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#19 Max Cooper

Height 6-0
Weight 191 lbs.
Class Sr.
Hometown Waukesha, Wis.
High School Catholic Memorial

Hawk Item – – One of 10 true freshmen to see action in 2017.

2019 Honors – – Comeback Player of the Year, offense . . . Next Man In Award, special teams . . . 2019 – –  Saw action in eight games, recording one reception and five punt returns . . . did not see action in 38-14 win over Miami due to injury . . . did not see action in 30-0 win over Rutgers due to injury . . . did not see action in 18-17 win at Iowa State due to injury . . . saw first action of season in 48-3 win over Middle Tennessee, but had no statistics as offense gained 644 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 10-3 loss at #18 Michigan . . . did not see action in 17-12 loss to #9 Penn State . . . saw action in 26-20 win over Purdue, recording one punt return for two yards . . . saw action in 20-0 win at Northwestern, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 24-22 loss at #16 Wisconsin . . . one reception for minus three yards and one punt return for no gain at Wisconsin . . . saw action in 23-19 win over #7 Minnesota, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 19-10 win over Illinois as offense gained 387 yards total offense . . . one punt return for career-best 16 yards vs. Illinois . . . saw action in 27-24 win at Nebraska, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 49-24 Holiday Bowl win over #22 USC, recording two punts returns.

2018 – – Saw action in 33-7 win over Northern Illinois, recording one reception for five yards . . . saw action in 13-3 win over Iowa State, recording one reception for three yards . . . saw action in 38-14 win over Northern Iowa, recording one reception for seven yards as offense gained 545 yards total offense . . . recorded one solo tackle on special teams . . .  saw action in 28-17 loss to #18 Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 48-31 win at Minnesota, but had no statistics as offense gained 420 yards total offense . . . saw action in 42-16 win at Indiana, recording one rushing attempt for nine yards as offense gained 479 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 23-0 win over Maryland due to injury . . . did not see action in 30-24 loss at #17 Penn State due to injury . . . did not see action in 38-36 loss at Purdue due to injury . . .  saw action in 14-10 loss to Northwestern, but had no statistics . . . suffered injury late in Northwestern game and missed remainder of season.

2017 – – Did not see action in 24-3 win over Wyoming . . . did not see action in 44-41 OT win at Iowa State . . . saw first action of career in 31-14 win over North Texas as offense gained 435 yards total offense, but had no statistics . . .  did not see action in 21-19 loss to #4 Penn State . . . did not see action in 17-10 loss at Michigan State . . . saw action in 45-16 win over Illinois, but had no statistics as offense gained 441 yards total offfense . . . saw action in 17-10 OT loss at Northwestern, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 17-10 win over Minnesota . . . did not see action in 55-24 win over #3 Ohio State . . . did not see action in 38-14 loss at #6 Wisconsin . . . saw action in 24-15 loss to Purdue, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 56-14 win at Nebraska as offense rushed for 313 yards and gained 505 yards total offense . . . one punt return for 12 yards at Nebraska, his first return of the season . . . saw action in 27-20 Pinstripe Bowl win over Boston College, but had no statistics.

High school honors – – Earned first-team all-conference, all-region, and all-area honors as a senior . . . honorable mention all-state as a junior . . . first-team all-conference and all-region as a junior . . .  Career – – Three-year football letterman as quarterback and defensive back . . . holds school records for receptions, yards, and receiving touchdowns in a season and career . . . helped prep team post two-year record of 25-3, while reaching state championship game as a junior and winning state title as a senior . . . recorded 50 receptions for 1,024 yards and 17 touchdowns as a senior, including four receptions for 78 yards and one touchdown in Division 3 championship game . . . collected 40 receptions for 865 yards and 14 touchdowns as a junior, with 93 yards on kickoff returns and 186 yards on punt returns . . . as a sophomore had 15 receptions for 150 yards and three touchdowns, with 129 yards on kickoff returns and 121 yards on punt returns . . . team captain as a senior . . . lettered in basketball (3), baseball (1), lacrosse (1), and track (4) . . . member of 400-meter relay team that won 2016 state title . . . state qualifier in long jump.

Personal – – Born 4/16/99 in Indianapolis . . . business major . . . carried a 3.93 prep GPA . . . parents are Sharon and Steve Cooper . . . high school coach was Bill Young.