Greg Cook

Greg Cook

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Gregory Lynn Cook (born November 20, 1946 in Dayton, Ohio), is a former American collegiate and Professional Football quarterback. Cook lived most of his life in Chillicothe, Ohio, where he excelled in baseball, basketball and football at Chillicothe High School. He played collegiately at the University of Cincinnati, once throwing for 554 yards in one game. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the first round of the 1969 NFL Draft after Bengals coach and founder Paul Brown saw Cook's performance in the Bearcats' come-from-behind victory 23-21 victory against Miami University in Bo Schembechler's last game before he left to coach at the University of Michigan. Brown had attended the game, but left when the Miami Redskins' lead reached 21-6. "That quarterback. That's our draft choice," said Brown after seeing film of Cook's rallying performance.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • Chromo Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6133998199
  • 9786133998193