Jim Bob Cooter Biography, Career, Family, Height, and Net Worth

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Who is Jim Bob Cooter?

James Robert Cooter ”Jim Bob Cooter” is a famously known American professional football coach who is the passing game coordinator for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL). Cooter previously worked as the offensive coordinator for the Detroit Lions from 2015 until 2018, and also served as running backs coach for the New York Jets. He played college football for the University of Tennessee and began coaching for his alma mater prior to becoming an NFL coach.

Bob Cooter Career

Playing career

In high school and college, Cooter played as a backup quarterback for the Tennessee Volunteers football team. Cooter appeared in 3 games for the Volunteers and was named to the Academic All-Southeatern Conference team.

Coaching career

Early career

He worked as a graduate assistant for Tennessee in 2007 and 2008. Cooter was later hired as an offensive assistant by the Indianapolis Colts serving from 2009 to 2011. He worked as the offensive quality control coach for the Kansas City Chiefs in 2012. In 2013, Cooter joined the Denver Broncos as an offensive assistant in 2013 with the support of Peyton Manning.

Detroit Lions

The Lions hired him as their quarterbacks’ coach in 2014. Following the season, they reclined a request from the Chicago Bears, who wanted to interview Cooter for their offensive coordinator position. They then elevated him to offensive coordinator in the 2015 season, after former offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi was fired midseason. Cooter remained the offensive coordinator for the club until January 1, 2019, when it was revealed that they would not be renewing his contract.

New York Jets

The New York Jets hired Jim as the running backs coach under new head coach Adam Gase on February 8, 2019.

Jacksonville Jaguars

Cooter was then hired on February 17, 2022, by the Jacksonville Jaguars as their passing game coordinator under head coach Doug Pederson.

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How old is Jim Bob Cooter?

James Robert Cooter is aged 38 years as of 2022, having been born on July 3, 1984, in Fayetteville, Tennessee, U.S. He shares his birthday with famous people including Brooklyn Queen, Tom Cruise, Corinne Joy, Jason Genao, Olivia Munn, Elle King, Patrick Wilson, Sebastian Vettel, and many others.

Jim Bob Cooter Family

Who are Bob Cooter’s parents?

James Robert Cooter was born in Fayetteville, Tennessee to his parents, Ellen Cooter and Lance Cooter. He has not shared any information about her family and parents with the media.

Does Bob Cooter have siblings?

Cooter was born to his parents among two children. He has one sibling, a brother Jack Cooter.

Jim Bob Cooter Education

Cooter attended Lincoln County High School in Fayetteville, Tennessee. He then joined the University of Tennessee, where he was a backup quarterback for the Tennessee Volunteers football team.

Jim Bob Cooter Spouse

Cooter is currently not linked to any relationships or marriage and he is not dating anyone as of the present.

Jim Bob Cooter Kids

Cooter is currently single and unmarried and does not have any children of her own to date.

Jim Bob Cooter Height

Cooter has a well-built, muscular, and athletic body with a height of 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) and a weight of 220 lbs (99 kg).

Jim Bob Cooter Net Worth

American professional football coach Cooter has been active in his career coaching from 2007 to the present. He has been able to gather an estimated net worth of around $1-5 million as of 2023.