Third-year sophomore cornerback... Missed 2012 spring rehabbing
knee injury... Listed No. 2 at cornerback on post-spring depth chart...
Broad jump measured at 10 feet, 3.5 inches.
2011 (Redshirt Freshman): Suffered a torn-ACL injury in fall drills and
did not see any game action... In battle for starting position prior to
2010 (True Freshman): Sat out first season at Baylor and participated
on practice squad, redshirted to retain eligibility... Dressed for two games
but did not see game action.
High School: Athletic defensive back/receiver in high school, also
excelled at track and field... Finished prep career at MacArthur High
School in Lawton, Okla., under head coach Brett Manning... Military brat
attended various schools... Rated the No. 26 athlete in Oklahoma by
Rivals.com and listed among state's top 50 recruits by
Fab50recruiting.com... Participated in 2009 Oklahoma Coaches Association
All-State game following senior season at MacArthur... Totaled 38
receptions for 635 yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior in 2009, including
an eight-game scoring streak... In playoff loss to eventual state champ
Carl Albert, had three catches for 120 yards and two TDs, including 85-
yard scoring reception... Moved to Oklahoma from Fort Mead, Md., after
father, Rodney Copeland, retired from military... Played wide receiver
and defensive back for Meade High School as junior in 2008... Led head
coach Mike Hayde's Meade squad to a 12-2 record and state runner-up
finish... Named honorable-mention Big School All-State and first-team
coach's All-Anne Arundel County as defensive back in 2008... Selected to
play wide receiver at Maryland Crab Bowl High School All-Star Game
following junior season... Accomplished track athlete, credited with time
of 48.8 in 400 meters, 22-foot long jump and 6 foot, 6 inch high jump.
Personal: Son of Rodney and Renea Copeland... Full name is Tuswani
Asante Copeland... Born May 13, 1992, in Houston, lived in Miami and
Topeka, Kan., as well as Baltimore... Majoring in general studies.