touchdown, 19 passes breakups and seven interceptions, two which he returned for touchdowns. His best season came as a senior, where he collected 40 tackles, including one stop for a three-yard loss, totaled a team-high four interceptions, one which he returned for a touchdown, and deflected six passes, including four on third down.

Professional career[edit]

Minnesota Vikings[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 2 in 212 lb 32½ in 9 1/4 in 4.46 s 132 ft  in
All values are from the NFL Combine

Cook was drafted by the Vikings in the second round with the 34th overall selection in the 2010 NFL Draft.

During a game against the Chicago Bears on December 1, 2013, Cook was ejected for making illegal contact with an official following an Alshon Jeffery touchdown.

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

On March 14, 2014, Cook signed a one-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers.[1] On March 14, 2015, Cook signed another one-year contract with the 49ers. He was released by the team on August 5, 2015.[2]

NFL stats[edit]

Year Team GP COMB TOTAL AST SACK FF FR FR YDS INT IR YDS AVG IR LNG TD PD
2010 MIN 6 21 16 5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
2011 MIN 6 20 17 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
2012 MIN 10 35 27 8 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
2013 MIN 12 47 41 6 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
2014 SF 6 6 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Career 40 129 107 22 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14

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Key

  • GP: games played
  • COMB: combined tackles
  • TOTAL: total tackles
  • AST: assisted tackles
  • SACK: sacks
  • FF: forced fumbles
  • FR: fumble recoveries
  • FR YDS: fumble return yards
  • INT: interceptions
  • IR YDS: interception return yards
  • AVG IR: average interception return
  • LNG: longest interception return
  • TD: interceptions returned for touchdown
  • PD: passes defensed

References[edit]

  1. ^ 49ers Sign Cornerback Chris Cook
  2. ^ "49ers Release CB Chris Cook". 49ers.com. Retrieved 6 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "Chris Cook Stats". ESPN. ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved 13 March 2015. 

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