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Cooper (second from right) with the original Cleveland Rams players:Harry Mattos Mike Sebastian, and Stan Pincura
BornApril 14, 1913
Buffalo, New York, United States
DiedAugust 11, 1998 (Age 85)
Dallas, Pennsylvania, United States
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight204 pounds (93 kg)
Position(s)Fullfback
CollegePenn State
Jersey #(s)10
Career highlights
HonorsAn Original NFL Cleveland Ram
Statistics
* NFL.com
Teams
1936
1937
Cleveland Rams (AFL)
Cleveland Rams (NFL)

William Gordon Cooper (April 14, 1913 - August 11, 1998) played college football at Penn State. After college in 1936 he became a fullback in the National Football League for the Cleveland Rams, who the played in the second American Football League.[1] When the Rams moved into the NFL in 1937, and Cooper went with them. Even though the NFL confederation gave the membership to the same team owner, this NFL franchise officially became a detach entity because only four players of the team joined the NFL that was newly launched. No personnel of the team joined the NFL league. The four players were Mike Sebastian, Stan Pincura, Harry Mattos and Bud Cooper.[2]

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