Cooper Kupp is an American football wide receiver for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Eastern Washington University from 2013 to 2016.
Cooper Kupp Bio; Parents, College, Height, Weight
Cooper Douglas Kupp was born on 15 June 1993 to Craig Kupp, a former American football quarterback and Karin Kupp. He grew up with a younger brother Ketner Kupp in Yakima, Washington.
Kupp graduated from Davis High School in Yakima at age 19 in 2012. He then went to Eastern Washington University to play college football. He stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 meters) and weighs 208 lbs (94 kg).
His Career; NFL, Stats
Cooper played for the Eastern Washington Eagles football team from 2012 to 2016. There he received numerous awards and honors for the significant college stats.
Kupp was selected by the Los Angeles Rams in the third round (69th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft. He made his NFL debut in the season-opener against the Indianapolis Colts with a 46–9 victory. After the first season, he was named to the 2017 All-Rookie Team by the Pro Football Writers Association.
Cooper Kupp’s NFL career stats as of 2019 (Picture: Pro-Football-Reference)
However, he was sidelined for eight months following a knee injury. He returned after a season-ending knee injury at a season opener against the Carolina Panthers in July 2019.
Contract & Salary
Cooper signed a 4-year contract with the Los Angeles Rams, worth $3,831,760 on 9 June 2017. It includes a $954,760 signing bonus, $954,760 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $957,940.
He will earn a base salary of $811,000 while carrying a cap hit of $1,049,690 and a dead cap value of $477,380 in 2019.
Cooper Kupp’s Wife, Son
The 26-year-old relishes a marital relationship with Anna Croskrey, his wife of four years. They tied the wedding knot on 20 June 2015.
Cooper Kupp pictured with his wife Anna and a son in October 2019 (Picture: Anna’s Instagram)
Anna, aged 26 is a graduate of Eastern Washington University with a degree in communications with an emphasis on public relations. They started dating after meeting while at the University. They welcomed a son named Cooper Jameson Kupp on 3rd July 2018.
Some Interesting Facts About Cooper Kupp
- Cooper received the 2013 Jerry Rice Award in December 2013. He is the first Eastern Washington player and the first player from the Big Sky Conference to receive the award.
- He was honored by the College Football Performance Awards with the 2013 FCS Wide Receiver Award in January 2014.
- His brother played at Eastern Washington and was signed by the Los Angeles Rams as a free agent in 2019.