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Lions add Derius Swinton as offensive assistant

Jim Bob Cooter has a former co-worker working aside him again. The Detroit Lions have added yet another coach to the offensive side of the ball. On Friday the team announced that Derius Swinton will be on the staff as an offensive assistant. Swinton is Detroit’s fourth new coach on offense, along with offensive line coach Jeff Davidson, offensive line assistant Hank Fraley, and offensive...
Via Pride of Detroit
21 days ago

Colts Head Coaching Search Wish List: Jim Bob Cooter

Jim Bob Cooter has coached in Indianapolis before. Would he want to return to the Colts for his first NFL head coaching job? Résumé Jim Bob Cooter (also known as James Robert Cooter) began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at the University of Tennessee in 2007. He spent...
Via Horseshoe Heroes
December 16, 2017

Lions’ Jim Bob Cooter Won’t Interview At UT

Lions offensive coordinator — and University of Tennessee alum — Jim Bob Cooter would likely be a candidate for the Volunteers head coaching position, but he will not interview for the job, tweets Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. Instead, Cooter will focus on his work with Detroit in the hopes of ultimately landing an NFL head coaching gig. Cooter, 33, was promoted to offensive coordinator...
Via Pro Football Rumors
November 29, 2017

Jim Bob Cooter won’t interview at Tennessee

The University of Tennessee’s comical/pathetic search for a head coach now includes being spurned by an alumnus. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Lions offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter will not interview for the vacant Volunteers job. Cooter apparently prefers to stay in the NFL, with designs on becoming a head coach, a [more]
Via Pro Football Talk
November 29, 2017

Is Jim Bob Cooter interested in University of Tennessee opening?

Lions offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter makes perfect sense for the University of Tennessee. Cooter, 33, was a backup quarterback at the school and served as a graduate assistant in Knoxville in 2007-08. But does Cooter, one of the rising assistant coaches in the league, have interest in the job? “I’m locked and loaded on [more]
Via Pro Football Talk
November 16, 2017

Ten thoughts after NFL Week 4

$.01--Deshaun Watson is already making quite the name for himself as a rookie. The Houston Texans first-round pick took over at QB in the opener and has not looked back. In the process, Watson has proven himself to already be one of the NFL’s finest young ambassadors.Watson made the news this week by donating his first-ever NFL game check to three women who work in the Texans cafeteria...
Via RealGM - NBA
October 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning: Jim Bob Cooter has greatest name in SEC history

When the Detroit Lions fired former offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi in the middle of the 2015 season and replaced him with Jim Bob Cooter, many NFL fans got a good laugh out of their first exposure to such a funny name.Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, on the other hand, has known of Cooter since his days as a backup quarterback and graduate assistant at the University...
Via FOX Sports
February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Super Bowl 2016: Peyton Manning brings the fire on Jim Bob Cooter and his amazing name

Jim. Bob. Cooter. Everyone seems to love the name. Watch video SANTA CLARA, Calif. - If this is Denver Broncos starting quarterback Peyton Manning's final go-around in the NFL, he seems to be enjoying it.  Manning was cracking jokes, smiling and toying with the media during Tuesday's session. He even had a little fun with the...
Via NJ.com
February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

The Lions are also bringing back Teryl Austin in 2016

It always seems like the more things change the more they stay the same for the Detroit Lions. In addition to Jim Bob Cooter (or the ‘Coots’) the Lions will also bring back defensive coordinator Teryl Austin… unless of course something changes in another team’s head coaching search according to Justin Rogers of Mlive.com. Austin began to make a little bit of a name for himself during...
Via The Majors Detroit
January 18, 2016  |  Discuss

New Lions coordinator Cooter's arrest records have disappeared

Jim Bob Cooter was promoted earlier this week by the Lions from quarterbacks coach to offensive coordinator after previous coordinator Joe Lombardi was let go following the team's 1-6 start.But with Cooter's promotion has come some controversy after the Detroit Free Press reported Saturday that the records from Cooter's two arrests in Knoxville, Tenn., during his time as an assistant...
Via FOX Sports
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

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