20 Facts About Audie Cole


Audie Raymond Cole was born on June 1,1989 and is a former American football linebacker.


Audie Cole played college football at NC State and was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the seventh round of the 2012 NFL Draft.


Audie Cole was a three-year starter at quarterback and played defense as a senior.


Audie Cole threw for 3,285 yards and 23 touchdowns in his career and was named All-league as a senior after rushing for 10 touchdowns and throwing for more than 1,700 yards.


Audie Cole lettered in baseball and basketball at Monroe, and was a Golden Glove winner in boxing.


Audie Cole chose North Carolina State University after originally committing to Central Michigan.


In 2008, Audie Cole saw action mainly on special teams, and his 213 specialty snaps ranked third on the team.


Audie Cole led the team in stops versus Florida State and North Carolina.


Audie Cole racked up a career-high 13 tackles at Virginia Tech.


Audie Cole tied for the team lead in tackles with 97, while his 10.5 tackles for loss ranked third among Wolfpack players.


Audie Cole tied his career-high with 13 stops in the win at North Carolina.


Audie Cole led the team in tackles at Central Florida with a dozen, including a sack, two others for loss, and pulled down his first career interception.


Audie Cole intercepted 2 passes, on consecutive plays, in the Vikings second preseason game against the Buffalo Bills returning both for touchdowns on August 17,2012.


On November 7,2013 Audie Cole was waived by the Vikings to make room for OT Kevin Murphy who was signed out of the practice squad due to injuries on the team.


In Week 9 on November 8,2015, Audie Cole started his first game of the season in place of injured Eric Kendricks against the St Louis Rams.


Unfortunately, Audie Cole suffered a fractured ankle in the fourth quarter against the Rams, ending his season.


On March 11,2017, Audie Cole signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars.


Audie Cole cut his trademark long hair during the 2013 off season and donated to a charity program benefitting youth fighting cancer in Michigan.


Audie Cole took part in 2013 Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener weekend activities in Park Rapids, Minnesota, helping youth get involved in outdoor activities and helping promote outdoors programs through Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.


Audie Cole graduated in 2011 with a parks, recreation and tourism degree.