Jonathon Cooper

American football player (born 1998)
American football player
Jonathon Cooper
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Cooper with the Broncos in 2021
No. 0 – Denver Broncos
Position:Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1998-01-08) January 8, 1998 (age 26)
Gahanna, Ohio, U.S.
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:257 lb (117 kg)
Career information
High school:Lincoln (Gahanna)
College:Ohio State (2016–2020)
NFL draft:2021 / Round: 7 / Pick: 239
Career history
  • Denver Broncos (2021–present)
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2023
Tackles:158
Sacks:13.0
Forced fumbles:1
Fumble recoveries:3
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Jonathon Cooper (born January 8, 1998) is an American football linebacker for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Ohio State.[1][2][3]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 2+58 in
(1.90 m)
253 lb
(115 kg)
32+18 in
(0.82 m)
9+58 in
(0.24 m)
4.71 s 1.65 s 2.78 s 4.31 s 7.02 s 33.0 in
(0.84 m)
9 ft 0 in
(2.74 m)
28 reps
All values from Pro Day[4]

Cooper was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the seventh round, 239th overall, of the 2021 NFL Draft.[5] On June 15, 2021, Cooper signed his four-year rookie contract with Denver.[6]

Two days before the NFL draft, Cooper received bad news from doctors that there was an irregularity in his electrocardiogram test. Cooper had to have three separate heart procedures on the offseason to correct the irregular heartbeat.[7]

References

  1. ^ Means, Stephen (April 14, 2021). "Can Ohio State football's Jonathon Cooper raise his NFL ceiling by switching from defensive end to linebacker?". cleveland.com. Retrieved May 19, 2023.
  2. ^ Kaufman, Joey (March 31, 2021). "2021 NFL Draft: Jonathon Cooper, Baron Browning try out new positions at Ohio State pro day". Buckeye Xtra. Retrieved August 14, 2023.
  3. ^ "Jonathon Cooper". Ohio State Buckeyes. May 21, 2018.
  4. ^ "Jonathon Cooper, Ohio State, DE, 2021 NFL Draft Scout, NCAA College Football". draftscout.com. Retrieved September 29, 2021.
  5. ^ DiLalla, Aric (May 1, 2021). "Broncos select Ohio State OLB Jonathon Cooper with 239th-overall pick in 2021 NFL Draft". Denver Broncos. Retrieved August 14, 2023.
  6. ^ Links, Zachary (June 15, 2021). "NFL Draft Pick Signings: 6/15/21". Pro Football Rumors. Retrieved August 14, 2023.
  7. ^ DiLalla, Aric (August 3, 2021). "'Those heart surgeries were just another obstacle in my way': After getting through 'scary' offseason, Jonathon Cooper has sights set on making Broncos' roster". DenverBroncos.com. Retrieved August 3, 2021.

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