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26 Chris Cook
Chris  Cook


Lynchburg, Va.

High School:
Heritage H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 204




Virginia vs. Florida State - November 4, 2006

Virginia vs. Florida State - November 4, 2006 (photos courtesy of Associated Press)

AT VIRGINIA: 2006-Played in all 12 contests and started the final 11 games of the season ... finished with 58 tackles, the most among any player in the UVa secondary ... had 12 tackles (10 solo) vs. Wyoming, top total by any UVa player during the season ... made nine tackles (seven solo) in 23-0 shutout of North Carolina ... totaled six solo stops vs. Georgia Tech ... tied for third on the team with five pass breakups ... recorded his second career interception with a pick against North Carolina ... also caused a fumble in win vs. Tar Heels ... had four tackles for loss ... lettered for the first time. 2005- Played in the first five games and drew the starting assignment in the fifth contest at Boston College ... was used at both safety and corneback ... had six tackles ... accounted for four solo tackles against Maryland ... also intercepted a pass and returned it 30 yards for a touchdown vs. the Terrapins ... that was the longest interception return of the year by a Cavalier and the only one that went for a score ... missed the second half of the season due to a broken leg he suffered at Boston College.

HIGH SCHOOL: Versatile player who played running back, wide receiver and quarterback on offense, and cornerback on defense at Heritage HS where he was coached by Chris Jones ... 3 stars by and ... ranked as the 19th-best safety in the country by and 20th by ... considered the No. 35 cornerback in the nation by and 42nd by ... 98th on's East Hot 100 ... ranked as the 17th-best player in Virginia and, and 18th by and SuperPrep ... listed 17th among players in Virginia on the Charlottesville Daily Progress "Gold List" and 22nd by the Roanoke Times ... earned first-team All-State honors as a defensive back during his senior season for the second year in a row ... first-team All-Region defense-utility player and second-team all-region running back as a senior ... Lynchburg News & Advance All-Area as a utility player on offense ... rushed for 789 yards and 12 touchdowns and caught 10 passes for 250 yards and three more scores as a senior ... also threw six TD passes ... first-team all-state defensive back as a junior when he made more than 50 tackles and intercepted eight passes ... named to the Lynchburg News & Advance All-Area team as a cornerback as a junior ... also rushed for more than 700 yards, had 300 yards receiving and scored nine touchdowns.

PERSONAL: Christopher O'Shea Cook ... born 2-15-87 in Lynchburg, Va. ... son of Evanette Cook ... has a younger brother Rashaun ... his cousin Vic Hall is a UVa teammate.

Cook Defensively

2005 5 103 5 1 6 0-0 0-0 0 0 2 1-30 0 0
2006 12 648 46 12 58 4-11 0-0 0 1 5 1-0 0 0
Career 17 751 51 13 64 4-11 0-0 0 1 7 2-30 0 0

Cook Interceptions

Year G No. Yds Avg. LP TD
2005 5 1 30 30.0 30 1
2006 12 1 0 0.0 0 0
Career 17 2 30 15.0 30 1


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