Brandin Cooks: Records, durability, agility

A look at the school and NCAA records for WR Brandin Cooks, along with his college stats and high school and personal history.

RECORDS
NCAA Career-Record Results…
Among active NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision performers, Brandin Cooks ranked fifth in receiving yards and yards gained receiving per game (86.11)…His receiving yard total is 13th-best in that group and his average of 5.95 receptions per game is seventh-best among active players…
Pac-12 Conference Career-Record Results…Cooks ranks tenth in league history with 226 catches, eighth with 3,272 receiving yards and tied for 18th with twenty-six touchdown receptions…
School Career-Record Results…Cooks' 226 catches are topped by only Markus Wheaton (227; 2009-12) on the school record list…He joined Mike Hass (3,924; 2002-05) and James Newsom (3,572; 2001-03) as the only Oregon State players to gain over 3,000 receiving yards in a career…His twenty-four touchdown grabs broke the previous mark of twenty that was first set by Newsom and later matched by Hass…His thirteen 100-yard receiving performances are third in school annals behind Hass (19) and Newsom (16).

Oregon TRACK
Cooks also lettered in track at Oregon State…Posted personal bests of 6.81 seconds in the 60 meters in January, 2012…Had a 9.52-second clocking in the 100 meters and 19.59 seconds in the 200 meters during the 2012 season…Clocked at 21.59 in the 200m as a freshman.

INJURY REPORT
Cooks has never missed a college game due to an injury…Takes great pride that he has never missed a game at any level.

AGILITY TESTS
4.33 in the 40-yard dash…1.54 10-yard dash…2.53 20-yard dash…3.81 20-yard shuttle…
10.72 60-yard shuttle…6.76 three-cone drill…36-inch vertical jump…10'-0" broad jump… Bench pressed 225 pounds 16 times…30 ¾-inch arm length…9 5/8-inch hands…73-inch wingspan.

HIGH SCHOOL
Cooks attended Lincoln (Stockton, Cal.) High School, earning a four-star prospect billing from Rivals.com, as that recruiting service regarded him as the 26th-best receiver in the nation and ranked him 28th on their California Top 100 list…Earned Offensive Player of the Year in the Section, All-Area and team MVP two years each...Had 29 receptions for 600 yards and seven touchdowns as a sophomore…The following season, he made 46 catches for 783 yards and ten touchdowns as a flanker, and on defense, he gained 110 yards via three interception returns…During his final campaign, Cooks registered 66 receptions for 1,125 yards and eleven touchdowns, as he ended up with 1,525 all purpose yards, as the first-team All-League and All-Area selection was also named the team's Offensive Player of the Year…Was also a standout sprinter in track, participating in the Junior Olympics…
Closed out his prep career earning six total letters – three in football, two in track and one in basketball…Competed in the National Underclassmen Combine's All World Gridiron Classic December 31st, 2010 in Orlando and at the 2010 Nike Combine at Stanford, he earned MVP recognition.

PERSONAL
Cooks is majoring in human development and family sciences…his nickname is "sonic boom"…Son of Andrea and Worth Cooks…Has three brothers, Worth Jr., Fred and Andre…His stepbrother, Maurice Washington, played football at Texas A&M-Kingsville and was in the Oakland Raiders' training camp…Born 9/25/93 in Stockton, California.

RECEIVING STATISTICS…R/PG indicates receptions per game...GM/AVG indicates average yards gained per game.

STATS

GP

GS

NO

YARDS

AVG

TD

LONG

R/PG

GM/AVG

2011

12

03

031

   0391

12.61

 03

   59

 02.58

   032.58

2012

13

13

067

   1151

17.18

 05

   75

 05.15

   088.54

2013

13

13

128

   1730

13.52

 16

   55

 09.85

   133.08

TOTAL

38

29

226

   3272

14.48

 24

   75

 05.95

   086.11

 

KICKOFF RETURNS

PUNT RETURNS

STATS

NO

YARDS

AVG

TD

NO

YARDS

AVG

TD

2011

 08

     179

22.38

 00

 00

     000

00.00

 00

2012

 00

     000

00.00

 00

 00

     000

00.00

 00

2013

 00

     000

00.00

 00

 12

     072

06.00

 00

TOTAL

 08

     179

22.38

 00

 12

     072

06.00

 00

 

RUSHING STATISTICS

DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

STATS

NO

YARDS

AVG

TD

LONG

TK

SO

AS

FR

FC

2011

 10

     041

04.10

 00

   14

 02

 01

 01

 00

 00

2012

 19

     082

04.32

 00

   17

 00

 00

 00

 00

 00

2013

 32

     217

06.78

 02

   29

 02

 02

 00

 00

 00

TOTAL

 61

     340

05.57

 02

   29

 04

 03

 01

 00

 00

 

ALL-PURPOSE YARDAGE

STATS

CATCH

RUSH

K/RET

P/RET

YARDS

TDR

P/AVG

GM/AVG

2011

   0391

    041

    179

    000

    0611

  03

 12.47

   050.92

2012

   1151

    082

    000

    000

    1233

  05

 14.22

   094.85

2013

   1730

    217

    000

    072

    2019

  16

 11.74

   155.31

TOTAL

   3272

    340

    179

    072

    3863

  24

 12.58

   101.66

ADDITIONAL STATISTICS…Attempted one pass in 2011.


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