Cooper turns down Rangers deal
MOBILE, Ala. -- Florida receiver Riley Cooper is setting his sights on the NFL, not the major leagues.
Cooper, a 25th-round draft pick of baseball's Texas Rangers, said Monday that he has decided to focus on a pro football career. He was set to receive half of his signing bonus at a scheduled physical on Jan. 17, which had to be put on hold while he was playing football.
"Football's definitely the route I want to take," Cooper said. "Toward the last couple of weeks of the football ...
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