Ron Cooper Position: Cornerback
Class: Sophomore
Height: 5' 10"
Weight: 181 lbs.
High School: Meadowbrook
Hometown: Richmond, Va.
photo Worked on both offense and defense last year after joining the team as a walk-on ... Finished up in the spring at field corner ... Is athletic, but needs to get stronger ... His progress during the preseason will help determine his role.

2006: Worked at the split end position during the fall ... Also saw some action on defense during the jayvee games ... Posted a 36-inch vertical jump during strength and conditioning tests ... Worked at cornerback during the spring.

High School: Saw action at receiver, tailback and outside linebacker while playing for Coach Bill Bowles at Meadowbrook ... Earned first-team all-district honors as a running back and linebacker ... Was a second-team pick as a receiver ... Helped team to a state AAA title ... Rushed for over 500 yards and scored eight touchdowns as a senior running back ... Added 14 receptions for 200 yards ... Was a member of the Central Region All-Academic team ... Also played baseball.

Personal: Ronald Cooper ... Born 12/28/87 in Richmond, VA ... Son of Frederick and Angelia Cooper ... Enrolled in university studies.