2008 (Redshirt Junior): Saw first Division I action of career as junior backup long snapper... Played in Northwestern State game to earn first career letter... Named to fall 2008 and spring 2009 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2007 (Junior): Transferred to Baylor, sat out season... Redshirted to retain eligibility.
2006 (Sophomore - Alabama): Walked-on at University of Alabama, did not play... Was on squad during spring 2007.
2005 (True Freshman - Urbana University): Started 12 games for Urbana University, a then-NAIA program located in Urbana, Ohio... Played under head coach Todd Murgatroyd.
High School: Four-year letterman at Abbott (Texas) High School under head coach Terry Crawford... A first-team All-District 15-Six Man selection at defensive end and honorable mention all-state... Led Abbott to 8-2 finish as senior in 2004... Led team with 86 tackles as senior... Member of 12-2 AHS squad in 2002 that played in state semifinals, best finish in school history.
Personal: Son of Brian and Tammy Cooper, Brian Casey Cooper was born Feb. 19, 1987, in Hillsboro, Texas... Graduated in May 2009 with a degree in education.