Riley Cooper

United States

Riley Cooper Bio

Who is Riley Cooper

NFL wide receiver who began his career with the Philadelphia Eagles in 2010. He had his breakout campaign in 2013, catching 47 passes for 835 yards and 8 touchdowns.

Early Life (Childhood)

Cooper was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the son of Larry and Monica Cooper. He grew up in Clearwater, Florida, where he attended Clearwater Central Catholic High School and played high school football and baseball for the Central Catholic Marauders.

Interesting Facts

He played college football for the University of Florida, where he was a member of two BCS National Championship teams. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the fifth round of the 2010 NFL Draft.

Personal Life

He was an All-State wide receiver and free safety at Clearwater Central Catholic High School in Florida. His sister, Lindsey, became a soccer player at the University of Florida.


He won two National Championships and two SEC Championships while playing college football at the University of Florida.


In a video obtained by Philadelphia sports blog Crossing Broad shot during the concert, Cooper points to the crowd during the concert and says “I will jump that fence and fight every N----r here.”