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Justin Cooper (Canadian football)

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Place of birth  Red Deer, Alberta
High school  Lindsay Thurber
Weight  110 kg
Status  Active
Name  Justin Cooper
Education  University of Manitoba
CFL status  National
Role  Canadian football
Drafted by  Edmonton Eskimos
Position(s)  DE
Height  1.83 m

Justin Cooper (Canadian football) Justin Cooper CFL card 2009 Jogo 7 Edmonton Eskimos Manitoba Bisons
Date of birth  (1982-07-07) July 7, 1982 (age 33)

Justin Cooper (born July 7, 1982) is a former professional Canadian football defensive end. He most recently played for the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League.


Early years & Personal

Cooper played for the Edmonton Huskies of the Canadian Junior Football League and attended the Calgary Stampeders training camps in 2004 and 2005. He then attended the University of Manitoba to play CIS football for the Manitoba Bisons from 2005 through 2007, where he was a Canada West All-Star in 2006 and 2007, 2007 first team All-Canadian, 2007 Canada West Most Outstanding Lineman, and 2007 East West Bowl Defensive Most Valuable Player. His Manitoba Bisons were also the 2007 national championship Vanier Cup winners.

In 2012, Cooper married his wife Deanna in Manitoba. They have since moved back to his home town in Alberta.

Professional career

Cooper was drafted 23rd overall by the Eskimos in the 2008 CFL Draft and played in all 18 regular season games of the 2008 CFL season including one start and scored his first CFL touchdown in the first quarter of the East Final against Montreal when he blocked a punt, which forced a fumble that he recovered in the end zone.


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