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North Carolina Receiver Interested in Illini

Corey Cooper (Scout)

Fighting Illini football coaches are putting out early offers for top prospects around the country. They are emphasizing the home state first, but they also have strong relationships in other areas. Co-offensive coordinator Chris Beatty has good connections along the eastern seaboard, and North Carolina receiver Corey Cooper is reciprocating Beatty's early interest.

Receiver Corey Cooper enjoyed an outstanding sophomore season for Millbrook High School in Raleigh, North Carolina. His statistics declined measurably last season, but it was through no fault of his own. "Last year, we had the #1 running back in Keith Marshall, so my year kind of dropped. Keith was the star. My sophomore year was better than my junior year. I scored 10 touchdowns. Hopefully... Recommended Stories

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