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Cooper Helfet

Cooper Helfet
No. 84 Seattle Seahawks
Position: Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-06-02) June 2, 1989
Place of birth: Kentfield, California
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school: Redwood (CA)
College: Duke
Undrafted: 2012
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 3, 2015
Receptions: 12
Receiving yards: 185
Receiving touchdowns: 2
Stats at

Cooper Helfet (born June 2, 1989) is an American football tight end for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Seahawks as an undrafted free agent in 2012. He played college football at Duke.

His parents are Marje and Tony Helfet.

Early years

He attended Redwood High School. He was selected to the all-conference first team in high school.[1]

College career

Helfet started his collegiate career at Santa Rosa Junior College in Santa Rosa, California. He was one of the very few junior college players ever to transfer to Duke University. In his junior year (first season at Duke), he was named as an honorable mention All-ACC. In his senior season, he was among the players named to the 33-member watch list for the John Mackey Award.[1] He was selected to the pre-season All-ACC by both Lindy's Sports second team and Athlon Sports third team also prior to his senior season.[1][2]

Professional career

Seattle Seahawks

On May 16, 2012, he signed with the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent. On August 31, he was released. On January 17, 2013, he re-signed with the Seahawks to a futures contract.[3] On August 31, 2013, he was released. On September 2, 2013, he was signed to the practice squad. On February 5, 2014, he was signed to a reserve/future contract.[4]


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  2. ^ Duke Blue Devils football bio
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External links

  • Seattle Seahawks bio
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