2006: Started 9 games at right conerback, sitting out Montana State and Youngstown State games... Registered 34 tackles (26 solos, 8 assists) with 2.0 for losses of 6 yards... Was T2nd on team with 8 passes defensed: 2 interceptions and 6 break-ups... Had career-high 4 PBUs vs. North Dakota State... Recorded picks in back-to-back games against Cal Poly and Central Arkansas... Twice named as team's Defensive Player of the Week... Won first honor after Cal Poly game, then grabbed second for NDSU performance... Posted 4-2-6 tackles chart in consecutive games vs. South Dakota State and North Dakota State... Finished season with 9 tackles (7 solos, 2 assists) vs. San Diego... Also had one kick return, a 16-yarder vs. Central Arkansas.
2005: ALL-GREAT WEST FOOTBALL CONFERENCE HONORABLE MENTION... Played in all 11 games, starting final 3... Finished 4th among Aggie tackles leaders with 45 (32 solos, 13 assists)... Also had 4 interceptions and 7 pass breakups for 11 total passes defended... Added a forced fumble (vs. South Dakota State) and a fumble recovery (vs. Stanford)... Additionally, shared kick return duties with Ryan Ramey, logging 185 yards on 11 runbacks... Voted as Aggies' Special Teams Player of the Week on three occasions (Stanford, SDSU, Stephen F. Austin) and Defensive Player of the Week twice (Cal Poly, SFA)... First career interception was against Stanford: picked off T.C. Ostrander's pass at UC Davis' 1-yard line after Cardinal had advanced into red zone... Recorded fumble recovery on Stanford 3-yard line when punt returner David Marrero dropped a fair catch, setting stage for Aggies' first touchdown in that historic game... Posted career-best 10 total tackles (8 solos, assists) with 2 PBUs vs. Stephen F. Austin... Also had 29-yard kickoff return in that game, the team's longest of the year... Finished season with 8 tackles (5-3-8) in home win over Northern Colorado.
2004: Appeared in four games, posting 2 solo tackles... Both stops came in opener vs. South Dakota State.
2003: Redshirted... Selected as team's Scout Defense Player of the Week for Saint Mary's game.
GARCES MEMORIAL HS '03: Named to Bakersfield Californian All-Area first team as a junior and senior... Twice earned All-South Sequoia League honors, including Offensive Player of the Year in 2001 and Athlete of the Year in 2002... Career rushing stats: 230 carries, 2,442 yards, 42 TDs... Listed as a Cal-Hi Sports State Statistic Standout for 10.6 per-carry average... Set three school records... Led team to back-to-back SSL titles and a valley championship.
PERSONAL: Born in Bakersfield... Majoring in economics... Parents are Myron & Connie Cook... Best athlete he's faced is Kenny James, now of Washington.
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