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2015 NFL Week 1 Prediction: Oakland Raiders WR Amari Cooper

Amari Cooper was selected by the Oakland Raiders with the No. 4 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. He was the type of target that the Raiders wanted to bring in to be the primary wide receiver for second-year quarterback Derek Carr. There is quite a bit of hype surrounding Cooper’s first game on Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals and he has a lot to live up to with the hype...
Via This Given Sunday
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Rice calls Oakland Raiders WR Amari Cooper ‘their new Tim Brown’

You know you’ve made an impression when Jerry Rice offers you praise. Oakland Raiders rookie Amari Cooper has been blowing everybody away this offseason during practices, and many have given their vote of confidence regarding his superstar potential. Rice is the newest member of this club. In an interview with, he lauded Cooper and compared him to Hall of Fame receiver...
Via Sportsnaut
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Nike Releases Pre-Draft Commercial With Amari Cooper

Nike has inked Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper, who could be the first wide receiver chosen in this year’s NFL Draft, to a sponsorship deal. The first round of the draft is not until Thursday, but Nike has already released a commercial featuring Cooper promoting the company’s Alpha Speed cleats.  If Cooper’s NFL production is similar to the kind he had at Alabama, he will...
Via College Spun
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Alabama’s Cameron Robinson “Can’t Believe” People Are Debating Whether Amari Cooper Is The Top Wideout In The Draft

The first round of the NFL Draft is just a few days away, and while most of the focus has been on quarterbacks Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota, the more interesting debate might concern which wide receiver should be taken first on Thursday. It seems to be down to either Alabama’s Amari Cooper or West Virginia’s Kevin White – and both could wind up hearing their names called...
Via College Spun
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: Alabama WR Amari Cooper Meets His Namesake, Coop Dog

Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper’s eye-popping career stats (228 catches, 3, 463 yards and 31 touchdowns in three seasons) earned him an invitation to the Heisman ceremony this season and the adulation of many fans. One fan decided to show his love for Cooper by naming his adopted dog Coop after the projected top-10 NFL Draft Pick. Cooper the wideout and Coop the dog met earlier...
Via College Spun
January 27, 2015  |  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

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

Alabama fan writes in Amari Cooper for Governor of Alabama

Not a fan of any of the candidates running for governor in your state? You could do what one college football fan did Tuesday and cast a write-in vote for your favorite player. Yep, one Alabama supporter decided that instead of voting for either Parker Griffith or Robert Bentley, he’d write-in Crimson Tide wideout Amari Cooper for the position. Only in Alabama, right? I did...
Via College Spun
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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