Brandin Cooks   #12 WR

Height: 5-10   Weight: 183   Age: 25

Born: 9/25/1993 Stockton , CA

College: Oregon State

Experience: 5th season

High School: Lincoln HS [Stockton, CA]

REC

59

YDS

964

AVG

16.3

TDS

3

Draft 2014

Pick No.20

Selected By: New Orleans Saints

Round: 1

Pick (Overall): 20 (20)

Pick Analysis: Competed in the Junior Olympics as a sprinter and also played basketball as a California prep. Played all 38 games of his career. Started three games at flanker as an injury replacement for James Rodgers in 2011, with 31 receptions for 391 yards (12.6-yard average) and three touchdowns. Added eight kickoff returns for 179 yards (22.4). In 2012, started all 13 games at flanker opposite Steelers 2013 third-rounder Markus Wheaton and produced 67 catches for 1,151 yards (17.2) and five TDs. Hurt his ankle against Oregon and missed most of the Nicholls State contest. Won the Biletnikoff Award as the nation's top receiver in 2013, when he established Pac-12 single-season records with 128 receptions and 1,730 receiving yards, which led the FBS, in 13 starts at flanker; he also had 16 receiving touchdowns. Returned 12 punts for 72 yards (6.0). Also had 61 career rushes for 340 yards (5.6) and two touchdowns. Owns Oregon State record for career touchdown catches (24). Team captain.

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  1. Saints select Cooks with No. 20 pick

    Published: May 8, 2014 at 10:40 p.m.

    The New Orleans Saints select Oregon State wide receiver Brandin Cooks with the No. 20 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft.

  2. Cooks: 'My mindset is go for Rookie of the Year'

    Published: May 8, 2014 at 11:16 p.m.

    New Orleans Saints wide receiver Brandin Cooks explains why he is more than just a slot receiver and that he learned a lot in a pro-style system at Oregon State that will help his transition to the NFL.

  3. 2014 Draft profile: WR Brandin Cooks, Oregon State

    Published: April 11, 2014 at 06:50 p.m.

    Take a look at the college highlights of Oregon State wide receiver Brandin Cooks.

  4. Cooks: Whoever drafts me is getting a No. 1 receiver

    Published: April 4, 2014 at 08:04 p.m.

    After an accomplished college career, Brandin Cooks believes he is poised to make an impact at the next level, claiming that his ultimate NFL team will have drafted a potential No. 1 wide receiver.

  5. NFL Comparisons: Brandin Cooks

    Published: Feb. 27, 2014 at 06:01 p.m.

    Which speedy NFL wide receiver does Oregon State's Brandin Cooks compare to? Former NFL scout Bucky Brooks supplies the breakdown.

  6. Brandin Cooks 2014 Combine Workout

    Published: March 14, 2014 at 03:57 p.m.

    Watch Oregon State wide receiver Brandin Cooks work out at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine.

  7. Cooks' blistering 4.33 40-yard dash

    Published: Feb. 23, 2014 at 10:49 a.m.

    Oregon State wide receiver Brandin Cooks makes his case as a first-round pick by running a speedy 4.33 in the 40-yard dash.

  8. Breaking down Brandin Cooks

    Published: Feb. 18, 2014 at 07:02 p.m.

    NFL Media's Daniel Jeremiah evaluates Oregon State wide receiver Brandin Cooks.

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