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Tristan Cooper

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Tampa, Fla.

High School:
Plant

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185

Position:
Defensive Back

Birthdate:
07/29/1994

Experience:
RS

Major:
Undecided

Tristan Cooper

02/06/2013

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High School: Two-year varsity letterman played two seasons at University Lab in Baton Rouge, La., before transferring to Plant High where he saw time at wide receiver, cornerback and return specialist for coach Robert Weiner...rated a two-star recruit by Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247Sports.com...received a 78 rating and is listed as the No. 149 athlete in the country by 247Sports.com...helped Plant go 10-2 overall, 3-1 in District 6-8A with a trip to the state semifinals while guiding University Lab to a 12-1 overall mark with a District 7-2A crown as a junior...in his lone season with the Panthers, hauled in 21 passes for 470 yards on offense, tallied three pass break-ups and a fumble recovery on defense, and returned seven punts for 36 yards and three kickoffs for 96 yards and a touchdown on special teams...tallied a career-best five catches for 127 yards vs Robinson in the 2012 regular-season finale...named first-team all-district as a defensive back as a junior at University Lab.

Personal: Born Tristan Truman Cooper on July 29, 1994, in Ypsilanti, Mich...son of Ron and Djuana Cooper...has two brothers, Tyler and Ronald Jr...father, Ron, played football at Jacksonville State and has served stints in the football world with head coaching stops at Eastern Michigan (1993-94), Louisville (1995-97) and Alabama A&M (1998-2001)...undecided on major...chose Tulane over Arkansas State, Ball State, Bowling Green, East Carolina, Florida Atlantic, Iowa State and Middle Tennessee State.

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