Signed by Saints to reserve/future contract, 1/14/14…Signed by Saints to practice squad, 12/26/13…Released by Detroit Lions from practice squad, 10/8/13…Signed by Lions to practice squad, 9/26/13…Waived by Arizona Cardinals, 8/30/13…Signed by Arizona as an undrafted free agent, 5/21/13…In 2013 preseason, tied for the Cardinals lead in receiving with 11 receptions for a team-best 209 yards (19.0 avg.)…Played in 34 games and caught 71 passes for 1,091 yards and 10 touchdowns in four seasons at Southern...Also totaled 15 punt returns for 81 yards and 14 kick returns for 362 yards and one touchdown…Played in seven games and posted career highs with 31 receptions for 467 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior in 2012, also returning 12 kickoffs for 309 yards and one touchdown…Saw action in 10 games with six starts and caught 23 passes for 406 yards and two touchdowns as junior…Served as the team’s punt returner as a freshman in ’09 and had one reception for 23 yards…Began his college career as a walk-on before being offered a scholarship in 2010...Prepped at St. Augustine (New Orleans, La.) HS where he played football and ran track...Was a second-team All-State and All-District selection as a return specialist...In track, ran the 100 meters in 10.6 seconds and the 400 meters in 48 seconds…Also ran on the 4x100, 4x200 and 4x400 relay teams…Hall of Fame running back Walter Payton is a cousin on his grandmother’s side…Born August 30, 1990.
Brandin Cooks speaks with reporters after the Saints-Lions game. Video by Alex Restrepo (New Orleans Saints video)
Drew Brees speaks to the media following today's game against the Detroit Lions.
Head Coach Sean Payton speaks to the media following Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions.
Defensive end Darryl Tapp leads the Who Dat chant prior to today's game against the Detroit Lions.