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Greg Cooper

Height: 5-11 | Weight: 181 | College: Michigan State
 
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2005 Season

Started all 11 games at free safety in 2005 . . . finished sixth on the team in tackles with 48 (32 solos, 16 assists), including three for losses (10 yards) . . . stood No. 8 on the defensive leaderboard with 52 production points . . . recorded five tackles each vs. Hawaii (5-0), Illinois (4-1) and Purdue (3-2) . . . made six stops each vs. Michigan (3-3) and Northwestern (5-1) . . . registered a season-high seven tackles vs. Notre Dame (3-4), including his first career sack (7 yards) . . . ranked No. 9 on the special teams leaderboard with 80 production points.

2004 Season

Appeared in all 12 games in 2004, including two starting assignments (at free safety vs. Hawaii in the season finale and at strong safety in the season opener vs. Rutgers) . . . produced 17 tackles (8 solos, 9 assists) and five pass break-ups . . . recorded a team-high eight tackles (2-6) vs. Hawaii to go along with two pass deflections . . . contributed three solo hits vs. Rutgers . . . ranked No. 6 on the special teams leaderboard with 137 production points . . . missed the final week of spring practice with a sprained shoulder.

2003 Season

Saw action in 10 games as a true freshman in 2003 . . . started the last three games (vs. Wisconsin, Penn State and Nebraska) when Harmon moved to strong safety . . . recorded 34 tackles (17 solos, 17 assists) and four pass break-ups . . . had 52 production points on special teams . . . registered six tackles each vs. Nebraska (6-0) in the Alamo Bowl and Michigan (0-6) . . . earned his first career start vs. Wisconsin and produced a season-high 12 tackles (4-8) . . . his first career interception came vs. Louisiana Tech . . . sidelined for three early-season games (vs. Western Michigan, Rutgers and Iowa) with a knee injury.

High School

PrepStar All-American . . . ranked among the nation's top 100 prospects in 2002 by Rivals.com (No. 92) . . . listed among the Midwest's top seniors in '02 by SuperPrep (No. 14) and Prep Football Report (No. 60) . . . rated among the country's top 10 cornerbacks by Rivals.com (No. 8) . . . recognized as one of the Midwest's top defensive backs by PrepStar (No. 3) . . . ranked among the state's top players in '02 by the Lansing State Journal (No. 5), Detroit Free Press (No. 7) and The Detroit News (No. 16) . . . four-year starter for Coach Gary Lee at Flint (Mich.) Northern High School . . . recorded 67 tackles, including eight for losses, and eight interceptions in 2001 . . . registered 250 career stops, including 13 tackles for losses and six sacks . . . produced 21 career interceptions and seven fumbles . . . high school teammate of current Spartan wide receiver Matt Trannon . . . also attended the same high school that produced Michigan State basketball stars Mateen Cleaves and Antonio Smith plus All-America defensive end Robaire Smith . . . runs 4.4 in the 40 . . . also lettered in track and basketball.

Personal

Son of William Greg Cooper Sr. . . . born Jan. 7, 1983 . . . majoring in family community service.

 
 

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