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Cooper Helfet

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No. 84 Seattle Seahawks
Position: Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-06-02) June 2, 1989 (age 26)
Place of birth: Kentfield, California
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Career information
High school: Redwood (CA)
College: Duke
Undrafted: 2012
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
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Receptions: 12
Receiving yards: 185
Receiving Touchdowns: 2
Stats at NFL.com

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 Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent in 2012. He played college football at Duke.

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 JuCo 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]

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 was re-signed with the Seattle Seahawks to a futures contract.[2] 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.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Duke Profile". goduke.com. 
  2. ^ "Seahawks sign 10 to futures contracts". thenewstribune.com. Retrieved January 16, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Seahawks Announce Nine Player Signings to 2014 Future Contracts". seahawks.com. Retrieved February 6, 2014. 

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