|High School:||Desert Vista|
Came off the bench in every game, recording tackles on six of the Saturdays ... had two stops, one on third down forcing a punt, and a pass breakup that forced another punt, at Sacred Heart ... posted a season-high three tackles in the 37-0 blanking of Columbia, one on kickoff coverage, another on punt coverage, and another from his linebacking position.
Played in each of the 10 contests, mostly on special teams ... six of his eight tackles on the season came on kickoff coverage ... collected a pair of tackles against both Holy Cross and Princeton ... first stop on a play from scrimmage came against Yale.
Saw most of his action with the jayvees, but took the field on special teams in the final three varsity contests ... picked off a pass in the final jayvee game against Bridgton in a 14-12 win.
Three-year starter with the Thunder as a safety and quarterback, captaining team as a senior ... led team to the 5A championship game as a junior signal caller and defensive back ... helped squad to Central Region Championships as a sophomore and senior ... three-year letterwinner in football and four-year starter on baseball diamond where he was a captain as a senior ... senior football honors included Arizona Republic 5A All-State, Arizona Republic All-Southeast Valley, region defensive player of the year and National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Award ... first-team all-region quarterback as a junior as well as first-team all-region and all-city as a baseball player ... Desert Vista Scholar-Athlete of the Year as a junior and Athlete of the Year as a sophomore.
Majoring in economics ... son of James and Michelle ... born on April 2, 1991 ... has three sisters ... uncle Mike Cooley was a sprinter on the track team at Wyoming from 1990-93 ... father graduated from South Dakota School of Mines, mother from University of South Dakota ... enjoys mountain biking and ping-pong.
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