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Hernandez 'Hunkie' Cooper     

Born: May 17, 1969
Hometown: Palestine, TX
5' 9", 190
College: Nevada-Las Vegas

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Top 25 players in AFL history: #5 Hunkie Cooper
AFL Press Release
Continuing its countdown of the 25 Greatest Players in AFL History, the Silver Anniversary Committee has announced its selection for the 5th Greatest Player in AFL History: Hunkie Cooper.

Breaking it Down: AFL HOF Edition
Andy Lopusnak,
This Friday during the NFL Network broadcast of the War on I-4, ten individuals will be selected as finalists for the first AFL Hall of Fame class in nearly a decade. As the self-anointed AFL historian, I've taken the liberty of going through the list of eligible individuals and present to you my ten finalists.

Celebrating a Champion: Hanging with Hunkie
Corsicana Daily Sun

Arena football great sad to see league fold
Las Vegas Sun

AFL great Hunkie Cooper to coach at Canyon Springs
Las Vegas Sun
Former UNLV and Arena Football League great Hunkie Cooper is the new football coach at Canyon Springs High.

O'Hara, Cooper among finalists for Rattlers job
Pat O'Hara will be in Phoenix today to be interviewed, along with former Rattlers star Hunkie Cooper, Nashville Kats coach Pat Sperduto and San Jose SaberCats defensive coordinator Kevin Guy.

Hunkie earned a degree in Criminal Law and Education in 1991 from Nevada-Las Vegas. He was a two-time All-Big West Conference selection. Cooper was an All-American as a punt returner during his senior season. Hunkie played six different positions at UNLV. He began his career at Navarro Junior College in Texas where he quarterbacked the Bulldogs to the NJCAA National Championship in 1989.