Player Bio

Tarik Cohen
RB #29
Height:
5-6
Weight:
181
Age:
22
College:
North Carolina A&T
Experience:
R

Quick Stats (2017):

CAR
55
YDS
229
AVG
4.2
TDS
1
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesRushingReceivingFumbles
GGSAttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLongTDFUMLost
TOTAL 55 229 4.2 46 1 29 244 8.4 70 1 3 2
2017 CHI 9 1 55 229 4.2 46 1 29 244 8.4 70 1 3 2
Recent Games
WKOppResultRushingReceivingFumbles
AttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 ATL L 17-23 5 66 13.2 46 0 8 47 5.9 19 1 -- --
2 @TB L 7-29 7 13 1.9 9 0 8 55 6.9 14 0 1 1
3 PIT W 23-17 12 78 6.5 36 0 4 24 6 9 0 1 0
4 @GB L 14-35 6 24 4 7 0 4 24 6 8 0 -- --
5 MIN L 17-20 6 13 2.2 7 0 1 -6 -6 -3 0 -- --
6 @BAL W 27-24 14 32 2.3 9 0 1 14 14 14 0 1 1
7 CAR W 17-3 -- -- -- -- -- 1 70 70 70 0 -- --
8 @NO L 12-20 4 2 0.5 5 1 1 6 6 6 0 -- --
10 GB L 16-23 1 1 1 1 0 1 10 10 10 0 -- --

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Biography

COLLEGE CAREER: Appeared in 46 games with 41 starts in four seasons (2013-16) for North Carolina A&T, rushing for 5,619 yards  on 868 carries and 56 touchdowns (all school records)... Added 98 receptions for 945 yards and 3 touchdowns... Career performances made him the conference's first three-time Offensive Player of the Year.

SENIOR: Started all 12 games ... 2016 NCAA FCS and Walter Camp First Team All-America ... helped lead the Aggies to a 9-3 regular-season record and a berth in the FCS Playoffs ... enjoyed a record-breaking campaign, setting single-season school records in rushing (1,588) and touchdowns (19) and earned All-America status from four different outlets ... also rushed for more than 200 yards in four different games ... leaves as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference's all-time leading rusher with 5,619 yards and its first three-time Offensive Player of the Year (2014, 2015, 2016) ... finished his career with five three-TD performances. JUNIOR: Started all 12 games ... had a MEAC-leading 1,543 yards rushing on a school-record 264 carries ... his single-season rushing total was also a school record ... rushed for 15 touchdowns, tying his single-season record from the season before ... also caught 25 passes for 217 yards ... led the MEAC in total points scored, rushing touchdowns and all-purpose yards (148.8) ... rushed for more than 100 yards nine times and rushed for a career-high 295 yards and three touchdowns in A&T's 41-34 win over Alcorn State in the inaugural Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl ...  Rushed for 137 yards and three touchdowns on 17 carries in a 65-14 Homecoming win over Howard on Oct. 24. SOPHOMORE: Played in 11 games with 11 starts … His 1,340 rushing yards were the second-highest single-season total in school history ... His 15 touchdowns were tied for the second-highest single-season total in school history ... Added 25 receptions for 237 yards and a touchdown ... Ranked 3rd in the country in yards per carry (6.8), 11th in rushing yards per game (121.8), 15th in total rushing yards and 15th in rushing TDs ... led the MEAC in rushing, scoring (96 points), total touchdowns (16) and was second in all-purpose yards (143.4 per game) ...posted 133 yards and a touchdown against nationally-ranked Coastal Carolina in a 31-30 loss at Aggie Stadium ... surpassed 100 yards for the third straight week when he rushed for a career-best 234 yards and a touchdown, including an 81-yard touchdown run in a 17-12 win at Elon on Sept. 13 ... Recorded his third-career 200-yard rushing  game when he had 203 and two touchdowns on 20 carries in a 21-14 loss at N.C. Central. FRESHMAN: Earned MEAC Rookie of the Year ... Rushed for a MEAC-leading 1,148 yards on 195 carries and 8 touchdowns in 11 games (6 starts)… Had five 100-yard games on the season, including one 200-yard game… Added 11 receptions for 152 yards and a touchdown…118.2 all purpose yards per game ranked 2nd in MEAC... Registered 1,300 yards of all-purpose yards during the season…Ranked 17th in the nation in rushing, 44th in all-purpose yards, 26th in total rushing yards and 62nd in rushing touchdowns…

PERSONAL:  Played at Bunn High School in Bunn, NC... Rushed for 808 yards as a senior including 252 yards in a playoff win against North Brunswick…Scored 17 touchdowns and averaged 9.2 yards per carry…Had three touchdown receptions and returned three kicks for touchdowns...Earned team MVP honors and was also an all-conference selection...Was one-fourth of the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 2A state champion 4x100 meter relay team.
COLLEGE CAREER: Appeared in 46 games with 41 starts in four seasons (2013-16) for North Carolina A&T, rushing for 5,619 yards  on 868 carries and 56 touchdowns (all school records)... Added 98 receptions for 945 yards and 3 touchdowns... Career performances made him the conference's first three-time Offensive Player of the Year.

