Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Levi Copelin

Fr., ATH, 6-2, 170, Broken Arrow, Okla. (Broken Arrow HS)
Two-way star who was a 1st-Team All-State defensive back and wide receiver as well as a special teams ace for the top team in Oklahoma’s top division of Class 6A football … Was named the Oklahoma 6A-3 Offensive Player of the Year while helping his team to a state championship runner-up finish … Caught a touchdown in the 4th-quarter of the championship game which put his team in the lead, before they eventually dropped the game … Led the state of Oklahoma with 8 interceptions as a senior (returning 3 for touchdowns), and he also blocked 4 kicks on special teams, while also returning two kickoffs and two punts for scores Caught 31 passes as a wideout for 647 yards and 7 touchdowns … Rivals rates him as the No. 8 overall prospect at any position out of the state of Oklahoma in 2012, and also as the nation’s No. 52 prospect at safety … Also starred for Broken Arrow in track, where he took 2nd-place in the state in the 110-meter hurdles, and was also a district champion … High school coach – Steve Spavital … Parents – Rod & Lisa Copelin … Lists weight lifting, Xbox Live and sleeping as his primary hobbies outside of football … Plans to major in either Kinesiology or Sports Psychology at Mizzou … Chose Mizzou over Houston and Iowa State, among others … Lists the family atmosphere around the Tiger program, as well as Mizzou’s move to the Southeastern Conference as major attractions to MU.