Rookie Spotlight: Jonathan Cooper

Jonathan Cooper - OT - North Carolina

Arizona Cardinals –– #7 Pick Overall

Jonathan Cooper looks to be a strong building block for the Arizona Cardinals to shore up their offensive line, which has struggled over the past few seasons.

5 Random Facts

1. During his senior year in high school, he was voted conference MVP and his team won the state 4-A championship with a 16–0 record.

2. As a senior at North Carolina University, he was named to the first-team All-American and All-ACC teams, as well as winning the ACC Jacobs Blocking Trophy. 

3. At the NFL Draft Combine, Cooper was a “top performer” in the bench press, 40-yard dash and the broad jump.

4. Cooper is the highest selected offensive guard since Jim Dombrowski was also taken 6th in 1986 NFL Draft.

5. He was born in Wilmington, North Carolina.

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