Served a church mission in Managua, Nicaragua ... comes from a family of four brothers and one sister ... parents are Gary and Carolyn Cooper ... recruited by Nebraska, Arizona, Oklahoma, Troy, Utah State, Northern Arizona, Weber State and Utah.
Prepped at both Lehi and Timpview high schools ... earned all-state and all-region honors at Timpview as a senior ... led Timpview to a 11-1 record and a region championship ... named the NJCAA Offensive Player of the Year following his sophomore season at Snow College ... earned NJCAA All-America honors ... named a Gridwire All-American following his sophomore season ... named the Western States Football League Offensive Player of the Year ... led the nation in passing ... Snow College's all-time leading passer ... led the Badgers to a No. 2 national ranking following an 11-1 season ... threw for 3,103 yards during the season ... credited with a 67-percent completion percentage ... completed 31 touchdown passes with only eight interceptions ... threw for a season-high 456 yards and two touchdowns against Mesa Community College ... led the Badgers to a victory over Coffeyville in the Top of the Mountain Bowl ... saw action at quarterback as a true freshman ... transferred to BYU with three years to play two.
Competing for the starting quarterback position during spring camp.