Brandin Cooks, WR, New Orleans Saints

5’10”, 190 lbs, Vanderbilt

Round 1 Pick 20 (42 Overall)

Scouting Report

You can’t really put a label on a man until you know where he comes from or moreover what he has been through. Brandin Cooks grew up in northern California and is the youngest of four Brothers. His Father passed away of a heart attack when he was just six years old and the loss decimated his family for many years. With his childhood hero and older Brother Andre watching from prison, Brandin starred at football, basketball and track in high school before accepting a full scholarship to Oregon State.

While at Oregon, Cooks broke into the starting lineup as a true freshman in 2011. In 2012, he and Markus Wheaton formed one of the most lethal collegiate WR duo’s in modern history. Together Cooks and Wheaton racked up 158-2398 Yards and 16 TD’s in 2012 leading the Beavers to a 9-4 record and a birth in the Alamo Bowl.

The name of the game with Cooks is speed....

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