Draft Scout Snapshot:DS Rating on 1/7/09: #2 Junior TE, #34/750 Overall, Projected Rnd: 2 in 2010 2008: Named All-Southeastern Conference first-team by the league's coaches, adding second-team honors from the Associated Press and Rivals.com...Appeared in thirteen games, starting all but the Mississippi and Kentucky contests at tight end...Finished second on the team with a career-high 37 receptions for 573 yards (15.5 avg) and three touchdowns...Ranked 12th in the SEC with 44.08 receiving yards and 13th with 2.85 receptions per game...Caught 37 of 70 passes targeted to him52.86 percent), as the opposition deflected four of those throws...Had 25 first-down catches (67.57 percent), as he converted 7 of 16 third-down throws (43.75 percent)...23 of his receptions were good for at least 10 yards (62.16 percent), including eight for 20 yards or longer (21.625)...Caught four of his receptions inside the red zone...Assisted on a tackle and caused one fumble...Penalized three times for false starts, but also drew the opposition into pass interference calls five times, including three in the Georgia contest...Cook started 15 of 36 games for South Carolina, seeing most of his action as a tight end, but also competed at split end and flanker...Finished his career by hauling in 73 passes for 1,107 yards (15.16 avg), including seven touchdowns, averaging 30.75 receiving yards and 2.03 receptions per game...2007: Made three starts in 2007... was third on the squad with 30 receptions for 421 yards (second on the team), an average of 14.0 yards per catch, the highest average for any player with more than two receptions...has caught 36 passes over the past two seasons for 534 yards, an average of 14.8 yards per catch, with three scores... clocked a 4.37 40-yard dash with a 39.5-inch vertical leap in 2007... has made four career starts.
Post-Draft Outlook: A closer look at the Titans' picks: Round 3/89 -- Jared Cook, TE, 6-5, 246, South Carolina...The Titans were enamored enough with Cook, whom they considered a first-day pick, that they shipped a second-rounder in 2010 to New England to jump in and take him. Cook has plenty of upside, leading the Titans to believe they can create mismatches with him. - by The Sports Xchange
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01/02/13 - TE Jared Cook had surgery to repair his rotator cuff in his left shoulder and will soon begin the rehab process.
12/31/12 - TE Jared Cook is recuperating after having surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff in his left shoulder. Cook is a free agent and a candidate to be franchised.
12/10/12 - TE Jared Cook suffered a shoulder injury in Sunday's game. He caught an 18-yard TD pass on the Titans opening drive.
12/10/12 - TE Jared Cook tore his rotator cuff in Sunday's loss to the Colts and will miss the Titans' final three games of the year with surgery a possibility.
"Jared tore his rotator cuff and he'll be out for the year, so he'll be put on IR at some point. It's very unfortunate to lose another great player after a great catch and being a big part of our offense, and that's gonna be a big blow for us," Titans coach Mike Munchak said.
Cook was also named the Titans 2012 Man of the Year for his work in the community and involvement in raising awareness for the fight against breast cancer.
12/06/12 - TE Jared Cook had a disappointing day. He was targeted 12 times by QB Jake Locker and caught only four passes.