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Height:​​  6010

Weight:  235 lbs.

DOB:  November 27, 1995

Hometown:  Doylestown, PA

Airport:  Phildelphia, PA (PHL)
​​ Career Highlights  

2018 • SENIOR SEASON
  • Academic All-Big Ten selection
  • Earned the Quarterback Club Award, for deserving special recognition, at the team's awards banquet. 
  • Appeared in six games
  • One of 22 players to have earned their degree entering the 2019 Citrus Bowl
  • Graduated with a degree in telecommunications in December 2018.

2017 • JUNIOR SEASON

  • Named Academic All-Big Ten for the second time in his career.
  • Appeared in seven games.

2016 • SOPHOMORE SEASON
  • Named Academic All-Big Ten. 
  • Appeared in six games with two starts
  • Temple (9/17): Collected five tackles...Part of a front seven that limited Temple to just 38 rushing yards, the fewest since holding Illinois to 37 yards on the ground in 2015. 
  • at Michigan (9/24): Tied a career high with six tackles. 

2015 • TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON
  • Appeared in 12 games with one start
  • Was one of seven freshmen (3 redshirt, 4 true) to start a game

High School: Four-year letterman and two-year captain at Archbishop Wood HIGH SCHOOL with fellow Nittany Lion Ryan Bates for head coach Steve Devlin...Three-time first-team All-Philadelphia Catholic League...Rated a three-star prospect by 247Sports, ESPN, Rivals and Scout...Selected for Offense-Defense All-American Game, Team USA U-19 Team and Big 33 Classic...Won back-to-back PIAA Class AAA state titles in 2013 and 2014...The Vikings went 28-2 overall during the last two years...Named first-team all-state (AAA) by Pennsylvania Football News...Recorded 149 tackles, seven sacks, two interceptions and two fumble recoveries as a linebacker as a senior...Offensively, had nine catches for 337 yards and six touchdowns as a tight end in 2014...Compiled 152 tackles, three fumble recoveries and returned two interceptions for touchdowns as a junior in 2013...Had 103 tackles as a sophomore in 2012...Also wrestled two years in high school.

Personal: Full name is Jacob Noah Cooper...Son of Michael and Yolanda Cooper...Has two brothers, Greb and Ganz, and a sister, Dempsey...Father played football and mother played volleyball in college...Majoring in telecommunications...Would like to become a sports broadcaster...Born November 27, 1995 in Doylestown, Pennsylvania.
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