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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 All-ACC, Honorable Mention

2023 (Sophomore): Served as one of top performers on offensive line, earning All-ACC Honorable Mention…Played key role on line that was named to midseason honor roll for Joe Moore Award, honoring nation’s top unit…Started all 13 games at right guard with Hurricanes… Started in season opener against Miami (Ohio) (Sept. 1) and helped lead Hurricanes to 493 yards of total offense, including 243 rushing yards…Made start in win against Texas A&M (Sept. 9), leading Hurricanes to 451-yard explosion against talented Aggies defense…Helped pave way to 589 yards of offense against Bethune-Cookman (Sept .14) with start…Started at Temple (Sept. 23) where Hurricanes had season-high 323 rushing yards…Made starts against both Georgia Tech (Oct. 7) and at North Carolina (Oct. 14)…Started against Clemson (Oct. 21), where Hurricanes totaled 211 yards of rushing offense against one of nation’s top defensive units and won in 2OT…Started against Virginia (Oct. 28)…Started in back-to-back road games at NC State (Nov. 4) and at Florida State (Nov. 11)…Paved way for 489 yards of offense in start against Louisville (Nov. 18), which entered game ranked among top defensive units…Led Hurricanes to 532 yards of offense against Boston College (Nov. 24) in regular season finale, most yards gained by Miami against ACC competition all season…Made final start of season at right guard against Rutgers (Dec. 28) in Bad Boy Mowers Pinstripe Bowl.

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.