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Cooper (second from right) with the original Cleveland Rams players:Harry Mattos Mike Sebastian, and Stan Pincura
|Born||April 14, 1913|
Buffalo, New York, United States
|Died||August 11, 1998 (Age 85)|
Dallas, Pennsylvania, United States
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight||204 pounds (93 kg)|
|Honors||An Original NFL Cleveland Ram|
|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. 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.
- Bud Cooper at Pro Football Reference.
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