16 - Taylor Copacia
Taylor Copacia
Height: 6-4
Weight: 205
Year: Junior
Hometown: Utica, Mich.
High School: Eisenhower
Position: QB

Transfer from Grand Valley State University...redshirted in 2009...member of the squad but did not see game action in 2010...threw two passes and completed one for eight yards against Western Oregon in 2011.

High School: Prepped at Utica Eisenhower High School...played for Robert Lantzy...completed 114-of-201 passes for 1,550 yards and 15 touchdowns as a senior...named to the Second Team Offense by the Macomb Daily for the Macomb County Tier 1 All-Star football team...earned Detroit Free Press All-East second-team honors...named all-league and all-county...completed 192-of-315 passes for 2,038 yards and 14 TD's as a junior...earned all-county, all-league and Detroit Free Press All-East honors as a junior...holds career school records in completions (310)...selected to play in the 2009 MSHFCA All-Star game...ranked the 87th player in the state of Michigan by Scout.com following his senior season.

Personal: Son of Terry and Suzanne Copacia...born May 26, 1991 in Shelby Township, Michigan...majoring in business management...favorite sports teams are the Detroit Lions, Detroit Pistons and Ohio State Buckeyes...favorite athlete is Calvin Johnson...favorite TV show is SportsCenter...enjoys fishing.