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Browns select defensive tackle Cooper from Washington State

BEREA, Ohio (AP) The Cleveland Browns made a trade to move back into the third round and selected Washington State defensive tackle Xavier Cooper. The Browns acquired the No. 96 overall choice in a multi-pick deal with New England and selected Cooper, a 6-foot-3, 293-pounder who had 31 1-2 sacks for the Cougars. Cooper can play tackle or defensive end, and he gives the Browns added...
Via AP on Fox
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns trade up to select Washington State DT Xavier Cooper at No. 96

The Cleveland Browns traded into the last non-compensatory pick in the third round and selected Washington State defensive lineman Xavier Cooper at the No. 96 spot. FOX Sports’ Peter Schrager first reported the trade with the New England Patriots. FOX Sports Ohio’s Zac Jackson again first reported the selection. The details on the trade, via ESPN’s Field Yates: Browns received...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Cougar hopefuls prepare for NFL Draft weekend

While Washington State isn't exactly known for producing NFL talent, there have been some very talented players who've come from the school before. However, the school hasn't had two prospects selected in a single NFL Draft since 2007.Well, that's likely about to change.QB Connor Halliday, WR Vince Mayle and DL Xavier Cooper all having a good chance to be selected. The best prospect...
Via Fox Sports
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

DT Xavier Cooper and QB Connor Halliday work out for Miami Dolphins

The Miami Dolphins recently put defensive tackle Xavier Cooper and quarterback Connor Halliday through private workouts following the Washington State pro day several weeks ago. This news comes courtesy of Simon Clancy, Deputy Editor of BBC Radio 5 Live Sport.Jeff Hyde (Twitter: @Jeff__Hyde), an analyst for the PhinManiacs Draft Guide, says that Cooper is a guy that teams will likely...
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April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

New England Patriots Draft Prospects: Xavier Cooper

With Vince Wilfork now plugging up the middle of the Houston Texans defense, the Patriots now must find a way to manage in the interior. The team still has a few in-house players such as Sealver Siliga and Alan Branch that will replace much of the beef that Wilfork brought to the defensive line. Furthermore, 2014 first-round pick Dominique Easley is coming off what was really his...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Drafting Seahawks: Seahawks would be smart to keep Xavier Cooper in State

The Seahawks in 2013, as mentioned previously here, used an impressive stock of defensive lineman as a dominant rotation.With Michael Bennett, Cliff Avril, Bruce Irvin and Chris Clemons getting after the quarterback whilst Brandon Mebane, Red Bryant and Tony McDaniel ate up running lanes.It was an imposing mix and one which worked. In 2014 when injuries hit and the numbers dwindled...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Draft Diary: Washington State DT Xavier Cooper tracks path to NFL (Part 2)

Xavier Cooper played defensive tackle at Washington State for three years. Cooper, who is originally from Tacoma, Wash., made himself eligible for the 2015 NFL Draft. He teamed up with FOX Sports to do a draft diary. Cooper will take you through the process of training for the NFL Combine, his pro day and anticipation for draft day. (Part 1) The NFL Combine was a great overall experience...
Via Fox Sports
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Washington State DL Xavier Cooper

As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Like we’ve done in the past, these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. The Steelers may be in the market for […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Washington State DL Xavier Cooper...
Via Steelers Depot
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

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