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Brandin Cooks

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WR
Height: 
5-10

Weight:

189

Age

23
Oregon State
4 Years Pro

2016 Season

  • rec78
  • yds1,173
  • avg15
  • tds8
stats

Cooks, 23, is a veteran of three NFL seasons with New Orleans after joining the team as a first-round draft pick (20th overall) out of Oregon State in the 2014 NFL Draft. The 5-foot-10, 189-pounder, has played in 42 NFL games with 31 starts and has 215 receptions for 2,861 yards and 20 touchdowns. Cooks has had 1,000-yard seasons each of the last two years with 1,138 yards on 84 receptions and nine touchdowns in 2015 and 1,173 yards on 78 receptions and eight touchdowns last season.

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Biography

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

Brandin Cooks was acquired by the New England Patriots from New Orleans along with a 2017 fourth-round draft selection (118th overall) in a trade in exchange for a 2017 first-round (32nd overall) and a 2017 third-round (103rd overall) draft selection on March 11, 2017 ... Originally drafted by New Orleans in the first round (20th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft.

SEASONAL REVIEWS

2016 (16/12 - New Orleans)

  • Appeared in all 16 games with 12 starts and recorded 78 catches for a career-high 1,173 yards with eight touchdown receptions, his second consecutive season of at least 1,000 yards. Also had six rushing attempts for 30 yards and one punt return for two yards.
  • Posted touchdown catches of 98 and 87 yards, giving him the club's longest and fourth-longest receiving TDs. Became the first player in NFL history to have two TD catches of 85-plus yards in his team's first five games.
  • Posted three 100-yard receiving performances:
    • Week 1 vs. Oakland (143 receiving yards)
    • Week 6 vs. Carolina (173 receiving yards)
    • Week 15 at Arizona (186 receiving yards)
  • Started and caught six passes for 143 yards and two touchdowns to tie a career-best vs. Oakland (9/11), including a career-long 98-yard scoring grab that was the longest scoring play in Saints history. Also rushed once for 11 yards.
  • Caught seven passes for a career-high 173 yards and a touchdown vs. Carolina (10/16).
  • Recorded seven receptions for 58 yards and a nine-yard touchdown at Kansas City (10/23).
  • Caught seven passes for 42 yards at Carolina (11/17). Became only the third player to start his career with the Saints to record at least 50 receptions in his first three seasons, joining WR Danny Abramowicz and RB Reggie Bush.
  • Posted seven receptions for 186 yards and two touchdowns at Arizona (12/18), the third-highest receiving total in club record books. 

2015 (16/12 - New Orleans)

  • Appeared in all 16 games with 12 starts, recording 84 receptions for 1,138 yards and nine scoring grabs to lead the club in receptions, receiving yardage and touchdowns. His 84 receptions were the most by a Saints receiver since Marques Colston hauled in 84 in 2010. Also rushed eight times for 18 yards and returned two punts for 12 yards.
  • Posted one 10-reception and four 100-yard receiving performances:
    • Week 5 at Philadelphia (107 receiving yards)
    • Week 13 vs. Carolina (104 receiving yards)
    • Week 15 vs. Detroit (10 receptions, 124 receiving yards)
    • Week 16 vs. Jacksonville (123 receiving yards)
  • Totaled seven receptions for 79 yards, both Saints game-highs at Carolina (9/27).
  • Hauled in five passes for 107 yards with one touchdown at Philadelphia (10/11), his first career 100-yard receiving game.
  • Finished with a team-high 81 yards on a club-best six receptions at Indianapolis (10/25).
  • Caught six passes for 88 yards and a career-high tying two touchdowns vs. N.Y. Giants (11/1). 
  • Posted five receptions for 98 yards, including two scoring grabs to tie a career-high at Washington (11/15).
  • Caught six passes for 104 yards, including a 54-yard touchdown vs. Carolina (12/6). 
  • H Saw action on offense and on special teams vs. Detroit (12/21) and caught 10 passes for 124 yards with a touchdown, setting a single-game career-high in receptions. Also returned two punts for 12 yards. 
  • Registered five receptions  for 123 yards with a 71-yard touchdown and rushed a career-high four times for 10 yards for 133 total yards from scrimmage. 

2014 (10/7 - New Orleans)

  • Played in 10 games with six starts and totaled 53 receptions for 550 yards and three touchdowns before being placed on Injured Reserve on Nov. 18, missing the final six games of the season. Also rushed seven times for 73 yards and one touchdown, recorded 10 punt returns for 35 yards and one kickoff return for 12 yards.
  • Played in first-career game at Atlanta (9/7) and caught seven passes, tied for the most by a Saints rookie in their debut with RB Reggie Bush (9/10/06 at Cleveland), for 77 yards and a touchdown, while also rushing once for 18 yards. 
  • Started and led the team with eight receptions for 74 yards vs. Minnesota (9/21).
  • Caught a team-high nine passes for 56 yards while also rushing twice for 15 yards and returning a kickoff for 12 yards vs. Tampa Bay (10/5).
  • Caught a team-high six passes for 94 yards, including a 50-yard reception for a touchdown, while picking up first-career rushing touchdown on a four-yard sweep vs. Green Bay (10/26). Became the youngest player in NFL history to record both a TD catch and run in the same game.
  • Played on offense and special teams while bringing in five catches for a team-leading 90 yards and a touchdown vs. San Francisco (11/9).

