Tommy Cook
Tommy Cook

Assistant Director Football Operations


Cook Named Assistant Director of Football Operations

Cook has spent past two seasons as graduate assistant


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Cats Bounce Ole Miss 30-13; Williams runs for 111 yards and two touchdowns; Trevathan notches 17 tackles, one INT

Former Kentucky wide receiver Tommy Cook is in his second season as a graduate assistant at his alma mater. Cook will serve as a graduate assistant for the wide receivers and special teams.

Cook's duties include analysis of opponent film, preparing scouting reports, conducting "self scout" of UK tendencies, overseeing the scout team and assisting with recruiting.

Cook was a wide receiver with the Wildcats from 2000-05, including a sixth year to complete his eligibility because of medical hardship. Cook's career totals included 74 catches for 951 yards and six touchdowns. He also assisted Coach Joker Phillips in coaching the wide
receivers in the 2004 season while recovering from an injury.

During his playing career, Cook earned a place on the Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll, was named to the UK Athletics Society of Character and was chosen for the ESPN "All-Mayday Team" in honor of players who show extraordinary toughness and determination.

Having earned his bachelor's degree in kinesiology in 2004 from UK, Cook is working on a master's degree in sport leadership. Prior to following his dream of becoming a Division I football coach, Cook spent four and a half years in the business sector in surgical sales.

Cook is a native of Victoria, Texas, where he was a standout football and baseball player at Victoria High School.

2015 National Signing Day Commonwealth Stadium