(5-10, 170) is just starting to reach his potential. He moved up to varsity last season for the playoffs but 2007 was his first full season at the varsity level. The junior says he enjoys running the football a bit more compared to tackling, but says he will play anywhere.
Cooper's breakthrough junior season has opened the eyes of many colleges most notably Washington. Husky DB Coach J.D. Williams saw Cooper in person back on October 5 when the Tigers dominated Sanger (Calif.) 45-8. In that game, Cooper had a dynamic 44-yard touchdown run.
Cooper reports no official offers but has heard from his coaches he received his first verbal offer last month. He is hearing from a host of other schools yet has no early favorites. Watch the interview following Fresno (Calif.) Edison's 41-12 win over Fresno (Calif.) Memorial for all the details…
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Fresno (Calif.) Edison Marquise Cooper (5-10, 170) is a key part of the vaunted Edison defense as an inside linebacker. However, the standout leads the Tigers in rushing and has become one of the top tailbacks in Central California. BarkBoard.com caught up with him Thursday night to get the latest on his recruitment. Watch the video interview and highlights from this season…
Fresno (Calif.) Edison RB/LB Marquise Cooper excels on offense and defense.