Christopher Michael "Chris" Cooley (born July 11, 1982 in Powell, Wyoming) is an American football tight end for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Redskins in the third round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Utah State.
Cooley attended Logan High School in Logan, Utah, and lettered in football, wrestling, and baseball. As a senior football tight end, he caught 45 passes for 625 yards (13.34 yards per rec. avg.) and on defense, added eight sacks and numerous tackles. In wrestling, he posted a 54–0 record his senior season and won the state championship and All-America honors.
Cooley finished his college football career at Utah State University with 95 receptions for 1,255 yards (13.2 yards per rec. avg.). He was part of a talented receiving corps with teammate Kevin Curtis who is currently a Free Agent.