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Saints WR Brandin Cooks surprises mom with new Mercedes

The New Orleans Saints traded up to snag Oregon State wide receiver Branding Cooks in this year's draft because of his blazing sped, his elusiveness and a toughness that often can't be taught. Cooks' character off the field was an important selling point as well. The Saints, in fact, were so impressed by his interview at the NFL Combine in February that they felt no need...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Brandin Cooks Surprises His Mom With Mercedes

In his final two seasons at Oregon State, Brandin Cooks showcased his immense potential at the next level, hauling in 195 receptions for 2,881 yards and 21 touchdowns (including 128 catches for 1,730 yards and 16 TDs on the way to earning the Biletnikoff Award in 2013). The former track athlete has drawn comparisons to the likes of Tavon Austin, Wes Welker, Steve Smith and DeSean...
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandin Cooks wins $100,000 for running fastest 40 time in Adidas cleats

StandingSports Adidas ran a contest at the NFL Scouting Combine.  The participant who ran the fastest 30-yard dah time while wearing cleats made by the German sports giant would be $100,000 richer.  It wasn’t just any old Adidas cleat, it had to be the new Adidas 5-Star 40 cleat. Former Oregon State wide receiver Brandin Cooks is the man who is now $100,000 richer.  Cooks completed...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandin Cooks wins 100k from Adidas at the Combine

Adidas had maybe one of the most brilliant marketing ploys of the century in giving a future NFL player a 100 thousand dollars to wear their shoes and run the fastest forty. Well today Brandin Cooks won the money from Adidas, and he seemed rather happy about the win.The post Brandin Cooks wins 100k from Adidas at the Combine appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandin Cooks' combine performance wins him 100k

Oregon State wide receiver, Brandin Cooks, won the adidas contest for fastest wide receiver at the NFL combine wearing their new shoe, the adidas adizero 5-star 40 cleat. Jeff Sperbeck, an agent at the NOVO agency who represents Cooks, tweeted out this picture of Cooks sitting with the $100K prize:   Congrats to @TheNOVOAgency client @brandincook adidas adizero 5-star 40 cleats...
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February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Oregon State WR Brandin Cooks Turns Heads With Fastest Time for Wide Receivers in 40-Yard Dash

Speed has not always meant success for wide receivers in the NFL, but teams sure like to see their draft picks have it. If there is one thing that Brandin Cooks had during his time at Oregon State it was certainly speed--which was on display during testing at the NFL Combine Sunday.From Bleacher ReportHis official best came in at 4.33 seconds. Coaches and scouts may wish he was a...
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February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Oregon State, nation's top receiver Cooks declares for NFL Draft

Oregon State junior wide receiver Brandin Cooks has declared himself eligible for the NFL draft. The Biletnikoff award winner as the nation's top receiver, Cooks set Pac-12 records with 128 catches for 1,730 yards for the Beavers this season. His receiving yards were tops in the country. His 16 touchdown catches this season are a school record. The first-team All-American...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Beavers' Cooks is ASU's 'biggest challenge' of the year

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Arizona State faces a marquee wide receiver almost every week playing in the Pac-12 Conference -- sometimes more than one. This week is no exception. The ASU defense on Saturday will face its greatest challenge yet from an opposing receiver with national leader Brandin Cooks and Oregon State coming to Sun Devil Stadium. "Cooks, man, he is really special,"...
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November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandin Cooks putting up big stats for Oregon St

Brandin Cooks is the nation's leading receiver that no one seems to know about outside the Pac-12 - although that's quickly changing. The Oregon State junior ranks ahead of all FBS-level receivers with nearly 11 catches and 168 yards receiving per game. He ranks second in scoring with 12 points a game, and fifth for all-purpose yards with an average of 184 a game. He is...
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October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Player of the Week: Brandin Cooks

Oregon State wide receiver Brandin Cooks is the Player of The Week for week 7. He has had many great weeks so far but I chose him this week because he did something a little different. On top of the 11 catches for 137 yards and two touchdowns, Cooks ran for 34 yards and another score. Fantasy Outlook: Cooks has been the best wide receiver in the country this season and it’s starting...
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October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

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