Emanuel Cook

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Emanuel Cook
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Cook at Ravens M&T Bank Stadium practice in August 2012.
Free agent
Personal information
Born: (1988-01-20) January 20, 1988 (age 31)
Riviera Beach, Florida
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight:224 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school:Palm Beach Gardens (FL) Community
College:South Carolina
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Passes defensed:0
Forced fumbles:1
Player stats at NFL.com
Career Arena statistics
Passes defensed:14
Forced fumbles:3
Player stats at PFR
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Emanuel Cook (born January 20, 1988) is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He played college football at South Carolina. Cook has also been a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Hartford Colonials, and Baltimore Ravens.

Early years[edit]

Cook graduated from Palm Beach Gardens Community High School where he rushed for 2,027 yards and 27 touchdowns as a senior and was recognized as the South Florida Sun-Sentinel Player of the Year for large schools. He led his team to the Class 6A state title as a senior, marking the first state championship in school history. Cook ran for 373 yards and five touchdowns in a game against Atlantic, busted a 99-yard run vs. Lake Worth in the playoffs, and rushed for 243 yards and four scores in the state title game.

College career[edit]

In 2008 Cook was the team's leading tackler but was declared academically ineligible for the Outback Bowl. His 2008 totals were 97 tackles (62 solo) and one interception. In 2007, he earned second-team All-SEC honors by the SEC coaches, the Associated Press, and Rivals.com. He led the team with 92 tackles, including 77 solos, including eight for losses. He also had 4 sacks, 3 interceptions, 5 passes broken up and forced 2 fumbles. In 2006, he earned freshman All-SEC honors by both the league's coaches and the Sporting News and tied for third on the team in tackles with 47, including 40 solo stops and five tackles for loss, despite playing only 10 games.

Professional career[edit]


Pre-draft measureables
Height Weight 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20 ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
5-9¾ * 197 * 4.57 * 1.53 * 2.65 * 4.42 ** 7.11 ** 35" * 9'08" * 18 * 11 *
* represents NFL combine, **represents Pro Day"X" Denotes "No Data" or "Did Not Participate"

Professional career[edit]

New York Jets[edit]

Cook was signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent and then released prior to the 2009 NFL season.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

Cook was signed to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' practice squad on November 11, 2009. On January 5, 2010, he was signed to a reserve/future contract. He was waived on June 18.[1]

Second stint with the New York Jets[edit]

Cook was re-signed by the New York Jets on July 29, 2010.[2] Cook was then waived by the team on September 3, 2010.[3]

Hartford Colonials[edit]

Cook was signed by the Hartford Colonials of the United Football League on September 16, 2010.

Third stint with the New York Jets[edit]

Cook was re-signed by the Jets on December 8, 2010 to a three-year contract following injuries to safeties Jim Leonhard and James Ihedigbo.[4] Cook was waived on November 28, 2011.[5]

Baltimore Ravens[edit]

Cook was claimed off waivers by the Baltimore Ravens on November 29, 2011.[6]

Orlando Predators[edit]

On April 28, 2015, Cook was assigned to the Orlando Predators of the Arena Football League. On January 5, 2016, Cook was placed on recallable reassignment. On March 30, 2016, Cook was assigned to the Predators once again.

Tampa Bay Storm[edit]

On October 14, 2016, Cook was assigned to the Tampa Bay Storm in the dispersal draft.


  1. ^ Biggs, Brad (June 18, 2010). "Bucs sign 7th rounder Lorig, cut two". nationalfootballpost.com. Retrieved June 18, 2010.
  2. ^ Allen, Eric (July 29, 2010). "McKnight to Active NFI Tops Late Roster Moves". New York Jets. Archived from the original on August 1, 2010. Retrieved August 4, 2010.
  3. ^ Mehta, Manish (September 3, 2010). "Jets in process of trimming roster to 53". New York Daily News. Archived from the original on September 7, 2010. Retrieved September 3, 2010.
  4. ^ Wilson, Aaron (December 8, 2010). "Jets sign Emanuel Cook". National Football Post. Archived from the original on November 30, 2011. Retrieved November 30, 2011.
  5. ^ Cimini, Rich (November 28, 2011). "Curious move: Cook is cut". ESPN. Archived from the original on November 29, 2011. Retrieved November 28, 2011.
  6. ^ Zrebiec, Jeff (November 29, 2011). "Ravens claim Cook off waivers from the New York Jets". The Baltimore Sun. Archived from the original on November 30, 2011. Retrieved November 30, 2011.

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