Cooper Makes The Hall
Ohio State
FOOTBALL RECRUITING ANALYST
Posted May 1, 2008
dave berk


Former Buckeyes head coach to be honored into the College Football Hall of Fame.

John Cooper was known for his great recruiting classes and his success as a head coach at Tulsa (1977-84), Arizona State (1985-87), and Ohio State (1988-2000) going 192-84-6 during his career.

The former Buckeyes head coach was one of two former head coaches (Lou Holtz) and 13 former college greats named for college football’s ultimate shrine “The College Football Hall of Fame”.

During his coaching career Coach Cooper won 9 Conference Championships, earned 14 bowl berths, and coached 20 First Team All-Americans and 7 National Football Foundation Scholar-Athletes.

Coach Cooper is also the first coach in college football history to have lead both a Big Ten and a Pac-10 team to victories in the Rose Bowl, he also ranks second only to Buckeye coaching legend Woody Hayes in all-time wins at Ohio State.

A native of Tennessee and former player at Iowa State, John Cooper coached some of the games greatest players during his time at Ohio State and now serves as a college football analyst for ESPN.



Related Stories
College Hall of Fame Calls Another Buckeye
 -by BuckeyeSports.com  May 1, 2008
To the Victors Goes the White House Visit
 -by TheGiantsBeat.com  May 1, 2008
Excessive Depth Could Lead to Surprise Cut
 -by SDBoltReport.com  May 1, 2008

MAGAZINE COVERAGE
Subscribe today and get Buckeye Sports Bulletin, our team magazine absolutely free! So don’t wait ... Sign Up Today!
Sign Up Today!

Upgrade Now!
Free Email Newsletter
Don't miss any news or features from BuckeyeSports.com. Subscribe to our newsletter to have our newest articles emailed to you on a daily or weekly basis.
Click here for a list of all Team Newsletters.

Add Topics to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite topics. Click link to add to My HotList.
Football > Arizona State > Alumni
Football > Iowa State > Alumni
Football > Ohio State > Alumni
Football > Tulsa > Alumni
[View My HotList]