Oregon State

Commitment Status:Signed LOI

Brandin Cooks

College Choices

School Interest Offer Visit Recruited by
Oregon St.COMMITTED (11/29/2010)OfferedNoneJay Locey, Keith Heyward
Boise St.NoneOfferedNone
Cal PolyNoneOfferedNone
Washington St.NoneOfferedNone

Scouting Report on Brandin Cooks

by Barry Every - 11/16/2010
  • SpeedBlue Chip
  • SizeDivision I Player
  • StrengthDivision I Player
  • AgilityBlue Chip
  • Ball SkillsBlue Chip
On the Hoof: This is a very lean athlete with plenty of room to add muscle mass. He has the build of a smaller point guard.
Needs Improvement: The biggest thing he needs to improve is adding size and strength. There are concerns how he will fair against physical corners or running routes over the middle of the field.
Most Impressive: This is one explosive receiver that is dangerous with the ball after the catch. His body control is incredible. Cooks' work habits and effort are off the charts and he excels under pressure. A lot of really fast receivers don't have good hands; that is not the case with this speedy wideout.
Conclusion: Look for an offensive coordinator to find ways to get him the ball early in his career. His combination of speed and hands makes him nearly impossible to cover in off man. Cooks will find the soft underbelly of zone defenses.

Barry Every is a Football Recruiting Analyst for Rivals.com. He has worked in the recruiting offices for Mark Richt at the University of Georgia, Bobby Bowden at Florida State University and Mack Brown at the University of North Carolina

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