Amari Cooper

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Amari Cooper
Alabama Crimson TideNo. 9
Wide receiverJunior
Date of birth: (1994-06-18) June 18, 1994 (age 20)
Place of birth: Miami, Florida
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)Weight: 210 lb (95 kg)
Career history
High school: Miami (FL) Northwestern
 College(s):
Career highlights and awards
Stats at ESPN.com
 
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Amari Cooper
Alabama Crimson TideNo. 9
Wide receiverJunior
Date of birth: (1994-06-18) June 18, 1994 (age 20)
Place of birth: Miami, Florida
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)Weight: 210 lb (95 kg)
Career history
High school: Miami (FL) Northwestern
 College(s):
Career highlights and awards
Stats at ESPN.com

Amari Cooper (born June 18, 1994) is an American football wide receiver for the Alabama Crimson Tide. He is considered one of the best receivers in his class.[1]

Early years[edit]

Cooper attended Miami Northwestern High School in Miami, Florida, where as a junior was one of Teddy Bridgewater's primary targets and had 16 catches for 175 yards and four scores. As a senior he had 33 receptions for 722 yards. He was considered the sixth best wide receiver recruit by Rivals.com.[2]

College career[edit]

As a freshman in 2012, Cooper finished the regular season with 53 receptions for 895 yards and nine touchdowns.[3] In the 2013 BCS National Championship Game, Cooper returned to Miami, where he played high school football, and led all Alabama receivers with 105 yards and 2 touchdowns. On September 20, 2014 Cooper set new career highs in both receptions and a yards in a victory against the University of Florida. Cooper had ten receptions for 201 yards, the first wide receiver to do so since Julio Jones in 2010.[4] He also set a new mark for career touchdown receptions at Alabama with his 19th and 20th touchdowns, surpassing the previous record of 18 held by Dennis Homan.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL Draft Scout
  2. ^ Rivals.com
  3. ^ ESPN.com stats
  4. ^ Casagrande, Michael (September 20, 2014). "Amari Cooper breaks character, laughs a little after winning Vernon Hargreaves showdown". The Huntsville Times. Retrieved September 21, 2014. 
  5. ^ Potter, Charlie (September 20, 2014). "Cooper sets touchdown record vs. Florida". BamaOnLine. Retrieved September 24, 2014. 

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