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Dalvin James Cook, professionally known as Dalvin Cook, is an American footballer who plays running back position for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL).
Cook played for Florida State as a college-level player, where he was an all-time leading rusher.
|Dalvin James Cook
|Date Of Birth
|August 10, 1995
|Miami, Florida, United States
|James Cook (Father) and Varondria Burnett (Mother)
|26 years old
|5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m/178 cm)
|95 kg (210 lbs)
|In a relationship
|1 (Deandre Burnett)
Dalvin Cook Early Life and Background
Dalvin was born on August 10, 1995, in Miami, Florida, United States. Cook holds American Nationality and comes from an African-American background. His zodiac sign is Leo.
Cook is the son of James Cook and Varondria Burnett. He has a brother named Deandre Burnett, a basketball player. During high school, Cook was an excellent multi-sport athlete, lettering in football and track. He attended Miami Central High School and joined Florida State University after high school in 2014.
Dalvin Cook Physical Stats
Dalvin Cook stands at 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m/178 cm) and weighs 95 kg (210 lbs). Cook has dark brown eyes with black hair. As of 2022, Cook is 26-years-old. However, regarding his body measurements, they are still under review.
Dalvin Cook Career
High School and College Highlights
Dalvin Cook played football representing Miami Central later in his sophomore year. Cook waited until sophomore as he believed he stood no chance against senior running back, Devonta Freeman who guided Central to a Class 6A state title in 2010. Cook trained under coach Telly Lockette.
As a junior, Cook lined up at running back while his best friend, Joseph Yearby, played wildcat quarterback on running downs. Then in his senior year, Cook had 34 touchdowns on 177 carries, intercepting three passes as he rushed for a county-best 1940 yards.
The Rivals ranked Dalvin Cook as a five-star recruit, ranking as the second-best all-purpose back in his class. Cook was considering Clemson University; however, he changed to Florida.
From 2014 to 2016, Cook played for the university and trained under coach Jimbo Fisher. Cook was entitled MVP of the 2014 ACC Championship Game after setting a career-high 177 yards on 31 carries and one rushing touchdown.
In July 2015, he was charged following an incident outside a bar which was later known to be a misunderstanding, and Cook was found not guilty.
Cook had a successful 2015 and 2016 season, where he finished his career with 4464 rushing yards. However, Cook announced he would not play his senior year for the 2017 NFL Draft.
Following the invitation to the NFL, Dalvin Cook ranked top running back in the draft by Sports Illustrated and Pro Football Focus. In addition, he has been rated the second-best running back by NFL Media analyst Bucky Brooks and the third-best running back by NFLDraftScout and NFL analyst Mike Mayock.
However, his character and behavior resulted in his stock fall. Following the 2017 NFL Draft, the Minnesota Vikings selected Cook and made his NFL debut against New Orleans Saints. His rookie year concluded with 354 rushing yards.
Cook suffered a torn ACL injury ending his rookie season. After his injury, he won against the San Francisco 49ers with a 95 scrimmage yards record. In week 2, Cook suffered a hamstring injury missing four games. The 2018 season concluded with 615 rushing yards, two touchdowns, and caught 40 receptions for 305 yards on Cook’s part.
The 2019 season concluded with 1,135 rushing yards, 13 rushing touchdowns, and 53 receptions for 519 receiving yards in 14 games. In the 2020 season, Cook set a career-high of 1,557 rushing yards and 16 touchdowns, along with 361 receiving yards and one touchdown.
In 2021, Cook announced to wear No. 4 jersey from the 2022 NFL season and signed a five-year extension contract with the Vikings worth $63 million.
Dalvin Cook Love Life and Partner
Previously, he was in a relationship with Gracelyn Trimble, who accused Cook of domestic violence. However, the relationship with Trimble broke and is now with someone else.
Dalvin Cook is in a relationship with Tokyo Jetz. Tokyo is a hip-hop singer from Jacksonville, Florida. Jetz has sung many songs throughout her career life. Her Famous songs are No Problem, Baller Alert, Hits Dogs Holla, Sodd, and many more.
Dalvin Cook Net Worth
Dalvin Cook has had a successful career despite some controversies. The athlete signed a 4-year contract worth $6.35 million with Minnesota and later signed a 5-year contract worth $63 million. Online sources claim his salary is estimated at $2,011,754.
Including his assets, sources claim his net worth is approximately $15 million as of 2022.
Dalvin Cook Social Media
Dalvin Cook is an active social media user. The athlete is a verified Instagram and Twitter user. Cook goes by @dalvincook with 478 k followers on Instagram and @dalvincook on Twitter with 126.2 k followers.
So interested people may follow this account to get some updates on him.