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Jonathan Cooper’s ‘giant’ NFL opportunity an answer to his father’s prayers

While Jonathan Cooper's size was once an obstacle that appeared to hold him back, to the point that he was barred from playing youth football because he was too big, it has now developed into his greatest asset. That giant of a baby has grown to into a 6-foot-2, 311-pound man whose superior athletic skills helped him become an All-America offensive guard at both Hoggard High and UNC. (Wilmington Star News)


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