COLLEGE

  • Started 29 of the career 38 games he played in at Oregon State as a two-year starter for the Beavers. Posted 226 receptions for 3,272 yards with 24 touchdowns, also adding 61 carries for 340 yards. Also returned 12 punts for 72 yards and eight kickoffs for 179 yards for a career total of 3,863 all-purpose yards. 
  • As a junior, captured the Biletnikoff Award and was a consensus first-team All-American and All-Pac 12 choice, when he started all 13 games and set school and conference single-season receiving records with 128 receptions for 1,730 yards, with a school-record 16 touchdowns, also gaining 217 yards with two TDs on 32 carries. Added 72 yards on 12 punt returns, as his 2,019 all-purpose yards ranked second on the school annual record charts.
  • Led nation in receiving yards and finished second in TD catches, leading the conference. Tied school season record with two 200-yard receiving performances and placed second on season chart with eight 100-yard games.
  • As a sophomore, was a Biletnikoff Award semi-finalist and received All-Pac 12 first-team honors from the NFL Draft report and received honorable mention from league coaches. In 13 starts, pulled in 67 receptions for 1,151 yards with five touchdowns, carried 19 times for 82 yards to amass 1,233 total yards from scrimmage.
  • Recorded 31 receptions for 391 yards (12.6 avg.) with three touchdowns and added 41 yards on 10 carries as a freshman.
  • Also lettered in track.

PERSONAL

  • Attended Lincoln High School (Stockton, Calif.), where he was a two-time Section Offensive Player of the Year, All-Area selection and team Most Valuable Player.
  • As a senior, registered 66 receptions for 1,125 yards and 11 touchdowns, finishing with 1,525 all-purpose yards.
  • As a junior, made 46 catches for 783 yards and 10 touchdowns.
  • Had 29 receptions for 600 yards and seven scores as a sophomore.
  • Closed out prep career earning six total letters - three in football, two in track and one in basketball.
  • Won an award at the NFL Scouting Combine from Adidas for running the fastest 40-yard dash (4.33).
  • Majored in human development and family sciences at Oregon State.

Stats

Career Stats

gamesreceivingrushingfumbles
seasonteamggsrecydsavglongtdattydsavglngtdfumlost
2016NO1612781,17315988630511010
2015NO1612841,13813.57198182.311010
2014NO1075355010.450377310.428110
TOTAL2152,86113.39820211215.828130

Recent Games

receivingrushingfumbles
wkopresultrecydsavglongtdattydsavglngtdfumlost
17@ATLL 32-383196.3120-------
16TBW 31-2459819.6420-----10
15@ARIW 48-41718626.6652-------
14@TBL 11-1656112.2380-------
13DETL 13-2877310.439014440--
12LAW 49-21------------
11@CARL 20-237426120273.540--
10DENL 23-2539832.7371-------
9@SFW 41-2356613.2280-------
8SEAW 25-2044411201-------
7@KCL 21-277588.3141-------
6CARW 41-38717324.787112220--
4@SDW 35-3433110.3150-------
3ATLL 32-452136.59016660--
2@NYGL 13-167689.7180-------
1OAKL 34-35614323.898211111110--

receiving

yearteamgrecydsavgyds/glngtd20+40+1stfum
2016NO16781,1731573.3988156451
2015NO16841,13813.571.1719185451
2014NO105355010.45550342250
TOTAL 422152,86113.368.1982037131152

rushing

yearteamgattatt/gydsavgyds/gtdlng1st1st%20+40+fum
2016NO1660.43051.9011116.7000
2015NO1680.5182.31.1011225000
2014NO1070.77310.47.3128457.1100
TOTAL 42210.51215.82.9128733.3100

kick returns

yearteamgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
2016NO16---------
2015NO16---------
2014NO10112121200000
TOTAL 42112121200000

punt returns

yearteamgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
2016NO16122200000
2015NO162126600000
2014NO1010353.515000151
TOTAL 4213493.815000151

fumbles

yearteamgfumlostffown fropp frown ydsopp ydstdoobsftytb
2016NO1610-----0100
2015NO1610-----0000
2014NO1010-----0000
TOTAL 4230-00000100

