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Saints trade up to select WR Brandin Cooks

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The New Orleans Saints selected wide receiver Brandin Cooks from Oregon State as the 20th overall pick in the NFL Draft.

Cooks was named the 2013 Biletnikoff Award winner. He holds OSU records for career receiving touchdowns with 24 and single season touchdown receptions with 16.

Last season Cooks caught an amazing 128 passes for 1730 yards. The speedy receiver is projected as a 1st or 2nd round draft pick.

The Saints traded with the Cardinals to move up from the 27th pick. Arizona was given the 27th pick as well as the Saints' 3rd round pick.

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