Xavier Cooper

299 lbs

Xavier Cooper


Expected to be an anchor of the Washington State Cougars defensive line, Xavier Cooper recorded 50 tackles and a team best five sacks as a redshirt sophomore in 2013. A 6-4, 308-pound bundle of strength, Cooper enters the 2014 season with a legitimate shot at garnering Pac-12 honors along the defensive line.

High School

A product of Wilson High School in Tacoma, Wash., Cooper posted 85 tackles and 11 sacks as a senior, garnering All-Narrows League First Team honors as well as all-city first team honors. Lettered three years in basketball.


An early enrollee at Washington State in January 2011, he redshirted and worked on the scout team. As a redshirt freshman in 2012, he appeared in 11 games, starting nine and was named to the All-Pac-12 honorable mention team. He made 34 tackles an...