Saints News, 6/23/14: Brandin Cooks, Drew Brees To Practice Together In San Diego

Stacy Revere

Unlike most players bound for the NFL, Cooks stayed enrolled after the 2013 football season at Oregon State because he promised his mother he would graduate. Since Oregon State is on an 11-week, quarter system instead of the customary two-semesters-a-year format, he missed all of the Saints’ mini-camp two weeks ago and most of the team’s voluntary practices in recent weeks while he was in school in Corvallis, Ore. Cooks had his first exposure to full squad practices with the Saints last week during two voluntary organized team activity sessions. “I’ll go back to Oregon State this week and work out a little bit,” Cooks said. “And after that, I’ll go down to San Diego and train with Drew Brees and get familiar with him and get clicking.”

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