Chris Cook (born February 15, 1987) is an American football cornerback for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League. He was drafted in the second round, 34th overall in the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at Virginia. Cook attended Heritage High School in Lynchburg, Virginia. He played running back, wide receiver and quarterback on offense, and cornerback on defense. He rushed for 789 yards and 12 touchdowns and caught 10 passes for 250 yards and three more scores as a senior, he also threw six TD passes. He was neamed first-team all-state defensive back as a junior when he made more than 50 tackles and intercepted eight passes. Considered a three-star by Rivals.com, Cook accepted a scholarship to Virginia over Virginia Tech. Cook started 31-of-38 games for the Virginia Cavaliers, collecting 143 tackles with 5.5 tackles for loss, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery for a TD, 19 passes breakups and seven interceptions, two which he returned for TD's.