SENIOR: Started all 12 games ... 2016 NCAA FCS and Walter Camp First Team All-America ... helped lead the Aggies to a 9-3 regular-season record and a berth in the FCS Playoffs ... enjoyed a record-breaking campaign, setting single-season school records in rushing (1,588) and touchdowns (19) and earned All-America status from four different outlets ... also rushed for more than 200 yards in four different games ... leaves as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference's all-time leading rusher with 5,619 yards and its first three-time Offensive Player of the Year (2014, 2015, 2016) ... finished his career with five three-TD performances. JUNIOR: Started all 12 games ... had a MEAC-leading 1,543 yards rushing on a school-record 264 carries ... his single-season rushing total was also a school record ... rushed for 15 touchdowns, tying his single-season record from the season before ... also caught 25 passes for 217 yards ... led the MEAC in total points scored, rushing touchdowns and all-purpose yards (148.8) ... rushed for more than 100 yards nine times and rushed for a career-high 295 yards and three touchdowns in A&T's 41-34 win over Alcorn State in the inaugural Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl ...  Rushed for 137 yards and three touchdowns on 17 carries in a 65-14 Homecoming win over Howard on Oct. 24. SOPHOMORE: Played in 11 games with 11 starts … His 1,340 rushing yards were the second-highest single-season total in school history ... His 15 touchdowns were tied for the second-highest single-season total in school history ... Added 25 receptions for 237 yards and a touchdown ... Ranked 3rd in the country in yards per carry (6.8), 11th in rushing yards per game (121.8), 15th in total rushing yards and 15th in rushing TDs ... led the MEAC in rushing, scoring (96 points), total touchdowns (16) and was second in all-purpose yards (143.4 per game) ...posted 133 yards and a touchdown against nationally-ranked Coastal Carolina in a 31-30 loss at Aggie Stadium ... surpassed 100 yards for the third straight week when he rushed for a career-best 234 yards and a touchdown, including an 81-yard touchdown run in a 17-12 win at Elon on Sept. 13 ... Recorded his third-career 200-yard rushing  game when he had 203 and two touchdowns on 20 carries in a 21-14 loss at N.C. Central. FRESHMAN: Earned MEAC Rookie of the Year ... Rushed for a MEAC-leading 1,148 yards on 195 carries and 8 touchdowns in 11 games (6 starts)… Had five 100-yard games on the season, including one 200-yard game… Added 11 receptions for 152 yards and a touchdown…118.2 all purpose yards per game ranked 2nd in MEAC... Registered 1,300 yards of all-purpose yards during the season…Ranked 17th in the nation in rushing, 44th in all-purpose yards, 26th in total rushing yards and 62nd in rushing touchdowns…

PERSONAL:  Played at Bunn High School in Bunn, NC... Rushed for 808 yards as a senior including 252 yards in a playoff win against North Brunswick…Scored 17 touchdowns and averaged 9.2 yards per carry…Had three touchdown receptions and returned three kicks for touchdowns...Earned team MVP honors and was also an all-conference selection...Was one-fourth of the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 2A state champion 4x100 meter relay team.
 

Recent Articles

  • Cohen turning heads with performance

    Posted Aug 24, 2017

    Opposing players, including one that Bears running back Tarik Cohen has admired for a long time, are starting to take notice of the promising rookie.

  • Cohen making smooth transition into NFL

    Posted Aug 17, 2017

    Running back Tarik Cohen's impressive performance in the Bears' preseason opener empowered the rookie fourth-round pick with confidence as he returned to the practice field this week.

  • Cohen emerging as fan favorite at practice

    Posted Aug 2, 2017

    Bears rookie running back Tarik Cohen has emerged as a fan favorite at training camp, where he has displayed some of the moves that earned him the nickname "The Human Joystick" in college.

  • Cohen motivated by those who doubt him

    Posted Jun 21, 2017

    The latest installment of "Meet the Rookies" features running back Tarik Cohen and his constant battle against perceptions about his size.

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