University of Miami Athletics

Anez Cooper


Offensive Line




350 lbs.




Pleasant Grove, Ala.

High School

Pleasant Grove







Anez Cooper - Football - University of Miami Athletics

2023 (Sophomore): Started at right guard and helped offense amass 493 total yards and 250 rushing yards in season-opening win over Miami (Ohio) (Sept. 1)…Blocked for offense that racked up 451 yards and gave Tyler Van Dyke time to throw five touchdowns in win over No. 23 Texas A&M (Sept. 9)…Earned ACC Co-Offensive Lineman of the Week and Outland Trophy National Player of the Week for his efforts against Aggies…Helped offense amass 598 total yards and 240 yards on  ground in win over Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 14)…Part of line that paved way for 323 rushing yards and 543 total yards in win at Temple (Sept. 23).

2022 (True Freshman): Emerged as one of team’s top offensive performers on offensive line by season’s end…Saw action in 10 games and made four starts…Started four of final five games…Made career debut in win over Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 3), with offense compiling 605 yards…Saw action in win over Southern Miss (Sept. 10), helping offense total 445 yards…Aided offense to 392 yards against Texas A&M (Sept. 17)…Saw action against North Carolina (Oct. 8)…Helped offense to 449 yards in win at Virginia Tech (Oct. 15)…Earned first start at right guard in win at Virginia (Oct. 29)…Started against Florida State (Nov. 5)…Started at Clemson (Nov. 19)…Started against Pittsburgh (Nov. 26), assisting offense to 385 yards.

High School: Consensus three-star offensive line prospect by every major scouting service…Helped lead team to third straight Class 5A title game appearance in 2021…Finished as first-team all-state selection and was one of three finalists for Lineman of the Year honors after final year…Played center, guard and tackle for Spartans…Selected to play on Alabama All-Star Team for 35th annual Alabama-Mississippi Classic in 2021…Chose Miami over offers from Auburn, Georgia, South Carolina and Syracuse, among others.