Adrian Cooper

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Adrian Cooper
No. 87, 49
Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1968-04-27) April 27, 1968 (age 46)
Place of birth: Denver, Colorado
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Weight: 255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High school: South High School
College: Oklahoma
NFL Draft: 1991 / Round: 4 / Pick: 103
Debuted in 1991 for the Pittsburgh Steelers
Last played in 1996 for the San Francisco 49ers
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • Joe Greene Great Performance Award (1991)
Career NFL statistics as of 1996
Games played 77
Games started 50
Receptions 87
Receiving yards 1037
Touchdowns 5
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Adrian Cooper, Jr. (born April 27, 1968 in Denver, Colorado) is a former professional American football tight end in the National Football League. He played six seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers (1991–1993), the Minnesota Vikings (1994–1995), and the San Francisco 49ers (1996).

Adrian Cooper was ordered to prison in 2006 for cheating clients out of almost $1 million while he was a stockbroker. He was sentenced to serve six years and three months after pleading guilty to securities fraud and money laundering. He is currently located at the Federal Prison in El Reno, Oklahoma.[1]