Colby Cooke - 16


Goochland, Va.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 220


Colby Cooke


Energy builds Saturday as 'Dores move closer to full pads

Teams don shoulder pads during third preseason workout on campus


Vanderbilt - Houston postgame notes

Vanderbilt 41, Houston 24


Vanderbilt - Wake Forest postgame notes

Vanderbilt 23, Wake Forest 21


'Dores move closer to full gear in Saturday session

Franklin praises intensity of defense

Cooke saw limited action as a redshirt freshman, but when called upon, he handled the team's punting chores in fine fashion... Averaged 45.1 yards on 14 attempts... Served as team's punter in BBVA Compass Bowl victory over Houston, averaging 45.2 yards on 10 punts... Six of his 10 attempts vs. Houston landed inside the Cougars' 20-yard line... Posted booming 67-yarder against Wake Forest...

Cooke did not play as a true freshman... He is a combo punter-kicker candidate for the Commodores.

High School
Senior captain... Named Parade All-American PK as senior... Three-year starting placekicker for middle Virginia public school... As senior, converted 17 of 21 field goals... 17 field goals is second highest single-season total by Virginia prep kicker... Helped Bulldogs to 14-1 record and Division 2 state finals where he made field goals of 48 and playoff-record 51 yards... 40 of 54 kickoffs resulted in touchbacks... Earned All-State and All-Region honors... On National Signing Day, played for USA team in International Bowl, held in Austin, Texas... Earned two soccer letters... National Honor Society VP.

Colby Neal Cooke... Son of Jeff Cooke and Donna Coffey... Born July 20, 1994... Born and raised near Richmond... Dad is sales manager... Has a younger sister, Marley... Stepfather (Mark) played collegiate soccer... Enjoys snowboarding and playing computer games.

Career Highs
Single-game Average: 45.2 yards, vs. Houston, 1/4/2014
Longest Punt: 67, vs. Wake Forest,11/30/2013

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