Cook was a PrepStar All-American, ranked among the nation's top 60 offensive linemen by TheInsiders.com (No. 54) and named to SuperPrep's All-Midwest Team after being rated among the region's top 60 prospects (No. 55). He was listed among the state's top seniors by the Lansing State Journal (No. 14), The Detroit News (No. 20) and Detroit Free Press (No. 23) and named to the Detroit Free Press Dream Team and The Detroit News Class A All-State Team. Cook was selected to The Detroit News All-Metro Team and earned All-Metro East recognition from both The Detroit News and Detroit Free Press. He was a three-year starter for Coach Mike Giannone at Dakota High School in Macomb, Michigan and graded out 92 percent on his blocking assignments as a senior, allowing only one sack, also recording 54 pancakes in 2001. Cook also lettered in basketball and track.Cook is the son of Thomas and Nancy Cook and brother of Sarah. He majored in construction management at MSU. Kyle was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity while at Michigan State.