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Jake Cooper
Jake  Cooper


Doylestown, Pa.

High School:
Archbishop Wood

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 235



H.S. Coach:
Steve Devlin



Seventy-Eight Student-Athletes Earn Fall Academic All-Big Ten Accolades

Field Hockey team tops conference with 16 honorees; Big Ten Champion football team leads Nittany Lions with 19 recipients


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Penn State at Temple - Post-game Notes (Sept. 5, 2015)

Lynch gains 78 yards rushing, scores first touchdown of 2015


Penn State-Temple: Post-Game Notes (Sept. 5, 2015)

Lynch gains 78 yards rushing, scores first touchdown of 2015

2017 Junior Season
Awards: Named Academic All-Big Ten.

Season: Appeared in seven games.

Akron (9/2): Made two stops. Georgia State (9/16): Had one tackle. Indiana (9/30): Totaled three tackles. at Northwestern (10/7): Made one stop. Rutgers (11/11): Logged two stops. Nebraska (11/18): Had one tackle. at Maryland (11/25): Made one tackle.

2016 Sophomore Season
Awards: Named Academic All-Big Ten.

Season: Appeared in six games with two starts...Made his first start of the season and second of his career vs. Temple (9/17)...Missed nine games due to injury, including the final six games of the season.

at Pitt (9/10): Made two stops. Temple (9/17): Collected five tackles...A 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. Minnesota (10/1): Notched two tackles.

2015 True Freshman Season
Season: Appeared in 12 games with one start...Made his first career start vs. Georgia in the TaxSlayer Bowl...Was one of seven freshmen (3 redshirt, 4 true) to start a game...Was one of five true freshmen to see action.

Buffalo (9/12): Made three stops, including his first career sack in the fourth quarter. Rutgers (9/19): Broke up one pass. Army (10/3): Made two tackles. Indiana (10/10): Had one tackle. vs. Maryland (10/24): Made two tackles, including 1.0 tackle for loss. vs. Georgia (1/2): Made a career-high six stops (three solo)...Had 0.5 tackle for loss.

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.

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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