Cory Cook Athlete Profile

#17 Cory Cook

Cory Cook
Position: Defensive Back Height: 6-0 Weight: 190 Roster Years: 1993-1994 Hometown: Santaquin, UT Last School: Snow College



Academic All-America

  • 1994 CoSida Second Team

Personal

Born 11/3/70 in Gunnison, Utah...parents are Gilbert and Jerry...married Angie Evans in December, 1992...served a mission in Seoul, Korea...recruited by Arizona State, Boston College, Maryland, Stanford and Virginia...majoring in English.

Before BYU

Graduated in 1989 from Payson High...earned three letters in football, two in basketball and four in track...all-state in football...regional champion in both 400 meters and long-jump...state champion in 4x100 relay...coached by Bart Peery.

Other College

Played two years at Snow College...second team all-conference as a freshman...first team all-conference as a sophomore...NJCAA Academic All-America.



1993 | Junior Year

Led BYU with 15 tackles against Ohio State in the Holiday Bowl...did not play the first two games of the season as coaches contemplated a redshirt year...started the final six games at weak safety...selected by the staff as top defensive back against Notre Dame when he had five unassisted tackles and four assisted tackles...11 tackles and a QB hurry against Fresno State...12 tackles against Utah.