University of Iowa Athletics
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#21 Sam Cook

Height 5-9
Weight 228 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Fort Dodge, Iowa
High School Fort Dodge

2016 – – Redshirted after joining the team as a walk-on.

High School honors – – Named as Des Moines Register All-Iowa Male High School Athlete of the Year as a senior . . . named to Elite first team all-state squad as a junior and senior . . . third team all-state as a sophomore after earning honorable mention honors as a freshman . . . first team all-conference four straight years . . . Career – – four-year letterman in football as running back, linebacker and punter . . . team captain as a junior and senior . . . gained 4,882 career rushing yards . . . holds school records for rushing yards in a game, season and career, and season and career touchdowns . . . ranks fourth in Iowa Class 4A rushing history . . . as a senior rushed for 1,838 yards and 25 touchdowns, while collecting 56.5 tackles and three sacks on defense . . . also earned four letters in wrestling and two in both baseball and track . . . posted a 45-0 wrestling mark as a senior, collecting bonus points in 41 of 45 matches, earning state titles as a junior and senior.

Personal – – Born 1/15/97 . . . open major . . . named a National Academic All-American . . . parents are Karman and Robert Cool . . . high school coach was Matt Miller.