2 Harold Cooper
2 Harold Cooper
Height: 5-9
Weight: 187
Year: SO
Hometown: New Haven, Conn.
High School: Hillhouse
Position: RB
gp 10
yds 746
yds/g 74.6
td 3

Career Honors

  • 2015 CAA Football First Team All-Conference kick returner
  • 2015 CAA Football Third Team All-Conference running back
  • Named to the 2015 CFPA All-Purpose Performer of the Year Watch List 
  • CAA Football Special Teams Player of the Week (10/5)
  • Has two career 100-yard rushing performances

2015 (Sophomore)

  • Appeared in 10 games, all starts
  • Led team in rushing yards (746), touchdowns (6), receptions (29) and all-purpose yards (1,582)
  • Ranked 10th in the country with 157.9 all-purpose yards per game
  • Led CAA Football with 23.7 kick return average
  • Had two 100-yard rushing performances
  • Rushed for 40 yards, caught a 66-yard screen pass and had a 21-yard kick return at Towson before leaving with an injury early in the third quarter (11/21)
  • Ran for 64 yards and caught two passes for 31 yards against Stony Brook (11/14)
  • Had 59 rushing yards, two catches for 23 yards and a 21-yard kick return against Villanova (11/7)
  • Had 222 all-purpose yards at New Hampshire (10/31). Rushed for 97 yards and one touchdown, caught four passes for 48 yards and one touchdown and had 77 kick return yards
  • Had 218 all-purpose yards against Richmond, rushing for 94 yards, returning four kicks for 89 yards and catching six passes for 35 yards, including a 10-yard touchdown reception (10/17)
  • Had a career-high 123 rushing yards and one touchdown in a win over Delaware (10/10)
  • Was named the CAA Football Special Teams Player of the Week after returning three kickoffs for 183 yards, including a 92-yard touchdown return at Brown (10/3). Also topped 100 rushing yards for the first time in his career, gaining 109 yards on 14 carries
  • Rushed for a season-high 95 yards, caught three passes for 10 yards and returned five kickoffs for 76 yards against Harvard (9/19). Finished the game with 181 all-purpose yards
  • Had 91 all-purpose yards at Albany (9/12). Rushed 16 times for 66 yards, caught two passes for 8 yards and returned two kickoffs for 17 
  • Rushed eight times for -1 yard and caught three passes for 13 yards at Syracuse (9/4)

2014 (Freshman) 

  • Rushed for 417 yards on 90 attempts
  • Averaged 4.6 yards per carry
  • Caught 14 passes for 203 yards and one touchdown
  • Averaged 14.3 yards per reception
  • Attempted one pass, which he completed for 23 yards against New Hampshire (Nov. 28)
  • Played in 10 games with seven starts
  • Had four rushes of 25 yards or more, including a career-long 56-yard run at Richmond (10/18)
  • Rushed for a career-high 98 yards and caught three passes for 41 yards at Richmond (10/18)
  • Caught five passes for 95 yards and scored first career touchdown against Brown (10/4)
  • Made his first career start at Fordham (9/13), rushing nine times for 50 yards
  • Made his collegiate debut and caught two passes for 5 yards at Marshall (9/6).

