Noteworthy: Chose MT over East Carolina and Memphis ... Bench pressed 330 his senior year.
High School: A first team all-state pick as a defensive back ... Was also voted all-Chattahoochee Valley two years in a row ... Earned team's Golden Helmet Award (defensive MVP) as a senior ... Helped lead Manchester High School to a 9-4 mark his senior year and a final AA state ranking of No. 5 ... Led team in tackles as a safety with 96 to go along with six interceptions in 2001 ... Also played quarterback and rushed for 610 yards, while passing for 432 more for coach Zeke Geer ... Tallied 1,097 yards rushing his junior year ... Team was 7-4 his junior season ... Was top five in the state of Georgia in the 40-yard dash at the state combines with a time of 4.31.
Personal: Parents: Venera Kelly and Zannie Copeland ... Born: 11/27/83.