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6-5 / 285
Offensive front replacing two key starters from '16
Freshmen and first-year SEC student-athletes were eligible
Start of Spring Showcase now 9:30 a.m. due to potential inclement weather
Commodores return from Spring Break with a strong showing at Spring Practice on Monday
Unit features five starters, eight letterwinners back from year ago
2016-17 Freshman SEC Academic Honor Roll
Kopp did not play as a true freshman... Served valuable role during fall practices as lineman on offensive scout teams.
Two-year varsity letterwinner... Played on defensive line as freshman, then returned as senior offensive lineman... As senior OT, helped Houston Christian to 6-4 overall record and Southwest Preparatory Conference playoffs... Earned All-Region OL honors... Concentrated on basketball through much of prep career... School’s all-time leading rebounder, two-time captain and team MVP as junior... Honors student.
William Braden Kopp... Born Sept. 20, 1996 in Houston... Son of Will and Deborah Kopp... Has three younger brothers: Miller, Anderson and Maddox... Dad serves as financial consultant; mom works as tennis instructor... Dad played collegiate tennis at Chattanooga... Grandfather played football at University of Cincinnati... Considering political science or business major.