Former Florida State star and current Minnesota Viking Dalvin Cook is one of the best running backs in the NFL. Despite injuries at the start of his 2021 campaign, Cook is still on track to reach the milestone of the century. He recorded 80 carries for 366 yards and two touchdowns in four starts.
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The Vikings are on a BYE week and Cook has the opportunity to rest more before returning to work in the eighth week. Regardless, he still makes the headlines in his spare time.
Cook made an appearance on the All Things Covered podcast Tuesday morning. The show is co-hosted by former Florida State defensive back Bryant McFadden and current Minnesota defensive back Patrick Peterson.
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During the podcast, the topic of his jersey number was brought up and if he ever came back to number 4. For those who live under a rock, this is the number Cook wore when he set records in Florida. State and Miami Central High School. .
“Breaking news. Next year I’ll put four. I’ll put four, I’m telling you, I’m four. Cookie Monster Time.”
Cook then shouted out to Vikings fans for supporting him during his time at No.33. He hopes a new issue will lead to ringtones.
“Yeah, they can keep that, that’s where we started. The place we are headed is different. Bigger, we try to have rings. We are chasing everything you know what I say.
The Florida native was planning to change his number before the start of 2021, but it came at a cost. Cook is expected to buy back the existing No.33 jersey inventory, which would have cost around $ 1.5 million. Instead, he decided to wait and save some money in the process.
In five years in the NFL, Cook recorded 849 carries for 4,027 yards and 35 touchdowns. During his career at Tallahassee, the star running back totaled 687 carries for 4,464 yards and 46 touchdowns. Cook is the first rusher in the history of the program.
Check out the full video below.
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