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Sunday, 02 December 2007
Glenn Cook #3 LB (2003-2008)
Glenn Cook
Hollywood, FL
High School:Chaminade-Madonna Prep (FL)
College:University of Miami
Drafted:2009 / Round /Pick ()
Pro Bowls:0
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Started 11 games in 2006, the most of any linebacker on the team...Productive player has seen action in 34 games over the last five seasons...Scored a touchdown on a fumble recovery on the first play of the Georgia Tech game in 2006 ... Missed 2007 season with a foot injury...Has career totals of 109 tackles, 15.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, 12 QB pressures, four pass breakups and one fumble recovery...Has the most starts of any returning linebacker

2008 (SENIOR):
10/03/08 - PLAYERS TO WATCH: LB Glenn Cook, a sixth-year senior granted an extra season because of past medical problems, not only leads Miami in tackles but also provides leadership on a young unit.

09/24/08 - PLAYERS TO WATCH: LB Glenn Cook - After sitting out last season with a foot injury, Cook has returned to provide solid leadership for a young defensive unit. He made one of the more remarkable plays of the season against A&M when he tipped the ball from the quarterback's hand and then picked it up on a bounce and stepped into the end zone for a touchdown.

09/22/08 - ACC WEEK 4 DEFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE WEEK: Glen Cook, Miami, picked up a season-high nine tackles (three solo and six assisted) - one shy of his career-high - and returned a fumble for a touchdown. It was his second career fumble return for a TD. He knocked the ball loose, picked it up and ran it back two yards for a touchdown in the third quarter giving the Hurricanes a 41-10 lead. He also had a half tackle for loss. Cook leads the Hurricanes with 18 total tackles and 2.5 tackles for loss. - ACC Football

Missed the entire season with a foot injury suffered on the second day of training camp.

2006 (JUNIOR):
Third-year linebacker who started 11 of 12 games played...Productive and underrated player ranked fifth on the team with a career-high 64 tackles (32 solo), four tackles for loss, seven QB pressures and two pass deflections...Also scored a touchdown on a fumble recovery...Named the team's Linebacker of the Year...Played nickel linebacker much of the year, as well as in the middle and on the weakside...Started in a nickel defense in six games and at weakside linebacker in five games...Did not start the opener vs. Florida State...Started at nickel linebacker the next five games...Started at weakside linebacker at Duke in place of an injured Jon Beason, then moved to middle linebacker later in the game. Made a career-high 10 tackles (four solo), one QB pressure and one pass deflection...A week later at Georgia Tech, started again at weakside linebacker, making four tackles and recovering a fumble on the first play of the game that he returned 19 yards for his first collegiate touchdown...Notched nine tackles at Virginia Tech...Started but suffered a concussion in the third quarter at Virginia, leaving the game...Did not play five days later vs. Boston College, missing his first game since the 2004 season opener and snapping a streak of 33 consecutive games played...Started in a nickel defense against Nevada in the MPC Computers Bowl, tallying seven tackles.

2005 (SOPHMORE):
In his second season, played in all 12 games, making one start and often playing as one of two linebackers in the nickel defenses...Made 28 tackles (14 solo), along with 6.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, two pass breakups and two QB pressures...Played mostly on special teams early in the season, then posted six tackles in the fourth game vs. South Florida...Made five tackles a week later vs. Duke...Made his only start of the season in a nickel defense at Temple, posting two solo tackles (one for loss) and a pass breakup...Played most of the North Carolina game as a reserve linebacker, registering two solo tackles...Saw limited action at Virginia Tech but notched a solo sack...Had no tackles at Wake Forest, then played most of the Georgia Tech game, making three solo tackles...Made a half sack and two tackles for loss vs. Virginia...In the Peach Bowl vs. Louisiana State, played nickel linebacker and posted five tackles (three solo), including one tackle for loss, one QB pressure and one pass defensed.

2004 (FRESHMEN):
In his first season on the field, played in 10 games, making two starts (Georgia Tech and Louisville)...Also was a regular on special teams coverage units...Totaled 17 tackles, five tackles for loss and one fumble recovery...Did not play in the season opener, then saw action in his first game as a Hurricane on Sept. 18 vs. Louisiana Tech, making three tackles, one tackle for loss and two QB pressures...Played as a backup linebacker at Houston and made one tackle for loss...Made his first collegiate start at strongside linebacker on at Georgia Tech and recorded two tackles and one QB pressure...Started at middle linebacker vs. Louisville, making five tackles, including three tackles for loss...Made one tackle at NC State, no tackles at North Carolina and Clemson, one tackle at Virginia, two tackles vs. Wake Forest and then played only on special teams vs. Virginia Tech...Played as a reserve in the Peach Bowl vs. Florida, making two assists.

2003 (REDSHIRT):
Sat out the 2003 season as a redshirt...Competed with the scout team and impressed the coaching staff with his ability and instincts.


Year   GP/GS  TT UT AT  TFL    QBP Sacks FF FR PBU Int 
2003   Did not play - Redshirt season 
2004   10/2   17  6 11    5-8    3 0.0-0  0 1-0 0 0-0 
2005   12/1   28 14 14  6.5-13   2 1.5-5  0 0-0 2 0-0 
2006   12/11  64 32 32    4-8    7 0-0    0 0-0 2 0-0 
2007   Did Not Play 
2008   13/13  76 45 31  8.5-26   4 1-10   2 1-2 1 0-0
Totals 47/27 185 97 88 24.0-55  16 2.5-15 0 2-2 5 0-0 

Additional statistics: 1 touchdown on a fumble recovery in 2006 and 2008

Total tackles 10 (at Duke 2006)
Solo 4 (vs. North Carolina 2006, at Duke 2006)
Assists 6 (at Duke 2006)

Excellent athlete who was the anchor of a defense that advanced to the state championship game...Teamed with fellow UM signee Jon Beason to lead one of the state's top defensive units...As a junior in 2001, made 85 tackles, had five sacks and 10 tackles for losses...Rated the No. 26 linebacker in the nation by Super Prep...Rated the No. 93 player on the Orlando Sentinel's Florida Top 100...Chose Miami over Tennessee, North Carolina State, Florida and Florida State...Coached by Mark Guandola.



Drafed by the Chicago Cubs in the 48th round of the 2009 MLB Draft.

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Last Updated ( Monday, 13 July 2009 )
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