OVER THE last 2 years, the Cooper family is batting 1.000 in football commitments.
Daquan, George Washington (2011), headed to Temple to play cornerback and now his brother, Byron, of Imhotep Charter ('12), is bound for UMass to serve wherever he winds up being the best fit (he was a defensive end last fall).
Byron said he chose UMass because his unofficial visit "was simply outstanding. They loved me and kept it real. The dudes that were there made me feel at home real quick.