Chris Cooper (American football)

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Chris Cooper
No. 75, 94, 93
Position: Defensive end / Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1977-12-27) December 27, 1977 (age 39)
Place of birth: Lincoln, Nebraska
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 285 lb (129 kg)
Career information
College: Nebraska-Omaha
NFL Draft: 2001 / Round: 6 / Pick: 184
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 132
Sacks: 8.5
Forced fumbles: 2
Player stats at

Christopher Lyle Cooper (born December 27, 1977) is a former American football defensive lineman. He was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the sixth round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at Nebraska-Omaha.

Cooper is a former a member of the Dallas Cowboys, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, Arizona Cardinals, and California Redwoods.


Pre-draft measureables
Height Weight 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20 ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6-5 * 272 * 4.95 * 1.69 * 2.86 * 4.21 * 7.12 * 35½" * 9'06" * 24 * X
* represents NFL Combine

Professional career[edit]

He was selected by the Oakland Raiders in the sixth round (184th overall) in the 2001 NFL Draft. He was traded to the Dallas Cowboys on September 11, 2004 for a conditional draft choice (not exercised). He was waived from the Cowboys on November 3, 2004.

The San Francisco 49ers signed him in the 2004 offseason. After a brief stint with the Seattle Seahawks, Cooper signed with the Arizona Cardinals. He was released on February 21, 2008 by the Cardinals.

The Seattle Seahawks re-signed Cooper to a one-year deal for the 2008 season. The Raiders signed Cooper on April 6, 2010. The Raiders released Cooper on September 4, 2010.

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