Jared Cook
No. 89     St. Louis Rams
Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-04-07) April 7, 1987 (age 33)
Place of birth: Birmingham, Alabama
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Weight: 246 lb (112 kg)
Career information
College: South Carolina
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 3 / Pick: 89
Debuted in 2009 for the Tennessee Titans
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Receptions     131
Yards     1,717
Touchdowns     8
Stats at NFL.com

Jared Cook Jr. (born April 7, 1987) is an American football tight end for the St. Louis Rams of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the third round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at South Carolina.

Early years[edit | edit source]

Cook attended North Gwinnett High School in Suwanee, Georgia. While there he played both wide receiver and safety. As a senior he caught 32 passes for 800 yards and ten touchdowns.

College career[edit | edit source]

Cook played college football at the University of South Carolina. During his career he started 15 of 36 games for the Gamecocks at tight end, finishing his career with 73 receptions for 1,107 yards and seven touchdowns.

Professional career[edit | edit source]

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 4¾ in 246 lb 4.49 s 1.50 s 2.54 s 4.56 s 7.25 s 41 in 10 ft 3 in 23 rep 25

Tennessee Titans[edit | edit source]

Cook was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the third round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He finished his rookie season with 9 receptions for 74 yards in 14 games. Cook's second season was much more productive, he appeared in all 16 games including one start. He finished the season with 29 catches for 361 yards and one touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs.

St. Louis Rams[edit | edit source]

Cook signed a five-year contract with the St. Louis Rams on March 12, 2013 [2] after the Titans decided not to put a franchise tag on him at all after rejecting his request to be tagged as wide receiver, which attracts a bigger pay.[3]

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