Auburn honors its top student-athletes in annual ceremony
Football and soccer lead with 16 each
Tigers work for 90 minutes followed by annual awards banquet
Auburn 35, Samford 16
Weekly press conference transcript
2009 -- SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Saw playing time in every game on special teams ... Had four knockdown blocks in extended playing time vs. Furman.
2008 -- SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Saw limited playing time in six games ... Logged snaps against Louisiana Monroe in season opener, West Virginia and UT-Martin in non-conference action ... Saw playing time in league action against Ole Miss, Georgia and Alabama.
2007 -- Redshirted
HIGH SCHOOL -- High School Coach: Blaine Hathcock ... Gave up just one sack in 12 games and graded out at over 90 percent his senior season ... Named ASWA Class 4A Lineman of the Year in 2006 ... Earned Birmingham News Super All-State honors ... Listed as the No. 9 prospect in the state of Alabama by the Birmingham News ... Selected by the AHSAA to play in the Alabama North/South All-Star game as a junior ... Ranked No. 41 at offensive guard by Espn.com ... Selected to the Orlando Sentinel's All-Southern Football Team in 2006 ... Ranked 12th in the Birmingham News "Super Seniors" list before the 2006 campaign ... Participated in the Alabama Junior All-Star game after the 2005 season ... Maintained a perfect 4.0 GPA.
PERSONAL -- Born September 4, 1988 ... Son of Sue and Keith Cooper ... Major:History in Education.