Chris Cook
No. 20     Minnesota Vikings
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-02-15) February 15, 1987 (age 33)
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
Debuted in 2010 for the Minnesota Vikings
Career history
Career highlights and awards
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Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Tackles     76
Sacks     1.0
INTs     0
Stats at

Christopher O'Shea Cook (born February 15, 1987) is an American football cornerback for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League. He was drafted in the second round, 34th overall in the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at Virginia.

High schoolEdit

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, Cook accepted a scholarship to Virginia over Virginia Tech.

College careerEdit

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 TD, 19 passes breakups and seven interceptions, two which he returned for TD's. 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 TD, and deflected six passes, including four on third down.

Professional careerEdit

Minnesota VikingsEdit

Pre-draft measureables
Ht WtArm lengthHand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 2 in 212 lb32½ in9 1/4 in 4.46 s 132 ft  in

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


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