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    Cooper Gerami
    Cooper Gerami

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Lafayette, La.

    High School:
    St. Thomas More

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 200

    Position:
    S



    Career: Announced in May of 2010 that he was transferring.

    2009: Did not see action ... Named team's special teams practice player of the week vs. Wisconsin ... Named team's defensive practice player of the week vs. Indiana.

    High School: A 2008 first-team all-district and first-team all-state free safety for the Cougars ... Ranked 73rd among all players in the Rivals.com Louisiana state ranking ... Outstanding special teams player who earned All-Acadiana (Regional) MVP honors for his play as a specialist ... Totaled 397 yards on 12 kickoff returns -- an average of 33.1 yards per return ... Also a first-team all-district and first-team All-Acadiana honoree as a junior ... Registered 85 tackles (45 solos), three TFL's, six interceptions (for 197 yards), three fumble recoveries and five pass deflections in 2008 ... Lettered three years for the Class 5-A Cougars ... Also lettered in baseball (outfielder) and track (sprints/relays) ... Coached by Jim Hightower.

    Personal: Born John Cooper Gerami ... Son of Gerald and Carla Gerami ... His grandfather, Gerald Sr., played football at Notre Dame.

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