7 things to know about Bears' Tarik Cohen Follow @PFWeeklyBy JON STYFPublished: April 29, 2017 — 12:37 p.m.Updated: April 29, 2017 — 12:43 p.m. North Carolina A&T running back Tarik Cohen gained attention for catching two balls at the same time while doing a backflip on an Instagram video he posted. He later performed the stunt live on ESPN's SportsCenter. Tarik Cohen ran for 295 yards and three touchdowns – including scores of 74 and 83 yards – in his 43-34 Celebration Bowl victory over Alcorn State in 2015. Cohen averaged 13.4 yards per carry in that win. Cohen is nicknamed "The Human Joystick" and ran a 4.42 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine. Cohen recently won the Deacon Jones Trophy, the inaugural recipient of the Black College Football Player of the Year Award, in February. As a senior, Cohen set single-season North Carolina A&T records in rushing (1,588) and touchdowns (19). He had more than 200 yards four different times. Cohen is the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference's all-time leading rusher with 5,619 yards. He's also the first three-time Offensive Player of the Year in the conference. 7 things to know about Bears' Tarik Cohen The Chicago Bears selected North Carolina A&T running back Tarik Cohen with the 119th overall pick of the NFL Draft in the fourth round on Saturday.