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NFL Draft > 2014 Prospects > WR > Brandin Cooks

Brandin Cooks Scouting Report

Projected Draft Position
by FFToolbox Writers

FFToolbox's 4/18 Mock Draft Round 1: #22 by PHI
Mark Morales-Smith's 4/17 Mock Draft Round 1: #28 by CAR
Matt De Lima's 4/10 Mock Draft Round 1: #18 by NYJ
Ricky Dimon's 4/8 Mock Draft Round 1: #23 by KC
Rob Warner's 3/20 Mock Draft Round 1: #27 by NO
Matt Binstock's 4/25 Mock Draft Not selected  
Ben Standig's 4/24 Mock Draft Not selected  
Forrest N Long's 4/24 Mock Draft Not selected  

FFToolbox User Mock Drafts

52.8% used Brandin Cooks in their first round mock.
The teams most often chosen were:
PHI (12%), NYJ (10%), KC (8%), CAR (6%)
Position: WR
Conference: Pac12
School: Oregon State Beavers
Year/Status: Junior
Jersey Number: #7
Height & Weight: 5'10 - 181 lbs.
Draft Prediction: Second Round
Ranked #35 on our Top 100 Prospects Board

2014 NFL Combine Results
40-Yard Dash4.30
Bench press16

2014 NFL Draft Prospect Scouting Report:
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Brandin Cooks, WR , Oregon State

The diminutive Cooks was an individual offensive powerhouse for the Beavers. He finished second in receptions, first in receiving yards and second in receiving yards. Although Oregon State is known for its high-volume passing attack, Cooks' skill set translates very well to the next level as he has tremendous speed and short-area burst.

Cooks showed up and then some at the Combine, running a 4.33 40-yard dash and possibly pushing his draft stock into the first round. One major concern though is his size and ultimately, what role he would fulfill at the next level. Cooks is a best fit as a slot receiver. Most teams who really need a WR, they really need a No. 1 receiver. Cooks becomes a bit of a luxury pick for a team with an already established set of starting WRs. This could push his draft value down slightly.

Fast hands. Can pluck the ball out of mid-air. Choppy footwork. Can stop and start at an elite level. Good head and shoulder movement when running the branches of his route tree. Good musculature on a light frame, but still a naturally thin player. Will have to overcome press-man coverage and re-routing downfield. Relies too much on evasive ability and wants to make guys miss. Sometimes needs to just lower shoulder pads and get what yardage is there. Incredible acceleration and fluid body control. Excellent after the catch.

Cooks projects as an early second round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft.

Last Updated Feb-25-2014 by Matt De Lima

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