|James Cook Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||September 25, 1999|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
James Cook is an American professional football player who has represented the Buffalo Bills (2022-Present) in the NFL (National Football League – an American football league that is regarded as the highest professional level of the sport in the world), as a running back. He was selected 63rd overall in the 2nd round of the 2022 NFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills.
James Dalvin Cook
Miami, Florida, United States
James had attended the Miami Central Senior High School, a secondary school in West Little River, Miami-Dade County, Florida. After his high school freshman year, he took extra courses and reclassified from a sophomore to a junior.
For his final semester of high school, after his senior year football season, he transferred to Miami Northwestern Senior High School, a public 4-year high school located in Miami.
After his high school graduation, he joined the University of Georgia, a public land-grant research university with its main campus in Athens, Georgia, United States. There, he represented the Georgia Bulldogs American football team – between 2018 and 2021.
Professional American Football Player
- Father – James Cook (Owner of a mobile car wash business) (d. December 2020)
- Mother – Varondria Burnett
- Siblings – DeAndre Burnett (Older Brother) (Professional Basketball Player (Retired)), Daneisha Cook (Sister), Dalvin Cook (Older Brother) (Professional American Football Player), Jameisha Cook (Sister), Jamiya Cook (Sister)
- Others – Demarcus Cook (Half-Brother), Betty Cook (Paternal Grandmother), Roosevelt Cook (Paternal Uncle)
He has been represented by Matt Leist, Manager & Booking Agent, LAA (Loyalty Above All), Sports & Entertainment Agency, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States.
- 4 – Georgia Bulldogs
- 28, 4 – Buffalo Bills
5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm
86 kg or 189.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
He is of African-American descent.
- Toned physique
- Long, dense, dreadlocked hair
- Sports a thick beard
- Affable smile
- Has both his hands covered in tattoos and inscriptions
James Cook Facts
- In December 2019, James was arrested in Athens, Georgia, for driving without a valid license. The local police had also recovered an open alcohol container from his car.
- In 2020, his junior year with the University of Georgia, he was the Georgia Bulldogs‘ 2nd-leading rusher – with 303 yards and 3 touchdowns on 45 carries. He also caught 16 passes for 225 yards and 2 touchdowns.
- In July 2020, James was found overspeeding – again in Athens, Georgia – and nearly collided with an oncoming vehicle. Moments later, he crashed into 5 unoccupied parked cars.
- He did not appear in a subsequent court hearing related to this case. Although he was not penalized for missing the hearing, the football director of player support at the Georgia Bulldogs took full responsibility for his actions.
- In his senior year with the University of Georgia, James was a member of the Georgia Bulldogs squad that won the College Football Playoff National Championship Game – a bowl game played on January 10, 2022, that determined the national champion of the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (the highest level of college football in the United States) for the 2021 season.
- James was the leading receiver for the Georgia Bulldogs that season. He had also recorded a touchdown on 4 receptions in the team’s 34-11 win over the Michigan Wolverines in the semi-final game of the 2021 season of the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision.
Featured Image by James Cook / Instagram