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Cooper Rush
Cooper Rush


Charlotte, Mich.

High School:
Lansing Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 220


Actuarial Science (3.91 GPA)


Cooper Rush Named An Academic All-American


Football Hands Out Postseason Awards


Rush, Kroll named Academic All-District


Football at Northern Illinois Notebook


Central Michigan Rolls Past Purdue, 38-17

The Chippewas beat a Big Ten foe for the second time in three seasons.


Central Michigan @ Kansas

USATSI Gallery, Football -- 9/20/14

2013: [Game-by-Game] Received CMU Offensive Player of the Year honors ... Academic All-MAC ... played in 11 games, starting the final 10 of the season ... completed 117-of-312 passes (56.7%) for 2,349 with 15 touchdowns and 15 interceptions ... ranked fifth in the MAC in passing (213.5 ypg) and seventh in pass efficiency (126.2) ... made first career appearance in the second quarter versus New Hampshire (9/7), finishing with 326 yards on 19-of-32 passing with three touchdowns and no interceptions ... tossed the second longest touchdown pass in program history, a 97-yarder to Titus Davis in the fourth quarter in the win over UNH ... made first career start at UNLV, throwing for 265 yards on a season high 46 attempts with one touchdown ... lead CMU to upset road win over Ohio (10/12), completing 20-of-28 passes for 224 yards with three touchdowns, including the game winner, a five-yard connection with Courtney Williams with 22 seconds remaining ... threw for 271 yards and had two touchdown passes against Northern Illinois (10/19) ... passed for 284 yards and recorded first career touchdown rush, a 26-yard run in the fourth quarter at Ball State (11/6) ... totaled 231 passing yards and two touchdowns in home win over UMass (11/23).

2012: Redshirted ... named Offensive Scout Team Player of the Year.

High School: Three-year starter ... ranked No. 21 on Detroit Free Press Fab 50 ... No. 25 on Detroit News Blue Chip list ... No. 12 on the Lansing State Journal's Catch 22 list ... selected to play in 2012 MHSFCA East-West All-Star game ... led Lansing Catholic to a 13-1 record and state runner-up finish in 2011 ... also won a conference title in 2010 and qualified for the state playoffs in 2009 ... completed 242-of-362 passes (67 percent) for 4,002 yards and 48 touchdowns and ran for 756 yards and 16 scores as a senior ... 25-5 career record as a starter ... led Lansing Catholic to back-to-back 9-0 regular seasons in 2010 and 2011 ... career passing totals: 455-for-734 (62 percent), 7,248 yards and 80 touchdowns ... career rushing: 1,438 yards, 27 touchdowns ... holds Michigan high school records for touchdown passes in a quarter (5), half (7), game (8) and season (48) ... holder of 16 single-season and 20 career school records ... Gatorade Michigan Football Player of the Year and Associated Press Division 5/6 Player of the Year as a senior ... Detroit Free Press all-state first team selection as a senior ... member of the Detroit News and Lansing State Journal 2011 Dream Teams ... team captain and MVP as a senior ... three-time all-conference selection ... all-state honorable mention as a junior ... lettered three seasons in basketball and once in baseball ... basketball team captain ... carries a 3.9 grade-point average ... Lansing Catholic High School Academic Athletic Scholar ... hails from the same high school as current CMU offensive lineman Mike Repovz.

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