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The Associated Press | January 2, 2014

Cooks to skip senior season at Oregon St.

CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Oregon State junior wide receiver Brandin Cooks has declared himself eligible for the NFL draft.

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The Biletnikoff award winner as the nation's top receiver, Cooks set Pac-12 records with 128 catches for 1,730 yards for the Beavers this season. His receiving yards were tops in the country.

His 16 touchdown catches this season are a school record.

Cooks, a first-team All-American, finishes his Oregon State career with 226 catches for 3,272 yards and 26 total touchdowns (a school-record 24 via catch). He has 3,863 all-purpose yards.

The Oregon State Beavers went 7-6, capping the season with a 38-23 victory against Boise State in the Hawaii Bowl.