Colby Cooke - 16


Goochland, Va.

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Height / Weight:
6-3 / 220


Colby  Cooke


Vanderbilt - Tennessee Postgame Notes

Tennessee 24, Vanderbilt 17


Vanderbilt - Florida Postgame Notes

Florida 34, Vanderbilt 10


Vanderbilt - Missouri Postgame Notes

Missouri 24, Vanderbilt 14


Vanderbilt - Charleston Southern Postgame Notes

Vanderbilt 21, CSU 20


Vanderbilt - Georgia Postgame Notes

Georgia 44, Vanderbilt 17


Vanderbilt vs. Temple 8/28/14 (USA Today)

Vanderbilt vs. Temple 08-28-2014

Cooke served as team's primary punter throughout his sophomore season... Ranked eighth in the Southeastern Conference with a 42.4-yard average on 66 punts... Booted a punt of 50 or more yards in 9 of 12 games, including a season long of 68 yards vs. Charleston Southern... Placed 19 of his 66 punts inside the opponent 20-yard line... Only seven punts resulted in touchbacks... Opposing teams averaged 7.7 yards on 23 returns.

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: 53.5 yards, vs. Wake Forest, 11/30/2013
Longest Punt: 68 yards, vs. Charleston Southern, 10/11/2014

Colby Cooke.  02-03-15.  640 PX


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