Johnny Cook
Date of birth: (1925-12-19)December 19, 1925
Place of birth: Lenox, Georgia, U.S.
Date of death: September 17, 1986(1986-09-17) (aged 60)
Place of death: Rome, Georgia, U.S.
Career information
CFL status: Import
Position(s): QB
NFL Draft: 1945 / Round: 23 / Pick: 233
Drafted by: Chicago Cardinals

John Homer Cook Jr. (December 19, 1925 – September 17, 1986) was an American football quarterback who played one season with the Regina Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. He was drafted by the Chicago Cardinals in the 23rd round of the 1945 NFL Draft.[1] He played college football at the University of Georgia. Cook died of leukemia in 1986 at the age of 60.[2]


  1. "1945 NFL Draft". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 29, 2014.
  2. "Funeral held for ex-Dog John Cook Jr.". The Atlanta Constitution: p. 37. September 20, 1987. Retrieved August 26, 2019.

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