Marquis Cooper
(1982 - 0)

Marquis Cooper

March 11, 1982


Victor "Marquis" Cooper (born March 11, 1982, in Mesa, Arizona and a graduate from Highland High School, was an American football linebacker for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the third round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Washington.

Cooper had also played for the Minnesota Vikings, Pittsburgh Steelers, Seattle Seahawks and Jacksonville Jaguars.

On March 1, 2009, Cooper and three other men went missing after their boat capsized in rough seas near Clearwater, Florida.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Marquis and his family.

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Rest in peace
May 2nd, 2016
Never to be forgotten... Rest in Peace.
August 7th, 2010
My thoughts and prayers are with you all. This story just breaks my heart.So so sad.
Pamela Jones
March 9th, 2010
Thinking of the Cooper family as a year has past. I will be in Clearwater, and thinking Marquis the whole time.
Janelle Baynes
January 19th, 2010
God bless this family and the lost loved one; may his soul be resting in the care of the Lord; may the family find comfort in the memories as time passes. GONE TOO SOON !!!!!!
Ryan Willis (Fan)
January 9th, 2010
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"I send many condolences to the families of these 3 fine men...I can only imagine your sorrow and loss..may god be with all of you...Marquis you will forever live on in many peoples lives...that's the legacy you left..."
Christine B
March 9th, 2010
"Marquis you were chosen for his garden His preciously hand picked bouquet God really needed me,That's why you couldn't stay Wherever the ocean meets the sky There will be memories of you When I look up at that sky so blue, All I see are visions of"
Charlotte Smartt
April 1st, 2009
"My prayers goes out to the cooper family, and also with the oakland raiders."
Maria Garcia
March 16th, 2009
"My deepest sympathy goes out to the family. Even though Nick said the men gave up, we all know that isn't true, they were sick and over powered by the wind and waves. They fought a hard battle and we are lucky that even one survived. Continue to pra"
Tracy Woodard
March 10th, 2009
"The thoughts and prayers of the Raider Nation are with you and your family Marquis."
Captain Canada
March 7th, 2009
"I feel the loss of these players personally.It is a loss for all of us,"
A Jernigan
March 7th, 2009
"I really think Marquis made a positive influence on the Oakland Raider football team. It really saddens me to lose a member of the RaiderNation family. May God have mercy on you."
Texas Raider
March 6th, 2009
"I love you "Uncle" Marquis! Thank you for sharing your life, passion and dreams with me! I will play ball and make you proud!"
Jaymn Medlock
March 6th, 2009
"May God be with you and your family. Peace to all."
Evelyn Roberts
March 6th, 2009
"May God Be with you & your family. I will continue to pray for you all. Rest In Peace!!!!!"
True Lady
March 6th, 2009


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