Kenny Cooper
Kenny  Cooper

Calhoun, Ga.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 307



#TGW: Deja Vu?

For the second-straight season, Georgia Tech football faces nationally ranked Virginia Tech with its season at a crossroads


Cooper, Gray Named ACC Players of the Week

Georgia Tech football brings home awards for league's best offensive lineman, defensive back following 33-7 win over UNC


#TGW: Jackets Get In Line

The big men up front played a large role in Georgia Tech football winning five of its last six regular-season games


Inside The Chart: Looking Back at the Regular Season

The Voice of the Yellow Jackets recaps Georgia Tech football's 8-4 campaign through his view from the press box


Georgia Tech vs. Wake Forest (photos by Danny Karnik and Austin Foote)

Georgia Tech football takes on Wake Forest on October 21st, 2017.

2016 (True Freshman): One of six true freshmen that saw playing time for Georgia Tech … Appeared in five games … Made first-career start at center at No. 18 Virginia Tech (Nov. 12) in place of injured starter Freddie Burden … Helped Yellow Jackets rush for 309 yards in 30-20 win over 18th-ranked Hokies ... Also saw significant action in Jackets’ 33-18 TaxSlayer Bowl win over Kentucky (Dec. 31) after Burden left the game due to injury.

High School: Named first-team all-state and Calhoun Times Gordon County Co-Defensive Player of the Year after recording 78 tackles, 22 tackles for loss and 12 sacks during final high-school campaign … Helped lead Sonoraville H.S. (coach Jim Kremer) to an 8-4 overall record and first state playoff win in school history as a senior … Totaled 152 total tackles (69 solo) and six sacks as a junior … Versatile athlete was also a member of Sonoraville’s basketball, wrestling and track and field teams over the course of his prep career … Was state runner-up in heavyweight class as a senior to cap his first-ever season as a wrestler.

Personal: Full name is Kenneth Wayne Cooper ... Born March 29, 1998 ... Son of Randy and Theresa Gardner ... Is the youngest of three siblings ... Hobbies include fishing ... Started playing football at age five ... Majoring in business administration.