Brandin Cooks, an American football wide receiver with the National Football League’s New Orleans Saints, was born on September 25, 1993. (NFL). The Saints selected him in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played collegiate football for Oregon State, where he was named an All-American.
Brandin Cooks Trade Deadline
After the trade deadline passed without the Houston Texans making any moves, wide receiver Brandin Cooks took to social media to voice his frustrations.
“I’m beyond frustrated,” Cooks tweeted. “Deserve a lot better, but God has a plan.”
Cooks later deleted the tweet and posted a message saying he was “blessed” to be with the Texans.
Despite his initial frustration, Cooks has embraced his new team. He caught four passes for 85 yards in his first game with the Texans, nine for 161 yards, and a touchdown in his second game.
It remains to be seen if the Texans will re-sign Cooks when he becomes a free agent after the season, but he is certainly making the most of his opportunity in Houston.
Brandin Cooks Early years :
Cooks was born in Stockton, California. He ran track and played football when a student at Lincoln High School in Stockton. In football, he was a two-time All-City selection and helped his team win the San Joaquin Section championship as a senior in 2010. He had 42 receptions for 1,125 yards and 11 touchdowns his senior year.
In track & field, Cooks competed as a sprinter and jumper. He ran personal bests of 11.39 seconds in the 100-meter dash and 6.93 seconds in the indoor 60-meter dash. He also had top marks of 24 feet (ft) 1 inch (in) in the long jump and 46 ft 10 in the triple jump.
|Full Real Name||Brandin Cooks|
|Date Of Birth||September 25th, 1993|
|Year Of Birth||1993|
|Nick Name||The Archer|
Brandin Cooks Family:
His mother, Andrea Cooks, was a three-time All-American track star at the University of New Mexico. His father, Stacey, played running back at San Francisco State, and his cousin, Bobby Wagner, plays linebacker for the Seattle Seahawks.
|Brothers||Fred, Worth Jr., and Andre|
|Relatives Name||Bobby Wagner|
Brandin Cooks Education:
Brandin Cooks attended Lincoln High School in Stockton, California. He played football and ran track. In football, he was a two-time All-City selection and helped his team win the San Joaquin Section championship as a senior in 2010. He had 42 receptions for 1,125 yards and 11 touchdowns his senior year.
|High School||Lincoln High School|
Brandin Cooks Personal Life :
Brandin Cooks is married to his high school sweetheart, Brianna Cooks. The couple has two sons together, BC and Jaxon. They currently reside in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Cooks enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, and playing games. He is also an active community member, participating in various charity events.
|Spouse Name||Brianna Cooks|
|Sons||BC and Jaxon|
|No Of Children||2|
Brandin Cooks Astrology Sign:
Brandin Cooks is a Virgo. Virgos are renowned for their meticulousness and precision. They are also hardworking and practical, making them excellent employees and students. However, they can also be picky and critical.
Virgos are loyal friends and partners. They are natural caregivers and love to help others. They are also very romantic and enjoy spending time with their loved ones.
|Birth Sign Duality||Virgo|
Brandin Cooks Physical stats:
Brandin Cooks is 6’0″ tall and weighs 189 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.
|Weight In Kg||85|
|Weight In Lbs||189|
|Height In Feet||6’0″|
Brandin Cooks Career:
In the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft, Brandin Cooks was selected by the New Orleans Saints. At Oregon State, where he played collegiate football, he was named an All-American.
In his rookie season, Cooks had 53 catches for 550 yards and three touchdowns. The following year, he had 69 catches for 1,138 yards and nine touchdowns. In 2016, he named a Pro Bowl alternate after catching 78 passes for 1,173 yards and eight touchdowns.
The 2017 season was Cooks’ best yet. He set career-highs in catches (84), receiving yards (1,082), and touchdowns (seven).
The 2018 season was Cooks’ final year with the Saints, and he was traded to the Los Angeles Rams during the offseason. In his first season with the Rams, he hauled 80 passes for 1,204 yards and five touchdowns.
Cooks started the 2019 season strong, catching 23 passes for 403 yards and two touchdowns in the first four weeks. However, he suffered a concussion in Week 5 and was sidelined for the next two games. He returned in Week 8 and caught four passes for 74 yards against the Cincinnati Bengals.
Against the Pittsburgh Steelers the following week, Cooks had his greatest performance of the year, catching eight catches for 172 yards and two touchdowns.
In Week 11, Cooks suffered another concussion and was placed on injured reserve. He had 40 receptions for 583 yards and two scores by the season’s end.
The 2020 season was Cooks’ final year under contract with the Rams. He caught just 42 passes for 546 yards and two touchdowns in the first 11 weeks of the season.
In Week 12, Cooks was traded to the Houston Texans for a second-round pick in the 2021 NFL Draft. In his first game with the Texans, he caught four passes for 85 yards against the Indianapolis Colts.
The following week, Cooks had his best game of the season, catching nine passes for 161 yards and a touchdown against the Detroit Lions. He finished the season with 53 catches for 805 yards and three touchdowns.
Brandin Cooks Awards and nominations:
Brandin Cooks has been named a Pro Bowl starter twice (2017, 2018) and an alternate once (2016). He was also named a Second-Team All-Pro in 2017.
Cooks has been nominated for various awards, including the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year (2014), the FedEx Air Player of the Year (2017), and the Ed Block Courage Award (2018).
Brandin Cooks Controversy:
Cooks and his then-girlfriend got into a fight in 2015 that featured domestic violence. Eventually, the accusations were dropped.
On November 11, 2018, Cooks was involved in a helmet-to-helmet collision with Patriots safety Patrick Chung. Cooks was taken off the field on a stretcher and diagnosed with a concussion. He was later released from the hospital.
On October 27, 2019, Cooks was involved in another helmet-to-helmet collision, this time with Arizona Cardinals cornerback Tramaine Brock. Cooks suffered a concussion and was placed on injured reserve.
Brandin Cooks Net worth :
Brandin Cooks’ net worth is estimated to be $19 million. His source of income comes from his NFL salary, endorsements, and other business ventures.
|Net Worth||$19 million|
|Source Of Income||NFL salary, endorsements, and other business ventures|
Brandin Cooks Social Media Presence:
Cooks is active on social media, with over 366 k followers on Instagram and Twitter. He often posts pictures of himself with his family, friends, and teammates.