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Ourlads' Jon Cooper inducted into Benedictine University Athletics Hall of Fame.

Ourlads' Staff
12/13/2023 10:04PM ET

Ourlads' Associate General Manager/Senior Draft Analyst Jon Cooper was inducted into the Benedictine (IL) University Athletics Hall of Fame on December ninth. Cooper spent 45 years as a high school and college football coach spending his last eleven years as the head coach at Benedictine University. Cooper has been associated with Ourlads' Scouting Services since 1993. He retired from Benedictine in 2016 and rejoined Ourlads as a draft analyst and scout. Cooper joins Dan Shonka's friend and former colleague, Bill Callahan, who was inducted in the Benedictine Hall of Fame in 2004. Callahan worked with Dan with the Philadelphia Eagles and is currently the offensive line coach with the Cleveland Browns. He has also been an alumni supporter of Benedictine football. 

From the Benedictine website:


Football Coach

- Winningest coach in program history and longest tenured (11 seasons)

- Won three conference titles in five years fron 2010-2014

- First team in conference history to win back-to-back titles in 2010 and 2011

- 2010 title was the first since 1935

- Three time NACC Coach of the Year

- Inherited a team with just 24 players and grew the program despite not being hired until March