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Joe Cope
Joe Cope

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Andalusia, AL

High School:
Andalusia

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 272

Position:
C

Birthdate:
12/23/1983

Experience:
2L

Major:
Crimonology

2005:
SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week (Nov. 14) after the Georgia game ... Played in 11 games, starting each ... Started first 10 games before missing Alabama game with an injury ... Received the Eddie Welch Attitude and Effort Award for the offense from the coaching staff after spring drills ... Named the Coaches' Offensive Player of the Week for his efforts against Georgia ... Participated in 56 plays against Georgia, earning an overall grade of 97 percent ... Tallied six pancakes and three cockroach blocks against the Bulldogs ... Graded on 62 plays against Kentucky, earning a 93 percent grade with 2.5 pancakes, two cockroach blocks and one rodeo block ... Part of an offensive line against the Wildcats that helped Auburn running backs rush for 388 yards and six touchdowns ... Finished with two pancakes and two cockroach blocks in 60 plays against Ole Miss ... Posted two cockroach blocks and two rodeo blocks against LSU while participating in 84 plays ... Member of the offensive line that earned Coaches' Offensive Player of the Week honors against Arkansas ... Graded on 77 plays against Arkansas, earning a 92 percent overall grade ... Finished with three cockroach blocks, three rodeo blocks and two pancakes ... Posted three cockroach blocks and a rodeo block against South Carolina ... Was graded 94 percent on assignments against the Gamecocks ... Finished with two cockroach blocks and 2.5 pancake blocks against Western Kentucky ... Was graded 98 percent on assignments against the Hilltoppers ... Graded 94 percent overall and 99 percent on assignments against Ball State ... Accumulated three rodeo blocks and two cockroach blocks against the Cardinals ... Finished with a 94 percent grade on assignments and 88 percent overall against Mississippi State ... Finished with three cockroach blocks against the Bulldogs ... Graded 94 percent on assignments and totaled three cockroach blocks against Georgia Tech.

2004:
Saw time against Louisiana-Monroe, Louisiana Tech and Kentucky.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Played offensive tackle and defensive tackle ... Four-year starter at Andalusia ... Was team's captain his senior season ... Earned All-County honors two years straight ... High School Coach: Paul Wooley.

PERSONAL:
Born Dec. 23, 1983 ... Son of Felicia and Lucky Cope ... Has one brother, Bricken, 16 ... Majoring in criminology.