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Minnesota Vikings Draft Profile: Amari Cooper

Last August, the Minnesota Vikings thought they had the wide receiver position figured out. They had a reliable target on the outside in Greg Jennings. They had the explosiveness of Cordarrelle Patterson on the other side. They also had the depth of having Jerome Simpson and Jarius Wright on the roster.As we stand here in January, that couldn’t be further from the truth.Jennings...
Via Pro Football Spot
8 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Underclassmen Catch-up: Amari Cooper and Declared Alabama Prospects

For the 2015 NFL Draft, Alabama has three junior prospects that will each forego their final season of eligibility. Wide receiver Amari Cooper, running back TJ Yeldon, and safety Landon Collins declared for the draft, and all three have a legitimate shot at becoming top 50 picks. While Amari Cooper and Landon Collins project as first round prospects, TJ Yeldon is more likely to be...
Via Optimum Scouting
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Alabama WR Amari Cooper, RB T.J. Yeldon Will Declare For The NFL Draft

Landon Collins isn’t the only Alabama underclassman who will be leaving school early for the NFL Draft.  Crimson Tide junior wide receiver Amari Cooper and junior running back T.J. Yeldon are also heading to the pros, according to a report by Chris Low of  Cooper is widely regarded as the top wide receiver in the draft class, while Yeldon is thought by many to be the...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Amari Cooper not a fan of New Orleans, thinks it smells

Sometimes if you don’t have anything good to say, then it’s probably better that you just don’t say anything at all. Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper made comments on Sunday that could haunt him years into his NFL career. The Heisman Trophy finalist has placed himself at the center of controversy after being overheard saying that New Orleans–the site of the Sugar Bowl–stinks...
Via Thacover2
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Football: predicting NFL draft round of departing players

Alabama football sends multiple players to the NFL every year. With so many players leaving the program each year, here is my early look at the players who are likely to leave and in which round they might be drafted. First Round Amari Cooper is a sure thing for a first round pick in this year’s draft. Showing great route running, hands, and great speed, Cooper set himself apart...
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL scouts not in love with Amari Cooper?

In an era where top-shelf wide receivers are valued way more highly than star running backs, Alabama’s Amari Cooper seems like the perfect NFL prospect. Apparently what you see isn’t always what you get. According to a report from, NFL scouts are not exactly in love with Cooper. In fact, many of them believe...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Amari Cooper Took A Picture With Former Alabama RB Mark Ingram’s Heisman Portrait

Few, if any, college football programs are as prestigious as Alabama, but amazingly the school did not have a Heisman winner until 2009, when running back Mark Ingram took home the award. Tonight, Alabama will look to add another Heisman winner to its name tonight, with wide receiver Amari Cooper heading to New York as a finalist for the sport’s most coveted award.  Cooper is...
Via College Spun
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: No, Amari Cooper Will Not Smile For Pictures While Strolling Around NYC

Amari Cooper is in New York City this weekend. Alabama’s star wide receiver is one of three finalists for the Heisman Trophy, so the country’s top wideout has been strolling around Manhattan with fellow finalist, Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon.  The 6-foot-1, 203-pound playmaker does not appear to be too thrilled to be in the Big Apple.  Or maybe he just really doesn’t...
Via College Spun
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama WR Amari Cooper Is One Of The Best Receivers In College Football History, According To Urban Meyer

There isn’t much debate as to who the best wide receiver is in college football. Alabama’s Amari Cooper has shredded defenses this year, as he leads the nation in receptions (115) and yards (1,656). He’s also tied for second in the country in receiving touchdowns (14). While time will tell where Cooper ranks historically among college football receivers, Ohio State coach Urban...
Via College Spun
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Lane Kiffin starts celebrating Amari Cooper touchdown before it happens (Video)

The verdict is in: Lane Kiffin is much better as an offensive coordinator than head coach. Kiffin called a great second half during Alabama’s Iron Bowl win over Auburn Saturday. His play calls helped the Crimson Tide score five touchdowns in the half. And how well does he know his offense and reads? Check out...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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