|Amari Cooper Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1 in|
|Date of Birth||June 17, 1994|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Amari Cooper is an American professional football player who has represented the Oakland Raiders (2015–2018), the Dallas Cowboys (2018–2021), and the Cleveland Browns (2022–Present), as a wide receiver, in the NFL (National Football League). He was selected 4th overall in the 1st round of the 2015 NFL Draft by the Oakland Raiders. As of September 2022, he had been selected for the Pro Bowl (the annual ‘All-Star Game’ of the NFL) 4 times (2015, 2016, 2018, 2019). In 2015, he also made it to the PFWA (Pro Football Writers of America) All-Rookie Team.
Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States
He splits his time between Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, and Oakland, Alameda County, California, United States.
Amari had attended the Miami Northwestern Senior High School, a public 4-year school in Miami. After his high school graduation, he joined The University of Alabama, a public research university in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
There, between 2012 and 2014, he represented the Alabama Crimson Tide football program. After his junior season (2014), he chose to forego the rest of his college eligibility and enter the 2015 NFL Draft.
Professional American Football Player
- Father – Terrance Cooper
- Mother – Michelle Green
- Siblings – He has 4 siblings.
- 2 – Cleveland Browns
- 19 – Dallas Cowboys
- 89 – Oakland Raiders
Amari Cooper’s net worth had been $12 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm
95 kg or 209.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Amari has dated –
- Destiny Jones
Race / Ethnicity
He is of African-American descent.
- Toned physique
- Close-cropped hair
- Affable smile
- Wears ear studs
Amari Cooper Facts
- Amari, in his high school senior year, was invited to play in the ‘Under Armour All-America Game’ where he had a 75-yard touchdown grab and a 93-yard punt return for a score. Besides American football, he also starred in basketball and track events during his high school days.
- In his freshman season with The University of Alabama, he led his team with 59 receptions for 1,000 yards and 11 touchdowns The latter stat broke the university’s 62-year-old record. His receptions and receiving yards broke the university’s freshman records.
- With The University of Alabama, he won the Bowl Championship Series National Championship Game in 2012. In his junior year (2014), he won the Fred Biletnikoff Award, an honor given annually to the most outstanding receiver in American college football by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation. That year, he was named ‘Unanimous All-American’ as well as the ‘SEC (Southeastern Conference) Offensive Player of the Year’. He was also included in the ‘First-team All-SEC‘.
- In 2014, he set numerous single-season and career records for The University of Alabama. That season, in a game against the University of Tennessee, he broke his university’s single-game receiving yards record, finishing with 224. He later matched that record in a game against Auburn University.
- That season, Amari had 124 receptions for 1,727 yards and 16 touchdowns, both university records. Besides, his 124 receptions were an SEC record.
- He also became his university’s all-time leader in receptions (228), receiving yards (3,463), and receiving touchdowns (31). These performances helped him get shortlisted as a finalist for the prestigious Heisman Trophy (awarded annually to the most outstanding player in American college football). He eventually finished in 3rd place.
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