Rumors have been swirling today that our favorite, giggle-prone Vanderbilt descendant might be jumping ship from his CNN gig to take over Matt Lauer’s spot on the Today show — which means that there’s is a slim-to-giant possibility that there will come a time when we can be waking up with the finest silver fox in the country. Over the years, we’ve watched the steely-eyed man do everything from host a reality TV show called The Mole, report and anchor for CNN, write a book, and gyrate his hips with Kelly Ripa. While we adore business Cooper, who never fails to look dapper in a suit and tie, we’re even bigger fans of casual Coop, who nonchalantly exhibits his muscular body for the world to see in his collection of tight gray T-shirts and bicep-hugging polos. But, if you’re asking us to choose, we most prefer catching a glimpse of him shirtless. Even if he’s getting a spray-tan with Snooki.