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Tarik Cohen

RB

#29

Experience: 2 years

Height: 5-6

Age: 23

Weight: 181 lbs

College: North Carolina A&T

2018 SEASON

  • CAR
    56
  • YDS
    244
  • AVG
    4.36
  • TDS
    2
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WK OPP RESULT ATT YDS AVG LNG TD REC YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
10 Lions W 34 - 22 7 15 2.1 5 1 6 29 4.8 17 0
9 @Bills W 41 - 9 6 5 0.8 7 0 1 8 8 8 0 1 0
8 Jets W 24 - 10 5 40 8 21 0 1 70 70 70 1 1 0
7 Patriots L 31 - 38 6 14 2.3 5 0 8 69 8.6 20 1
6 @Dolphins L 28 - 31 5 31 6.2 21 1 7 90 12.9 50 0 1 1
4 Buccaneers W 48 - 10 13 53 4.1 19 0 7 121 17.3 35 1
3 @Cardinals W 16 - 14 5 53 10.6 21 0 3 15 5 6 0
2 Seahawks W 24 - 17 4 8 2 3 0 1 17 17 17 0
1 @Packers L 23 - 24 5 25 5 11 0 3 16 5.3 9 0

Career Stats

RB FB Career

SEASON TEAM G GS ATT YDS AVG TD REC YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
2017 Chicago Bears 16 4 87 370 4.25 2 53 353 6.66 70 1 3 2
2018 Chicago Bears 9 5 56 244 4.36 2 37 435 11.76 70 3 3 1
TOTAL 25 9 143 614 4.31 4 90 788 9.21 70 4 6 3

Biography

PRO CAREER.: Enters second NFL campaign ... appeared in all 16 games (four starts) as a rookie, rushing for 370 yards on 87 carries (4.3 avg) and 2 touchdowns ... adds 53 receptions for 353 yards (6.7 avg) and 1 touchdown ... threw a 21-yard passing touchdown at BAL (10/15) ... caught a season long 70-yard pass vs. CAR (10/22) ... adds 29 punt returns for 272 yards (9.4 avg) and 1 touchdown. and 26 kickoff returns for 583 yards (22.4 avg) ... set a franchise record for all-purpose yards in a rookie debut (158) vs. ATL (9/17) ... became shortest player since 1934 to throw an NFL touchdown pass ... became the first NFL rookie to record a rushing, receiving, passing and punt return touchdown since Gale Sayers in 1965 ... his 53 receptions in 2017 were the third most for a rookie in franchise history. 

HONORS & AWARDS: 2017: Brian Piccolo Award. 

CAREER. TRANSACTIONS: Drafted in the 4th round (119th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft. SIGNED THROUGH 2020. 

2017 SEASON: Appeared in all 16 games (four starts) ... was second on the team with 53 receptions and third with 353 yards ... also second on the team in rushing with 87 carries for 370 yards and two TDs ... finished tied for third in the NFL among rookie RBs with 53 receptions, tied with Kansas City's Kareem Hunt and trailing only New Orleans' Alvin Kamara (81) and Carolina's Christian Mc Caffrey (80) ... threw a 21-yard passing touchdown at BAL (10/15), becoming shortest player since 1934 to throw an NFL touchdown pass ... caught a season long 70-yard pass vs. CAR (10/22), the longest reception by a Bear in 2017 ... had 29 punt returns for 272 yards (9.4 avg) and 1 touchdown and 26 kickoff returns for 583 yards (22.4 avg) ... set a franchise record for all-purpose yards in a rookie debut (158) vs. ATL (9/17) ... rushed for a season-high 80 yards on 12 carries (6.7 avg) in the Week 14 win at Cincinnati ... became the first NFL rookie since Gale Sayers in 1965 and the first NFL player since Terry Metcalf in 1975 to score touchdowns via rushing, receiving, passing and punt return in a single season ... teamed up with Jordan Howard as the Bears rushed for 222 yards (Howard 140, Cohen 78) in the OT victory over the Steelers in Week 3, marking just the fourth time in Mike Tomlin's 11 years in Pittsburgh in which the Steelers allowed 200+ yards rushing. 

COLLEGE CAREER: Appeared in 46 games with 41 starts in four seasons (2013-16) for North Carolina A&T, rushing for a MEAC­record 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 ... 2016 Walter Camp First Team NCAA FCS All-American ... set single-season school records with 1,588 rushing yards to go along with 19 touchdowns ... rushed for 200+ yards in four different games. 

PERSONAL: Played at Bunn High School in Bunn, N.C. ... 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.

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