Before URI

  • Played four years at Hillhouse as a running back and defensive back
  • Rushed for 6,661 yards and 99 touchdowns, both of which are the fourth most in Connecticut high school history
  • Was a four-time All-Conference pick, a three-time All-State selection and a two-time Walter Camp honoree
  • Twice led Hillhouse to a Class M state title
  • On defense he totaled 140 tackles, 21 for a loss, an interception, a fumble recovery, a blocked field goal and 27 pass break-ups
  • Also returned 25 kickoffs for an average of 25.65 yards per return and 24 punt returns for an average of 22.67 yards per return
Recent Games
Oct 10 Delaware W, 20-0
Oct 17 Richmond L, 37-12
Oct 31 at New Hampshire L, 20-17
Nov 7 Villanova L, 24-3
Nov 14 Stony Brook L, 19-7
Nov 21 at Towson L, 38-21
Statistics category Overall Conf
Rushes 172 128
Yards 746 543
Yards per game 74.6 77.6
Yards per rush 4.3 4.2
Touchdowns 3 2
Fumbles 5 4
Fumbles lost 2 1
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 4 at Syracuse L, 47-0 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 12 at Albany L, 35-7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 19 Harvard L, 41-10 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 26 at Maine L, 27-17 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 3 at Brown L, 41-31 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 Delaware W, 20-0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 17 Richmond L, 37-12 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 31 at New Hampshire L, 20-17 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 7 Villanova L, 24-3 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 14 Stony Brook L, 19-7 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 21 at Towson L, 38-21 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 4 at Syracuse L, 47-0 8 -1 -0.1 3 0 1 1
Sep 12 at Albany L, 35-7 16 66 4.1 14 0 1 1
Sep 19 Harvard L, 41-10 22 95 4.3 13 0 - -
Sep 26 at Maine L, 27-17 - - - - - - -
Oct 3 at Brown L, 41-31 14 109 7.8 30 1 - -
Oct 10 Delaware W, 20-0 28 123 4.4 40 1 - -
Oct 17 Richmond L, 37-12 13 94 7.2 48 0 - -
Oct 31 at New Hampshire L, 20-17 31 97 3.1 16 1 3 0
Nov 7 Villanova L, 24-3 12 59 4.9 20 0 - -
Nov 14 Stony Brook L, 19-7 19 64 3.4 25 0 - -
Nov 21 at Towson L, 38-21 9 40 4.4 15 0 - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 4 at Syracuse L, 47-0 3 13 4.3 7 0 1 1
Sep 12 at Albany L, 35-7 2 8 4.0 9 0 1 1
Sep 19 Harvard L, 41-10 3 10 3.3 10 0 - -
Sep 26 at Maine L, 27-17 - - - - - - -
Oct 3 at Brown L, 41-31 2 13 6.5 7 0 - -
Oct 10 Delaware W, 20-0 3 20 6.7 15 0 - -
Oct 17 Richmond L, 37-12 6 35 5.8 11 1 - -
Oct 31 at New Hampshire L, 20-17 4 48 12.0 31 1 3 0
Nov 7 Villanova L, 24-3 3 23 7.7 12 0 - -
Nov 14 Stony Brook L, 19-7 2 31 15.5 24 0 - -
Nov 21 at Towson L, 38-21 1 66 66.0 66 0 - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 4 at Syracuse L, 47-0 - - - - - 0
Sep 12 at Albany L, 35-7 - - - - - 0
Sep 19 Harvard L, 41-10 - - - - - 0
Sep 26 at Maine L, 27-17 - - - - - -
Oct 3 at Brown L, 41-31 - - - - - 0
Oct 10 Delaware W, 20-0 - - - - - 0
Oct 17 Richmond L, 37-12 - - - - - 0
Oct 31 at New Hampshire L, 20-17 - - - - - 0
Nov 7 Villanova L, 24-3 - - - - - 0
Nov 14 Stony Brook L, 19-7 - - - - - 0
Nov 21 at Towson L, 38-21 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 4 at Syracuse L, 47-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 12 at Albany L, 35-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 19 Harvard L, 41-10 - - - - - - - -
Sep 26 at Maine L, 27-17 - - - - - - - -
Oct 3 at Brown L, 41-31 - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 Delaware W, 20-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 17 Richmond L, 37-12 - - - - - - - -
Oct 31 at New Hampshire L, 20-17 - - - - - - - -
Nov 7 Villanova L, 24-3 - - - - - - - -
Nov 14 Stony Brook L, 19-7 - - - - - - - -
Nov 21 at Towson L, 38-21 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 4 at Syracuse L, 47-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 12 at Albany L, 35-7 2 17 8.5 15 0 - - - - -
Sep 19 Harvard L, 41-10 5 76 15.2 24 0 - - - - -
Sep 26 at Maine L, 27-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 3 at Brown L, 41-31 3 183 61.0 92 1 - - - - -
Oct 10 Delaware W, 20-0 1 31 31.0 31 0 - - - - -
Oct 17 Richmond L, 37-12 4 89 22.3 35 0 - - - - -
Oct 31 at New Hampshire L, 20-17 4 77 19.3 26 0 - - - - -
Nov 7 Villanova L, 24-3 1 21 21.0 21 0 - - - - -
Nov 14 Stony Brook L, 19-7 3 54 18.0 21 0 - - - - -
Nov 21 at Towson L, 38-21 1 21 21.0 21 0 - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 4 at Syracuse L, 47-0 1 -1 13 - - 12
Sep 12 at Albany L, 35-7 1 66 8 - 17 91
Sep 19 Harvard L, 41-10 1 95 10 - 76 181
Sep 26 at Maine L, 27-17 - - - - - -
Oct 3 at Brown L, 41-31 1 109 13 - 183 305
Oct 10 Delaware W, 20-0 1 123 20 - 31 174
Oct 17 Richmond L, 37-12 1 94 35 - 89 218
Oct 31 at New Hampshire L, 20-17 1 97 48 - 77 222
Nov 7 Villanova L, 24-3 1 59 23 - 21 103
Nov 14 Stony Brook L, 19-7 1 64 31 - 54 149
Nov 21 at Towson L, 38-21 1 40 66 - 21 127
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 4 at Syracuse L, 47-0 0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 12 at Albany L, 35-7 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 19 Harvard L, 41-10 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 26 at Maine L, 27-17 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 3 at Brown L, 41-31 12 1 0 1 - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 10 Delaware W, 20-0 6 1 0 0 - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 17 Richmond L, 37-12 6 0 1 0 - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 31 at New Hampshire L, 20-17 12 1 1 0 - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 7 Villanova L, 24-3 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 14 Stony Brook L, 19-7 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 21 at Towson L, 38-21 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 4 at Syracuse L, 47-0 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 12 at Albany L, 35-7 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 19 Harvard L, 41-10 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 26 at Maine L, 27-17 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 3 at Brown L, 41-31 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 Delaware W, 20-0 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 17 Richmond L, 37-12 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 31 at New Hampshire L, 20-17 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 7 Villanova L, 24-3 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 14 Stony Brook L, 19-7 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 21 at Towson L, 38-21 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2014-15 10 1 1 100.0% 23 2.3 23.0 0 0 23 293.2
