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Tarik Cook

Tarik Cook

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Stone Mountain, Ga.

High School:
Stephenson

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 291

Position:
Offensive Line

04/11/2013

C-USA Honors 227 Knights with Commissioner's Honor Roll Distinction

UCF has second-highest total in conference.

02/06/2013

UCF Football Announces 19 Signees for the 2013 Season

Three Knights have already enrolled for the spring semester.

03/27/2012

UCF Places 221 Student-Athletes on C-USA Academic Honor Roll

The Knights rank first among all league public institutions for the sixth-consecutive year.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013):
-Member of the American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team
-Entered six games overall with starts at right guard against Penn State and Memphis

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2012):
-Saw game action against Akron (8/30) and ECU (10/4)

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2011):
-Worked with the scout team and did not see game action

HIGH SCHOOL:
-As a center for Stephenson High School, was part of a 9-2 Jaguars team in 2010 that advanced to the Georgia Class 5A playoffs
-Coached by Ron Gartrell at Stephenson
-Rivals, ESPN and Scout rated him with three stars, and as a center was rated No. 9 nationally by ESPN, No. 11 by Scout and No. 12 by Rivals
-Also the No. 47 overall prospect on Rivals' Georgia 2011 Postseason Top 85
-Was a 2010 Associated Press First Team All-State selection
-Named to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Class AAAAA All-State Honorable Mention Team and to the DeKalb County All-Area First Team
-After attending the National Underclassmen Combine in Atlanta in March 2010, was named one of the event's standout prospects for 2011 signing day
-Won the Strongest Man Award at the camp for bench-pressing 185 pounds 30 times amongst other feats
-Would later be listed among top performers from among a collection of several NUC camps in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston and Jacksonville
-Also earned strongest man recognition at the NUC camp
-Chose UCF over offers from Connecticut, Georgia Tech, Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee, USF and Middle Tennessee

PERSONAL:
-Son of June Cook
-Majoring in sports and exercise science

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