Former UT backup QB Cooter arrested on burglary charges

Former Vol backup quarterback Jim Bob Cooter is facing aggravated burglary charges after allegedly getting into bed with a woman after climbing through a window of her Fort Sanders apartment, according to an arrest warrant as published on WVLT's Web site.

The warrant says Cooter climbed through woman's window on Franklin Station Way, stripped down to his underwear and got into bed with the woman early Saturday morning, the WVLT story stated.

She called police and Cooter was arrested.

Cooter is charged with aggravated burglary.

He has been released on a $10,000 bond.

He's set to be arraigned on the burglary charge on July 13.

While a player at UT, Cooter was arrested on a driving under the influence charge in June of 2006. He was suspended for the season opener with Cal.

Cooter served as a graduate assistant at UT in 2007 and 2008.

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dvols writes:

but what did he steal? free jim bob!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

it was a set up!

senracjr writes:

He stole a lookather nasty arse.

senracjr writes:

look at her

99gator writes:

say it ain't so.

so many jokes are possible, i don't know where to start.

SLOBBER_knocker_U writes:

HAHAHAHA!!! Wow! I think I know what he was trying to steal...and it has his name written all over it.

The_Greater_Pumpkin writes:

in response to DCFloridaGator:

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Absolutely it is! Sports Icon!

ALL_VOL75 writes:

Classy Cooter....real classy

ethanfrome writes:

Does anyone remember that game where we were winning big and the commentators were asking, "Why does Tennessee still have their starting QB in?" (As if we were classlessly running up the score). Their was a rumor that it was because Cooter was disgruntled and refused to go in. Does anyone know if that was true?

matrosscbc writes:

OJ did it!!

nicksjuzunk#646117 writes:

Well heck, this is about the worst possible news that could've come down the Tennessee pipe today. What, exactly, did he think was going to come of this? Shoot, I can't even pull this off with my own wife!

dvols writes:

how do you live in Ft. sanders and not lock your window?

ctownvol writes:

Say it ain't so Jim Bob!

AllVol2008#1353998 writes:

in response to dvols:

but what did he steal? free jim bob!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

it was a set up!

Too funny.

AllVol2008#1353998 writes:

in response to utwhinesalot:

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You're an as-h-le, but that is actually very funny . . . . And, truthfully, it probably ain't . . .

AllVol2008#1353998 writes:

in response to TCHDWN10C:

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Ok, you guys are killin' me. I needed this today. Thanks, Jim Bob, for the comic relief.

ethanfrome writes:

At least he wasn't currently one of our graduate assistants when he did this.

tennecwingrider writes:

in response to DCFloridaGator:

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It's a household name.

Down_The_Field writes:

did he get his pants back?

jzt writes:

sounds like ole Jim Bob has been back in the sauce

HallowedHill writes:

LOL - classic!

TommyJack writes:

JimBob wuz framed.

gohawks1 writes:

Cooter - the man, the myth... the felon.

wagee12 writes:

Just wait a couple of days, old Griff will figure out some way to blame Lane Kiffin for the Cooter problems. Hey Griff, here's an idea, "It's all Lane Kiffin's fault, if he had just kept Cooter on then Cooter would not have gotten plastered and climbed into bed with a total stranger. But there is one silver lining, at least it will be something new and original instead of the usual serving from Griff of reguritated Cud.

sigep889 writes:

Come on.. you need to add more to this story.. Jim Bob was either highly intoxicated or this is an ex-girlfriend.. Please don't tell me that ol' Jim Bob did this to a complete stranger while he was 100% sober.. that's just not Jim Bob's style.. Also, to all you Gator fans - You only wish you could get a guy named Jim Bob Cooter.

wagee12 writes:

And one other thing, this young man was not molded properly by the great molder of young men.

nikesportsfan writes:

in response to DCFloridaGator:

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It is actually James Robert Cooter

DownTheField writes:

Oh no. Is he still trying to figure out the Clawfense? "Cooter on go!"

MemphoVol writes:

Memo To Jim Bob:
Jim Bob, when you sneak into your girlfriend's window, make sure that it is NOT her next door neighbor's window.

gohawks1 writes:

in response to jzt:

sounds like ole Jim Bob has been back in the sauce

Probably "drunker than Cooter Brown", as the saying goes.

indianacurly writes:

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Voluvr writes:

in response to TCHDWN10C:

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See, idn't that just how it goes....you crawl through ONE window naked and NOW... you're a pervert. What's this world coming to?

Vol_Man writes:

in response to SLOBBER_knocker_U:

HAHAHAHA!!! Wow! I think I know what he was trying to steal...and it has his name written all over it.

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khelton657 writes:

Assault with a friendly weapon....what a DA

DownTheField writes:

Does he have any eligibility remaining?

Raynoch writes:

Nice. What a complete moron. I thought Cooter was a solid guy. Apparently not.

Orangeblood13 writes:

I can't even comment from laughin so hard. i mean what the hell can you say lol

gohawks1 writes:

in response to MemphoVol:

Memo To Jim Bob:
Jim Bob, when you sneak into your girlfriend's window, make sure that it is NOT her next door neighbor's window.

Heh heh.

"Hey honey, I'm home! Something's wrong with my front door key... musta bent it when I fell down in the parking lot. Scoot over now, I'm cold. What the....?"

khelton657 writes:

Hope this doesn't get on ESPN......wonder if he ever pimp slapped his parents for naming him that ?

Orangeblood13 writes:

they interviwed on the tv and all he could do was weez and spit and mumble something that sounded like charlie brown's teacher

DownTheField writes:

In light of developing story, we should avoid this guy: http://footballrecruiting.rivals.com/...

jcherrie#219531 (Inactive) writes:

in response to dvols:

how do you live in Ft. sanders and not lock your window?

I guess theneighborhood has not changed in the last 20 years or so.

Gosh, I thought it improved the moment I moved away.

GuidoKrabb_Vol writes:

You guys are hilarious. These forum posts are the funniest things I've read in a long time.

BasketVols writes:

If the roles were reversed and a cooter was climbing through a guy's window the only call made would be "Hallelujah"....

But, seriously, this isn't really funny on some levels. Bad Cooter!

DownTheField writes:

He stole her heart.

MillisaAnn writes:

Oh my gosh LOL! This is stupid.

Bufforange00 writes:

in response to DownTheField:

Perhaps him as well: http://footballrecruiting.rivals.com/...

Munchie needs to be a vol!

DownTheField writes:

Turns out she's the sister of qb recruit. Her name: Bobby Jo Legaux

Bufforange00 writes:

in response to DownTheField:

He stole her heart.

he stole something! Jim Bob is truly a folk hero!

Bufforange00 writes:

careful. too many Cooter posts could crash the network.

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