Position
Fullback
Height
6'1
Weight
270 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
LaGrange, Ga.
Major
Sport Administration
High School
Troup County HS

CAREER
Wrecking ball of a fullback who used power to overwhelm defensive linemen and linebackers as LSU’s primary blocking back … Played in 42 games with 22 starts during his career with the Tigers … Rushed for 92 yards and seven touchdowns during his career and caught seven passes for 85 yards … Considered one of the top blocking fullbacks in college football as both a junior and senior … Originally signed with LSU as a defensive tackle but made the switch to fullback shortly after his arrival to campus … Earned MVP honors at the NFLPA Bowl in January of 2014 after rushing for a pair of TDs on two carries to lead his team to victory.

SENIOR SEASON (2013)
Played in 11 games with six starts at fullback … Primarily used as a blocking back but did manage to rush for 25 yards and three TDs on 13 carries … Caught four passes for 31 yards … Did not play against Ole Miss and Furman due to injury … Rushing TDs came against TCU, Auburn and Florida … Rushed for season-high 20 yards on career-best five carries in win over Florida … Had long run of 10 yards vs. Florida.

JUNIOR SEASON (2012)
Played in 13 games with 12 starts in his first full season as LSU’s primary fullback … Finished third on the team with four rushing touchdowns … Rushed 21 times for 67 yards and caught three passes for 54 yards … Scored rushing TDs vs. North Texas (5-yards), Washington (1-yard), Towson (1-yard) and Mississippi State (1-yard) … Had season-long carry of 16 yards in opener vs. North Texas … Finished that game with then a career-high for carries (4) and yards (33) … Rushed three times for 12 yards, including a 9-yard run, in win over South Carolina … Had three attempts for six yards vs. Alabama …Biggest gain of career came on reception vs. Alabama as he took a screen pass and raced 42 yards … Finished Alabama game with a career-best 53 all-purpose yards. 

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2011)
Saw action in 14 games, starting four times as a sophomore … Made his first career start against Auburn and also started in overtime win over Alabama (Nov. 5), Western Kentucky and Ole Miss … Made his first career rushing attempt at Mississippi State but did not gain any yards … Also ran the ball once for no yards against Alabama in the BCS National Championship Game … Hard-hitting fullback who moved from the defensive line to the offensive backfield early in the 2010 season and has become a punishing blocker. 

FRESHMAN SEASON (2010)
Played in four games at fullback as a true freshman in 2010 … Saw action against McNeese State, Alabama, Louisiana-Monroe and Texas A&M … Did not record any statistics in those games.

HIGH SCHOOL
One of the top defensive prospects in Georgia as a senior in 2009 … Ranked the No. 25 prospect in the state of Georgia … Rated No. 17 defensive end in the country … Selected to the Georgia North/South All-Star Game in 2009 … A member of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Top 50 and Super Southeast 120 … A SuperPrep All-American … Compiled an amazing 27 sacks in his senior year of high school … Recorded 58 tackles and 12 sacks in his junior season … Coached by Bubba Jeter.

PERSONAL
Full name is Javoddron Reon Holloway Copeland … Goes by J.C. … Born July 21, 1991, in Columbus, Ga. … Mom is Sonya Copeland … Has three siblings – Kierra, Sierra and Andrea … Majoring in sports administration.

CAREER RUSHING HIGHS
Attempts: 5 vs. Florida, 2013
Yards: 33 vs. North Texas, 2012
Touchdowns: 1, seven times (Last: vs. Florida, 2013)
Long: 16 vs. North Texas, 2012

COPELAND’S CAREER RUSHING STATS

Year
G-GS
No.
Yds.
TD
Long
2010
4-0
0
0
0
2011
14-4
2
0
0
2012
13-12
21
67
4
16
2013 11-6 13 25 3 10
Totals
42-22
36
92
7
16

COPELAND’S CAREER RECEIVING STATS

Year
G-GS
No.
Yds.
TD
Long
2010
4-0
0
0
0
2011
14-4
0
0
0
2012
13-12
3
54
0
42
2013 11-6 4 31 0 12
Totals
42-22
7
85
0
42
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