Dalvin Cook

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Dalvin Cook is an American professional football running back for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). Dalvin Cook is best known for NFL Monday Night Football (1970), NFL on FOX (1994), and Game Changers (2011).

Early life

Dalvin Cook was born on 10th August 1995 in Miami, Florida, United States. As of 2022, he is 27 years old and his birth sign is Leo. Likewise, Cook belongs to the American nationality and follows Christianity.

Talking about his family, his father’s name is James Cook, and his mother’s name is Varondria Burnett. Similarly, Cook has three brothers, James Cook, DeAndre Burnett, and Demarcus Cook. And, he has three sisters, Jameisha Cook, Daniela Cook, and Jamiya Cook.

Educational Background

Talking about his educational status, Dalvin Cook studied at Miami Central High School. The personality played college football at Florida State from 2014 to 2016. In his first game against The Citadel, Cook rushed 67 yards with 1 touchdown.

Likewise, Dalvin rushed for 100 yards in his college against Syracuse, scoring 122 yards over 23 carries with a touchdown. Also, Cook was named the MVP of the 2014 ACC Championship Game against Georgia Tech after scoring a career-high 177 yards and one rushing touchdown.

As a fresher, Cook played for 1008 rushing yards with 8 touchdowns. Also, he played 22 receptions in that season. He finished his senior year with a record of 1691 rushing yards and 19 touchdowns 2015. Likewise, the personality ended his college football career with a record 4464 rushing yards.

Professional Life

Professionally, Dalvin Cook is an American football player. In 2017, Dalvin was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the second round of the 2017 NFL (National Football League) draft.

Similarly, in 2018, he rushed 28 times for 94 years and 2 touchdowns in the National Football League wildcard game against New Orleans. In the same season, he finished with 354 rushing yards, finishing with 615 rushing yards, and two touchdowns.

Likewise, in the 2019 season, he rushed 21 times for 111 yards and 2 touchdowns as the Vikings won 28-12. In week 2 against the Green Bay Packers, Cook rushed for 154 yards which include a 75-yard touchdown run as the Vikings lost 16-21.

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Caption: Dalvin Cook during a match (Source: Instagram)

On 12th September 2020, he signed a five-year, $63 million contract with the Vikings. On 4th November 2020, he was named the NFC Offensive Player of the week for his performance in Week 8. And, in Week 8, he rushed for a career-high 206 yards on 22 carried and has 2 rushing touchdowns in the 34-20 victory over the Detriot Lions. Also, in November he was named the NFC Offensive Player of the Month.

Furthermore, he had a great season in 2021. he played 13 games in the last season and played for 1159 rushing yards with 6 touchdowns. Also, he announced that he would be wearing the number 4 jersey beginning with the 2022 NFL season.

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Caption: Dalvin Cook clicking a photo with his jersey (Source: Instagram)

Achievements

In 2014, Dalvin Cook received the Second-team All-ACC and ACC Champion award. Likewise, he got the First-team All-ACC twice and the First-team All-American Award in 2015 and 2016. Also, the personality received the Pro Bowl award in the years 2019 and 2020.

Net Worth

Dalvin Cook earns a handful amount of money through his profession. Therefore, he has a net worth of around $20 million US dollars. He earns a yearly salary of $12.6 million USD from his club. Also, he has renewed the contract with $63 million for five years. Moreover, Cook has signed a brand endorsement with a Sportswear brand named Nike.

Personal Life

Talking about the private and romantic life of Dalvin Cook, he is currently single. Before, he was in a relationship with his former girlfriend Gracelyn Trimble. On 9th November 2021, the personality was accused of assault, battery, and false imprisonment of his girlfriend Gracelyn Trimble causing a conclusion in November 2020, an allegation which he denies. And, he said that ‘only the truth will come out in response to those allegations.

Similarly, Dalvin has faced many off-field issues on three occasions. Cook was charged with criminal mischief after a June BB gun incident that resulted in broken car windows. Likewise, Dalvin was accused of punching a woman outside of a Tallahassee bar after a confrontation and was charged with assault.

Dalvin Cook – Body Measurements

An American football player stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches or 1.78 m and weighs around 95 kg or 210 lbs. Likewise, he has a set of brown eyes and black hair. Other than this, there are no details regarding his other body measurements.

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Caption: Dalvin Cook posing for a photo (Source: Instagram)

Dalvin Cook – Social Media

He has a Facebook account under his own name and has more than 16k followers. Likewise, his Instagram account @dalvincook has earned 482k followers. Moreover, he has gained over 132k followers on his @dalvincook Twitter.