CHATTANOOGA:Mocs leading receiver during his last two seasons...slowed as a junior due to injuries ... had 152 catches for 1,790 career yards and 14 touchdowns...No. 4 all-time in career receptions ... 8th all time in career receiving yards ... tied for fifth all-time in receiving touchdowns ... perfect 3-3 in pass attempts with two touchdowns ... only took part in spring practice once in his career due to injuries ... five career 100-yard receiving games (4 in 2009) ... three career games with 10+ catches (all in 2009).
2009 • SENIOR SEASON:Named 2nd Team All-Southern Conference by the league’s coaches and media ... career-high 84 catches on the season which was the third most in a year in school history ... finished the regular season No. 2 in the SoCon and No. 6 in the FCS with 7.6 receptions per game ... 74.9 receiving yards per game was third in the SoCon ... 824 receiving yards was the ninth highest total in school history ... seven receiving TDs was third in the SoCon ... career-high 16 catches for 143 yards against Western Carolina...Caught 8 passes for 127 yards against GSC...13 catches for 109 yards against Furman...first Moc with back-to-back 100-yard receiving games since 2004...first Moc with 100-yards receiving against a DI opponent since 2006...caught seven at Georgia Southern to go over the 100-reception mark for his career...seven catches for 72 yards and one TD at Elon...had nine catches for 90 yards at Appalachian State ... 14 catches for 139 yards against The Citadel...following The Citadel game, he proposed to his girlfriend, Maci Gault, on the field... made the Dean’s List during the fall semester.
2008 • JUNIOR SEASON:Caught 22 passes for 364 yards in 10 games...sidelined for two-plus games due to injury...career game against Cumberland with 10 catches for 159 yards and two touchdowns...second on the team at 16.5 yards-per-catch.
2007 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:Ranked second on team in receptions with 37...led team in receiving yardage (476), receiving yards per game (47.6) and tied for lead with four touchdown catches...averaged 12.9 yards per catch...had five games with at least four catches...attempted two passes and completed both for touchdowns...against Western Carolina, threw a 35-yard scoring pass to quarterback Antonio Miller and a 10-yard TD pass to tight end Joseph Pitman.
2006 • FRESHMAN SEASON:Caught nine passes for 126 yards...ranked second on the squad with 14.0 yards per catch...stood fifth in total receiving yards...played in all 11 games...made two catches for 31 yards in his collegiate debut in win at Tennessee Tech.
2005 • REDSHIRT SEASON:Practiced with the wide receivers on the scout team.
HIGH SCHOOL:Earned all-state status senior year at CoosaHigh School in Rome, Ga...played QB and FS ...gained 1,885 yards of total offense (935 rush/950 pass) senior season...led team to 11-3 record in 2004...Coosa earned berth in state playoffs for first time in six years...All-North Georgia Area performer...earned Honorable Mention All-State status as junior...named Georgia’s Most Valuable Player in Stump on Sports Georgia-Tennessee All-Star Game, returning interception 48 yards for touchdown...coached at Coosa High School by Scott Chandler and Preston Cash...also played basketball and tennis...averaged 15.2 points per game in basketball final year...listed on the All-North Georgia Area Basketball Team.
PERSONAL:full name is Jonathan Blue Cooper...born March 27, 1986, in Rome, Ga..son of Johnny Cooper...graduated in May 2010 with a degree in Health & Human Performance.
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