From Omaha, Nebraksa, Coach Ira Cooper joins the Football University Coaching Staff at the Linebacker position. A graduate of Westside High School in Nebraska, Cooper went on to play for four (4) years at the University of Nebraska from 2001-2004. After a strong career with the Huskers, Coach Cooper went on to play professionally in the NFL for the Minnesota Vikings.
- University of Nebraska (2001-2004)
- Minnesota Vikings (2004-2005)