Career Honors: 2020: Academic All-Big 12 Football First Team. 2019: Academic All-Big 12 First Team; Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (spring).
2020 (So.): Academic All-Big 12 Football First Team … Played in each of KU’s last four games of the season. Iowa State: Made his first appearance of the season against the Cyclones … Did not record any stats … at Oklahoma: Played in his second-straight game in Norman … TCU: Saw playing time against the Horned Frogs without recording any stats on the afternoon … at Texas Tech: Played in Lubbock against the Red Raiders, his fourth-straight game seeing action for the Jayhawks.
2019 (RFr.): Played in the first seven games of the season for the Jayhawks … Did not record any stats in his playing time for the year. Indiana State: Saw playing time but did not record any stats … Coastal Carolina: Saw playing time vs. the Chanticleers … Did not record any statistics … at Boston College: Played in his third-straight game for the Jayhawks this season …West Virginia: Took to the field against the Mountaineers in the team’s Big 12 Conference season-opener, but did not record any stats … at TCU: Saw playing time but did not record any stats …Oklahoma: Made his sixth-straight appearance of the season for the Jayhawks … Did not record any statistics on the day vs. the Sooners … at Texas: Took to the field against the Longhorns in Austin, but did not record any stats.
2018 (Fr.): Redshirted his first season at Kansas.
High School: Earned four letters playing for head coach Mike Gehrer at Wichita Collegiate HS … Helped lead Collegiate to a Kansas Class 3A state runner-up finish in 2015 … During his time with the Spartans, WCHS was a one-time sub-state champion, three-time district champion, three-time regional champion and a one-time league champion … Earned all-league honors in 2015, 2016 and 2017 … Picked up all-state honors for three-straight years (2015-17) … Named to the Wichita Eagle All-Metro Team in 2017 … A four-year member of the WCHS honor roll.
Personal: Son of Kelli and David Copeland … Has two brothers, Mitch and Myles … Mitch currently plays football at K-State and Myles was on the Wildcat roster from 2012-15 … Majoring in pre-business.