March 7, 2008

NoCal athlete has huge upside

When you stand 6-foot-5, weigh in at 245 and run the 40 in 4.5, as Kenneth Cooper from Merced, Calif., does there is a good chance you are a big time prospect. Add into the equation Cooper's versatility and he becomes even more intriguing.

Cooper has the size and ability to play tight end, the speed to play wide receiver and the toughness to play linebacker on the D-I level.

"Kenneth played slot back as a sophomore, and tight end as a junior," Merced coach Rob Scheidt said. "He will move back to wide receiver for his senior season.

"On defense, Kenneth can play defensive end, all three linebacker spots and even some safety," Scheidt said. "He is such a tremendous athlete.

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