Covington linebacker Edgerrin Cooper named Metro Prep Player of the Week
Covington star linebacker Edgerrin Cooper has been selected as the R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Greater New Orleans Quarterback Club, 106.1 FM NASH ICON, CrescentCitySports.com and Friday Night Football Prep Player of the Week for the first week of the prep playoffs.
A senior and Oklahoma commitment, Cooper had two interceptions, returning one for a touchdown. He also returned a fumble for a touchdown and rushed for another score on offensive as No. 23 Covington went on the road and upset No. 10 Sam Houston 42-28 in the opening round of the Class 5A state playoffs. Cooper had eight tackles, including two for loss and broke up a pair of passes.
Cooper is coached by Greg Salter. He will be honored at the year-end meeting of the Greater New Orleans Quarterback Club on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at noon at Rock’n’Bowl, 3016 South Carrollton Ave.
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