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 John S. Cooper
John S. Cooper

John S. Cooper '82

- A highly-skilled two-sport athlete, he handled punting and placekicking chores for the Boston College football team and was a valuable pitcher for the Eagle baseball nine.

- Scored 161 career points on 33 field goals and 62 extra-point kicks; had three FGs in a game three times during the 1980 season.

- Booted the longest punt in BC history with a 77-yarder vs. Holy Cross in 1980. That booming kick helped him win the O'Melia Award as the BC-HC game's outstanding player. His 257 career punts set another school record.

- Won the Nathaniel J. Hasenfus "Eagle of the Year" Award as the outstanding male athlete in his graduating class.

- Inducted into the Boston College Varsity Club Athletic Hall of Fame in 2005.