Andrew Kopecky - 15
Andrew Kopecky

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Birmingham, Ala.

High School:
Vestavia Hills

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180

Position:
Safety

Birthdate:
12/21/1977

Experience:
2VL


A versatile defensive back and special teams performer...finished 2000 spring practice working with the second defense...named Special Teams Co-Captain for the 2000 season...1999: Participated in all 11 games, primarily on special teams...had six total tackles -- five solos...1998: Saw action in nine games, primarily on special teams ...saw first collegiate action vs. Tennessee Tech (9/19)...posted one assist...1997: Sat out season as a redshirt...HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterwinner for Coach Buddy Anderson...Best of the Rest selection by Forrest Davis' Football Recruiting Annual...Honorable-Mention All-State ...All-Metro...played defensive back and quarterback...also returned kicks ... posted 73 tackles and six interceptions as a senior...had 64 tackles and two interceptions as a junior...had three kick blocks in his career ...posted 40 stops and an interception as a sophomore...also three-year letterwinner in basketball...high-school teammate of UAB running back Percy Coleman and defensive lineman Rodney Jones ...PERSONAL: Born Dec. 21, 1977, in Charlottesville, Va. ...son of Ken and Patsy Kopecky...a criminal justice major with a sociology minor...named to the UAB Athletic Director's Academic Honor Roll for the winter 2000 quarter.
 
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