defensive

yearteamgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
2016NO160---0------
2015NO16220000-----
2014NO10220000-----
TOTAL 42440000000-0
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receiving splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Arizona Cardinals1718626.6656-232
Atlanta Falcons25326.4121-000
Carolina Panthers21421515.4877-122
Denver Broncos139832.7373-130
Detroit Lions177310.4392-010
Kansas City Chiefs17588.3144-100
Los Angeles Rams1---------
New York Giants17689.7184-000
Oakland Raiders1614323.8983-211
San Diego Chargers133110.3152-000
San Francisco 49ers156613.2283-010
Seattle Seahawks144411204-110
Tampa Bay Buccaneers21015915.9426-031

receiving splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Outside Own Division104976715.79831-7103
vs AFC Teams41933017.49812-441
vs NFC Teams125984314.38733-4115
vs Own Division629406148714-153

receiving splits - split by MONTH

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
December42441817.46514-273
January13196.3121-000
November41520613.7379-140
October42130614.68714-332
September31522414.9987-211

receiving splits - split by STADIUM

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Arrowhead Stadium17588.3144-100
Bank of America Stadium17426123-000
Georgia Dome13196.3121-000
Levi's Stadium156613.2283-010
Mercedes-Benz Superdome83464218.99820-5104
MetLife Stadium17689.7184-000
Qualcomm Stadium133110.3152-000
Raymond James Stadium156112.2382-010
University of Phoenix Stadium1718626.6656-232

receiving splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Losses94757512.29822-461
Wins73159819.38723-495

receiving splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Mondays12136.590-000
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)21214011.7427-021
Sundays13641,02015.99838-8135

rushing splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Arizona Cardinals1------
Atlanta Falcons2166600
Carolina Panthers2393400
Denver Broncos1------
Detroit Lions1144400
Kansas City Chiefs1------
Los Angeles Rams1------
New York Giants1------
Oakland Raiders1111111101
San Diego Chargers1------
San Francisco 49ers1------
Seattle Seahawks1------
Tampa Bay Buccaneers2------

rushing splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Outside Own Division102157.51101
vs AFC Teams4111111101
vs NFC Teams125193.8600
vs Own Division64153.8600

rushing splits - split by MONTH

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
December4144400
January1------
November4273.5400
October4122200
September32178.51101

rushing splits - split by STADIUM

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Arrowhead Stadium1------
Bank of America Stadium1273.5400
Georgia Dome1------
Levi's Stadium1------
Mercedes-Benz Superdome84235.81101
MetLife Stadium1------
Qualcomm Stadium1------
Raymond James Stadium1------
University of Phoenix Stadium1------

rushing splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Losses95285.61101
Wins7122200

rushing splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Mondays1166600
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)2273.5400
Sundays133175.71101

punt-returns splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fc
Arizona Cardinals1--------
Atlanta Falcons2--------
Carolina Panthers2--------
Denver Broncos112220000
Detroit Lions1--------
Kansas City Chiefs1--------
Los Angeles Rams1--------
New York Giants1--------
Oakland Raiders1--------
San Diego Chargers1--------
San Francisco 49ers1--------
Seattle Seahawks1--------
Tampa Bay Buccaneers2--------

punt-returns splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fc
Outside Own Division1012220000
vs AFC Teams412220000
vs NFC Teams12--------
vs Own Division6--------

punt-returns splits - split by MONTH

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fc
December4--------
January1--------
November412220000
October4--------
September3--------

punt-returns splits - split by STADIUM

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fc
Arrowhead Stadium1--------
Bank of America Stadium1--------
Georgia Dome1--------
Levi's Stadium1--------
Mercedes-Benz Superdome812220000
MetLife Stadium1--------
Qualcomm Stadium1--------
Raymond James Stadium1--------
University of Phoenix Stadium1--------

punt-returns splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fc
Losses912220000
Wins7--------

punt-returns splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fc
Mondays1--------
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)2--------
Sundays1312220000

fumbles splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Arizona Cardinals1-----0
Atlanta Falcons2------
Carolina Panthers2-----0
Denver Broncos1-----0
Detroit Lions1------
Kansas City Chiefs1-----0
Los Angeles Rams1------
New York Giants1------
Oakland Raiders1-----0
San Diego Chargers1------
San Francisco 49ers1------
Seattle Seahawks1-----0
Tampa Bay Buccaneers210----

fumbles splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Outside Own Division10-----0
vs AFC Teams4-----0
vs NFC Teams1210---0
vs Own Division610---0

fumbles splits - split by MONTH

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
December410---0
January1------
November4-----0
October4-----0
September3-----0

fumbles splits - split by STADIUM

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Arrowhead Stadium1-----0
Bank of America Stadium1------
Georgia Dome1------
Levi's Stadium1------
Mercedes-Benz Superdome810---0
MetLife Stadium1------
Qualcomm Stadium1------
Raymond James Stadium1------
University of Phoenix Stadium1-----0

fumbles splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Losses9-----0
Wins710---0

fumbles splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Mondays1------
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)210----
Sundays13-----0
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