2014 (Sr.): Played in 10 games and started three to earn fourth letter . . . season high six tackles in the season finale at Bowling Green . . . five tackles at Iowa, vs. Northern Illinois and at Massachusetts . . . forced first career fumble at Iowa . . . recovered fumbles vs. Akron and vs. Eastern Michigan.
2013 (Jr.): Played in 11 games to earn third letter . . . tied his career high with seven tackles at Virgnia . . . second career fumble recovery vs. Army and third at Virginia . . . six tackles vs. Kent State.
2012 (So.): Played in 13 games, including the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl St. Petersburg, to earn second letter . . career high seven tackles at Central Michigan and tied that mark at Toledo and again vs. Ohio . . . seven tackles in three of the last six games . . . tallied first career interception at Central Michigan and second vs. Ohio . . . tallied four tackles in the season opener vs. Eastern Michigan plus at Clemson, vs. Western Michigan and at Miami University . . . three tackles at Army.
2011 (Medical Redshirt): Started his first career game vs. Buffalo . . . ranked fourth on the team with a season high six tackles vs. Buffalo . . . managed first career tackle for loss in Ball State's season opening 27-20 win over Indiana at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind. . . . received a medical redshirt from the NCAA.
2010 (Fr.): Played in 11 games to earn first letter . . . recorded a season high three tackles vs. Western Michigan . . . tallied at least one tackle in six games.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned three letters for Coach Lance Schneider . . . helped the Thunderbolts to a 7-3 record as a senior, including a third straight conference championship . . . helped Northmont to the state regional semifinals as a junior . . . all-conference as a junior and senior after receiving honorable mention as a sophomore . . . managed 60 tackles, two sacks, one interception and 10 touchdowns as a senior . . . totalled 13 interceptions in career . . . set a Northmont record with seven interceptions in a single season as a junior . . . named team's Best Defensive Back as a senior . . . Personal: Son of Quintin and Kobi Cooper . . . three sisters . . . managed a 3.0 grade-point average at Northmont . . . born March 20, 1992, in Dayton, Ohio . . . full name is Quintin Robert Cooper. . . owns a 3.142 cumulative grade-point average on Ball State's 4.0 scale . . . managed a 3.399 grade-point average last fall.
|SINGLE-GAME HIGHS [all-time ranking]:
All-purpose yards: 5, Ohio, 11/14/2012
Interceptions: 1 [t-7th], at Western Michigan, 10/19/2013 ; at Central Michigan, 10/20/2012 ; Ohio, 11/14/2012
Long interception return: 5, Ohio, 11/14/2012
Tackles: 7, 4 times
Tackles for loss: 2.0, at Virginia, 10/05/2013 (2-0); at Massachusetts, Nov 12, 2014 (2-0)
Fumbles forced: 1 [t-4th], at Iowa, 9/6/14 ; at Iowa, Sep 06, 2014
Fumbles recovered: 1 [t-4th], 5 times
Pass breakups: 1, Ohio, 11/14/2012 ; at Miami University, 11/23/2012