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Genesis Cole
13   Genesis Cole

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Little Rock, Ark.

High School:
Central

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 188

Position:
Wide Receiver

Experience:
1L


Tulsa - A returning letterwinner . . . moved to receiver from defensive back during 2009 fall camp . . . saw his first collegiate action in the 2010 season at receiver . . . 2010 - Played in all 13 games . . . had 17 receptions for 205 yards . . . caught three passes for 27 yards against Rice, and threw his first career pass which resulted in a 41-yard touchdown . . . hauled in two passes for a season-high 42 yards at Notre Dame . . . had two receptions for 23 yards and two rushes for 20 yards against Tulane . . . had a season-best four catches for 34 yards vs. UCA, and had one rush for 13 yards . . . saw his first collegiate playing time in the opener vs. East Carolina and caught one pass for five yards . . . 2009 - Did not seen action . . . had a 33-yard touchdown reception in the 2009 spring game . . . 2008 - Did not see action . . . 2007 - Was one of several freshmen to sit out the 2007 season due to red-shirt status . . . Overall - A big and physical receiver . . . brings experience to the receiver position . . . has been a proven playmaker at receiver and on special teams . . . will look for big plays from him in the fall.

High School - Was a three-year letterwinner and starter at Central High School . . . started at receiver for three years, and his final two seasons at free safety as well . . . was the Arkansas-Democrat Defensive Player of the Year . . . helped lead his team to a 10-1 record and conference title in 2006 . . . totaled 25 tackles, eight interceptions and four pass break-ups from his free safety position . . . had 280 receiving yards and six touchdowns as a senior . . . named to the Arkansas all-state team . . . was selected to play in the Arkansas East-West All-Star Game . . . tallied 650 yards and five TDs on 15 receptions his junior season . . . had 51 tackles and five interceptions as a junior . . . high school coach was Bernie Cox.

Personal - Favorite sports movie is Any Given Sunday, while his favorite football movie is Remember the Titans . . . his favorite movie is the Temptations . . . Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis as his favorite NFL player . . . the meal he most often prepares is fried chicken . . . lists "Family Matters" as his favorite TV show . . . favorite NFL team is the Pittsburgh Steelers . . . has three sisters . . . parents are Forrest Cole and Gwen Porter . . . majoring in communication . . . born March 16, 1989.