Johnny Cook (Canadian football)

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Johnny Cook
Born:(1925-12-19)December 19, 1925
Lenox, Georgia, U.S.
Died:September 17, 1986(1986-09-17) (aged 60)
Rome, Georgia, U.S.
Career information
CFL status American
Position(s) QB
Height5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight152 lb (69 kg)
College Georgia
NFL draft 1945 / Round: 23 / Pick: 233
Drafted by Chicago Cardinals
Career history
As player
1948 Regina Roughriders

John Homer Cook Jr. (December 19, 1925 – September 17, 1986) was an American football quarterback who played one season with the Regina Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. He was drafted by the Chicago Cardinals in the 23rd round of the 1945 NFL Draft. [1] He played college football at the University of Georgia. Cook died of leukemia in 1986 at the age of 60. [2]

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References

  1. "1945 NFL Draft". pro-football-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 29, 2014.
  2. "Funeral held for ex-Dog John Cook Jr". The Atlanta Constitution. September 20, 1987. p. 37. Retrieved August 26, 2019.