September 28, 2007

Cooper making the rounds

Wilmington (N.C.) Hoggard offensive lineman Jonathan Cooper has offers on the table from schools such as South Carolina, North Carolina, NC State, Wake Forest, East Carolina, Duke, and, thus far, he's seen two of those teams play in person.

"I've been to games in Chapel Hill and at NC State," the 6-foot-3, 287-pound Cooper said. "I've also been to a game at Florida, but they haven't offered me yet. I'm trying to get down to South Carolina soon."

Cooper, who bench presses 420 pounds, likes what he's seen so far from the Gamecocks.

"They are winning more games than any of the schools that have offered me," he said. "They only lost to LSU, and that was a tough loss. I'm looking forward to seeing what a game is like down there."

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