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5 things to know about RB James Cook


1. Family ties in the NFL

Cook isn't the only one who's made it to the NFL. His older brother is Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook. The Vikings will visit Buffalo during the 2022 season.

2. Champion running back

Cook played in all 15 games with three starts during his final season at Georgia in 2021 on a team that won the CFP Championship Game. Cook totaled career-best numbers across the board in rushing with 113 attempts for 728 yards and seven touchdowns. Also set career-highs with 27 receptions for 284 yards and four receiving touchdowns.

3. Team leader

Cook served as a team captain for multiple games during the 2021 season.

4. Racked up the stats in college

Cook appeared in 50 games during his collegiate career and totaled 1,503 yards and 14 touchdowns on 230 carries. In the passing game, Cook had 67 receptions for 730 yards and six receiving touchdowns.

5. Interests outside of football

Cook majored in Housing Management & Policy during his time at the University of Georgia

Scroll through to view photos of RB James Cook, Buffalo's pick in the second round, 63rd overall in the 2022 NFL Draft.

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