• Brandin Cooks (WR) #10

    Brandin Cooks
    Team:New Orleans
    Ht / Wt:5'10" / 189 lb.
    College:Oregon State
    Born:September 25, 1993
    Drafted:2014 / Rd. 1 (20)
    Draft Team:NO

    2016 Season Stats

    Rec Rec Yds Rec TD Ru Att Ru Yds Ru TD
    78 1,173 8 6 30 0

    ADP Value & Outlook

    Last updated: February 20, 2017

    Brandin Cooks's fantasy value is measured by his average draft position (ADP) in fantasy football drafts. In recent drafts, Cooks's current ADP is 3.09, which indicates that his fantasy outlook is to be the 9th pick of the 3rd round, and 33rd selection overall.

    He was drafted 366 times in the latest ADP data, with a high of 20th and a low of 46th.

    Below is his trend in average draft position:

    Data from fantasy football 12-team standard scoring average draft position data, based off of the latest fantasy football mock drafts.

    Recent drafts with Brandin Cooks:

    Draft #DateFormatCooks's Draft Pick
    3981611 2/20/2017 Standard 38th
    3981606 2/20/2017 Standard 32nd
    3981581 2/20/2017 Standard 42nd
    3981577 2/20/2017 Standard 39th
    3981572 2/20/2017 Standard 35th
    3981533 2/20/2017 Standard 36th
    3981505 2/20/2017 Standard 37th
    3981501 2/20/2017 Standard 29th
    3981498 2/20/2017 Standard 35th

    Players drafted after Brandin Cooks:

    Thomas Rawls RB SEA 3.09
    LeGarrette Blount RB NE 3.10
    Tyreek Hill WR KC 3.10
    Drew Brees QB NO 3.12
    Allen Robinson WR JAC 3.12
    Sammy Watkins WR BUF 3.12
    Travis Kelce TE KC 4.01
    Doug Baldwin WR SEA 4.04
    Tevin Coleman RB ATL 4.04
    Eddie Lacy RB GB 4.05
    Alshon Jeffery WR CHI 4.07
    Andrew Luck QB IND 4.09
    Doug Martin RB TB 4.09
    Matt Ryan QB ATL 4.09
    Michael Crabtree WR OAK 4.10

    Injury History and Status

    No injury history available for Brandin Cooks.


    Brandin Cooks Biography

    Last updated: January 30, 2017

    Childhood and Highschool
    Brandin Cooks was born on 25th September, 1993, in Stockton, California. Cooks developed his drive as a result of losing his father at age 6, and the family struggles that they underwent. He joined Lincoln High School in Stockton where left impressive records. In his senior year alone, he recorded 66 receptions for 1,125 yards and a total of 11 touchdowns. According to Rivals.com, Cooks ranked 26th among the best wide receivers and 240th as an overall prospect in his class.

    Initially, Cooks had committed to attending University of California, Los Angeles and playing college football there. He later changed and went to Oregon State University. At Oregon State University, Cooks played at the wide receiver position. His college highlights video is available online. Some of his collegiate awards and honors include Biletnikoff Award, Hawaii Bowl Champion, and Consensus All-American. With 24 touchdowns, Brandin Cooks is also the 1st all-time career receiving touchdowns at his alma mater. He is also the 2013 NCAA front-runner in yards received as well as the 2013 Pac-12 leader in receiving touchdowns with 16 touchdowns in that year.

    NFL Draft
    At the 2014 NFL Draft Combine, New Orleans Saints selected Cooks as the 20th pick in the first round of the NFL Draft. New Orleans Saints gave their picks for the first and third rounds to Arizona Cardinals, trading up from the 27th spot. At the same NFL Draft Combine, Adidas awarded Cooks $ 100,000 after he ran the fastest 40-yard dash in the company’s cleats.  His 40 time on the occasion stood at 4.33 seconds and also recorded a high vertical leap. Weighing 190 pounds and with a height of 5’ 10” at the time, he ranked second among all the performers. You can view Cooks’ full draft profile here. 

    2015 NFL Season
    When 2015 began, Saints had Cooks as the team’s number one wide receiver. He began the season strongly coming back from a wrist injury that had cut short his rookie season. In a game against Philadelphia Eagles in Week 5, he recorded 5 catches for 107 yards and had a touchdown. Cooks would go ahead to finish the year with a total of 84 catches for 1,138 yards and 9 touchdowns. This impressive performance saw him lead the team in all the categories.

    2016 NFL Season
    Before the new season started, some internet outlets had pegged Cooks as a player who would break out. Brandin Cooks lived up to the hype that had been created on the internet, with 6 catches for a personal high of 143 yards and two touchdowns in the first week.
    A summary of his performance in 2016 is available through his 2016 highlights video.
    Personal life
    After his father had died of heart attack when he was 6 years old, Cooks and his three older brothers were raised by their mother, Andrea Cooks. Brandin Cooks’ Twitter handle is @brandincooks while his Instagram handle is @thearcher10.
    Brandin Cooks is currently on a four-year contract worth $ 8,383,452 with the New Orleans Saints. The contract includes $ 4,417,056 in signing bonus with $ 7,601,853 guaranteed and an average annual salary of $ 2,095,863.
    For Brandin Cooks’ Jersey and Autograph sale, click here.
    He dons jersey number 10 for Saints and has a current Madden 17 rating of 83, securing him a spot among the top 20% wide receivers.


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