High School Students Dress Up Like Sports Anchor Dan Cohen

By Aneya Fernando 

Dan Cohen, the weekend sports anchor at Rockford, Ill., NBC affiliate WREX, is super popular with the under-18 crowd.

This was apparent last night when students from Rockford Lutheran High School dressed up like the sportsman at a basketball game. They had it all: his signature thick-rimmed glasses, suits, even a WREX television set with scripts.

The “Dress Like Dan Cohen” theme helped propel the Lutheran Thunders to a 70-59 win over Byron. Cohen was touched by the students’ effort.

“I’ve been here for a year now, I had no idea this was gonna happen my first year working at 13. It blew me away. They had the desk, they had the scripts, they dyed their hair. I am truly speechless. It was pretty great tonight.”

Check out the video above to see Cohen’s doppelgangers in action.

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