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Prospect Primer: Edgerrin Cooper, LB, Texas A&M

Team’s leading tackler posted eight sacks among 17 TFLs in 2023

Edgerrin Cooper, LB, Texas A&M
Edgerrin Cooper, LB, Texas A&M has consulted more than two dozen mock drafts from reputable national outlets and compiled a list of players most frequently mocked as draft selections in the latter portion of the first round (picks 20-32) who could be available when the Packers are on the clock at No. 25 overall.

Between now and draft day, those players will be profiled with thumbnail sketches and videos known as "Prospect Primers."

Today's player is …

Edgerrin Cooper, LB, Texas A&M

Height/Weight: 6-2, 230

Key stats: Tallied team-best 84 tackles in 2023, including 17 for loss, which ranked tied for sixth among all Power 5 players and pushed his career total to 30½ TFLs over the past three seasons.

College honors: Named first-team All-America by multiple outlets and first-team All-Southeastern Conference this past season.

Background/other info: Louisiana native spent four years in College Station, redshirting in 2020 before playing as a reserve in '21 and then starting the past two seasons. Had his biggest year in '23, starting all 12 games, leading the Aggies in tackles (84) and TFLs (17), including eight sacks, a notable number for an off-ball linebacker and a huge improvement after recording just a half sack previously. Also posted two INTs, 10 passes defensed, three forced fumbles and two recoveries at Texas A&M. Improved his draft stock with impressive testing at the combine (4.51 in the 40, 1.54 10-yard split, 34½-inch vertical). Known as an aggressive tackler and big hitter who's been knocked for playing so fast he's out of control at times.


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