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Khiry Cooper
4   Khiry Cooper


Shreveport, La.

High School:
Calvary Baptist Academy

Last College:
Univesity of Nebraska

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 205

Wide Receiver



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Tulsa -- In his first season at Tulsa . . . transferred to Tulsa from the University of Nebraska . . . has one year of eligibility remaining after earning his bachelor's degree from Nebraska.

Previous College -- Was a two-sport athlete at Nebraska, playing football and baseball . . . grabbed 21 passes for 140 yards and one touchdown in 27 career games . . . played in nine games during the 2011 football season, while catching four passes for 60 yards . . . saw action in six games in 2010, but did not catch a pass . . . , played in 12 games as a red-shirt freshman in 2009 and caught 17 passes for 80 yards and one touchdown . . . started four games and had three catches against Texas Tech, Baylor and Kansas and scored his lone TD with a 13-yard reception against Texas Tech as a red-shirt freshman . . . also played 99 career games for the Huskers baseball team.

High School -- Was one of the top wide receivers in the state of Louisiana as a prep senior . . . accounted for 1,700 yards and 42 touchdowns in three years at Shreveport's Calvary Baptist Academy . . . caught 60 passes for 1,038 yards while helping Calvary Academy to a 12-1 record and a trip to the state semifinals in Class 2A in his senior campaign . . . was a first-team Class 2A all-state selection and was also a member of the Baton Rouge Advocate's "Second dozen" of top players in Louisiana as a senior . . . was ranked among the top 30 football players in the state of Louisiana by both Rivals.com and SuperPrep Magazine.

Personal -- Was selected in the fifth round by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the 2008 MLB Draft, but elected to play both football and baseball at Nebraska . . . was chosen again in the MLB Draft in 2012 by the Boston Red Sox in the 25th round as the 781st overall pick . . . born January 18, 1990.