November 27, 2006

Cooper thinking things over after Coker firing

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RB Graig Cooper committed to coach Larry Coker last year out of Melrose (Tenn.) High School before attending the Milford Academy prep school in New Berlin, N.Y. this season.

And he bore personal witness to Coker's final game as head coach: He took his official visit to UM for the Boston College game last Thursday.

A day later he learned Coker was fired.

"I love Coker, that was one of the reasons I wanted to come there," Cooper said. "He was a winner."

So how does Coker's departure affect Cooper?

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