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Cook And Grimm Sign NFL Deals

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Former Virginia star Chris Cook and Virginia Tech standout Cody Grimm signed contracts with their NFL teams Thursday.

The former Cavalier Cook signed a four-year, $5.37 million deal with the Vikings, including a $2.3 million signing bonus.

The second-round pick started every game for Virginia last season, registered 40-tackles, and four interceptions.

Former Tech stand-out Cody Grimm also inked a four-year deal, $1.85 million deal, as the seventh-round draft pick signed with the Buccaneers.

Tampa Bay is expected to use the third-team All-American linebacker at safety this upcoming season.

Grimm was originally a walk-on with the Hokies, and is the son of NFL Hall of Fame offensive guard Russ Grimm.

Cody Grimm led the nation with seven forced fumbles last season.

Reported by Mike Shiers
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