Cook picked up a season-high nine tackles (three solo and six assisted) – one shy of his career-high – and returned a fumble for a touchdown. It was his second career fumble return for a TD. He knocked the ball loose, picked it up and ran it back two yards for a touchdown in the third quarter giving the Hurricanes a 41-10 lead. He also had a half tackle for loss. Cook leads the Hurricanes with 18 total tackles and 2.5 tackles for loss.
Hurricane linebacker Spencer Adkins and freshman quarterback Jacory Harris earned Defensive Lineman of the Week and Rookie of the Week after UM's 52-7 win against Charleston Southern in the season opener.
Marve and NC State freshman quarterback Russell Wilson headlined the Atlantic Coast Conference Football Players of the Week awards for the games on Sept. 20. Joining them this week are Cook, Georgia Tech offensive tackle Andrew Gardner, Wake Forest safety Kevin Patterson and placekicker Sam Swank.
Wilson earned Offensive Back of the Week. Georgia Tech's Gardner earns his second Offensive Lineman of the Week. Patterson took Defensive Back of the Week honors and Swank netted his second Specialist of the Week honor.