2015-16 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2016-17 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2017-18 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 42 1 1 100.0% 23 0.5 23.0 0 0 23 293.2
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2014-15 10 90 417 41.7 4.6 0 56 1 0
2015-16 10 172 746 74.6 4.3 3 48 5 2
2016-17 11 113 463 42.1 4.1 3 70 4 2
2017-18 11 132 542 49.3 4.1 4 54 3 2
Total 42 507 2168 51.6 4.3 10 70 13 6
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2014-15 10 14 1.4 203 20.3 14.5 1 39
2015-16 10 29 2.9 267 26.7 9.2 2 66
2016-17 11 9 0.8 64 5.8 7.1 0 17
2017-18 11 31 2.8 204 18.5 6.6 0 41
Total 42 83 2.0 738 17.6 8.9 3 66
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2014-15 10 - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 10 - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 11 - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 11 - - - - - - - 0
Total 42 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2014-15 10 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 10 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 11 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 11 - - - - - - - -
Total 42 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2014-15 5 96 19.2 0 33 - - - - -
2015-16 24 569 23.7 1 92 - - - - -
2016-17 24 607 25.3 2 99 1 -2 -2.0 0 0
2017-18 29 589 20.3 0 58 - - - - -
Total 82 1861 22.7 3 99 1 -2 -2.0 0 0
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2014-15 10 417 203 - 96 716 71.6
2015-16 10 746 267 - 569 1582 158.2
2016-17 11 463 64 -2 607 1132 102.9
2017-18 11 542 204 - 589 1335 121.4
Total 42 2168 738 -2 1861 4765 113.5
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2014-15 6 0.6 0 1 0 - - - - - - 0
2015-16 36 3.6 3 2 1 - - - - - - 0
2016-17 30 2.7 3 0 2 0 - - - - - 0
2017-18 24 2.2 4 0 0 - - - - - - 0
Total 96 2.3 10 3 3 0 - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2014-15 10 2 0 2.0 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 10 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 11 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 11 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Total 42 3 0 3.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 7 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 1 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
September 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 10 172 746 74.6 4.3 3 48 5 2
Conference 7 128 543 77.6 4.2 2 48 4 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 94 435 87.0 4.6 1 48 - -
Away 5 78 311 62.2 4.0 2 30 5 2
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 1 28 123 123.0 4.4 1 40 - -
Losses 9 144 623 69.2 4.3 2 48 5 2
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September 3 46 160 53.3 3.5 0 14 2 2
October 4 86 423 105.8 4.9 3 48 3 0
November 3 40 163 54.3 4.1 0 25 - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 10 29 2.9 267 26.7 9.2 2 66
Conference 7 21 3.0 231 33.0 11.0 2 66
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 17 3.4 119 23.8 7.0 1 24
Away 5 12 2.4 148 29.6 12.3 1 66
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 1 3 3.0 20 20.0 6.7 0 15
Losses 9 26 2.9 247 27.4 9.5 2 66
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September 3 8 2.7 31 10.3 3.9 0 10
October 4 15 3.8 116 29.0 7.7 2 31
November 3 6 2.0 120 40.0 20.0 0 66
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 10 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 7 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 1 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 9 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 3 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 3 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 10 - - - - - - - -
Conference 7 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 1 - - - - - - - -
Losses 9 - - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total 24 569 23.7 1 92 - - - - -
Conference 16 310 19.4 0 35 - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 14 271 19.4 0 35 - - - - -
Away 10 298 29.8 1 92 - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 1 31 31.0 0 31 - - - - -
Losses 23 538 23.4 1 92 - - - - -
-
September 7 93 13.3 0 24 - - - - -
October 12 380 31.7 1 92 - - - - -
November 5 96 19.2 0 21 - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 10 746 267 - 569 1582 158.2
Conference 7 543 231 - 310 1084 154.9
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 5 435 119 - 271 825 165.0
Away 5 311 148 - 298 757 151.4
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 1 123 20 - 31 174 174.0
Losses 9 623 247 - 538 1408 156.4
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September 3 160 31 - 93 284 94.7
October 4 423 116 - 380 919 229.8
November 3 163 120 - 96 379 126.3
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 36 3.6 3 2 1 - - - - - - 0
Conference 24 3.4 2 2 0 - - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 12 2.4 1 1 0 - - - - - - 0
Away 24 4.8 2 1 1 - - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 6 6.0 1 0 0 - - - - - - 0
Losses 30 3.3 2 2 1 - - - - - - 0
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September 0 0.0 0 0 0 - - - - - - 0
October 36 9.0 3 2 1 - - - - - - 0
November 0 0.0 0 0 0 - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 10 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 7 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 1 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 9 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -