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- Dominique Cosper
Dominique Cosper

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Anniston, Ala.

High School:
Walter Wellborn High School

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 195

Position:
Defensive Back

Birthdate:
04/09/1984

Experience:
3L



Has improved with each season at UAB ... was team leader in tackles in 2004 and was named to the All-Conference USA third team ... regarded by most as the Blazers' hardest hitter in secondary ... will contend for all-star honors again in 2005.

2004: Had outstanding season as starter at safety for the Blazers ... started all 12 games ... led team in tackles (102) ... also caused a team-leading four fumbles ... recorded double-digit tackles in four games (Baylor, Florida State, Tulane and Southern Miss) ... had season-best 12 stops against Baylor in season opener ... recorded 10 tackles in Sheraton Hawai'i Bowl ... also had one interception with a return of 41 yards. 2003: Played in all 12 games and started final two of the season for the Blazers ... ranked 12th on team with 42 tackles and fifth among DBs ... also had a pair of tackles for loss and one sack ... in his first start (vs. USF) on Nov. 22, he had 11 tackles (8 solos), two tackles for loss, a sack and a forced fumble ... a week later in start at Houston, he equalled 11-tackle total.

2002: Saw action in three games as a true freshman for the Blazers ... contributed nine tackles -- 5 solos, 4 assists -- with all of them coming against Memphis in UAB victory.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Walter Wellborn High ... as senior, he was in on 68 tackles and had two caused fumbles before season-ending injury ... also rushed for more than 1,000 yards ... during junior season, he had 142 tackles and four interceptions ... named Calhoun County Player-of-the-Year ... ran for 1,289 yards as junior ... rushed for just over 1,000 yards as a sophomore ... coached by Scott Peavey ... also played basketball.

PERSONAL: Born April 9, 1984 at Anniston, Ala. ... son of Eva Cosper ... major is communication studies.