May 27, 2024

Defensive back Omarion Cooper is returning home, opting to transfer back to Florida State after spending one season with the Colorado Buffaloes under coach Deion Sanders. During his time in Boulder, Cooper showcased his skills, recording 37 total tackles and deflecting five passes for the Buffs.

Beginning his college career at Florida State, Cooper quickly made an impact, appearing in 20 games and starting in seven. During the 2023 spring camp in Tallahassee, he transitioned to safety in pursuit of a new role before ultimately deciding to transfer. In his time at Colorado in 2023, Cooper played in nine games, starting in eight, and demonstrated his versatility on the field with 37 total tackles, two tackles for loss, one sack, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery, and five pass breakups.

Defensive back Omarion Cooper transfers back to FSU from Colorado -  Tomahawk Nation

Rated as a three-star prospect in the transfer portal by 247 Sports, Cooper arrived at Colorado with two years of eligibility remaining. His impressive high school career at Lehigh Senior High School earned him recognition as a four-star prospect by various recruiting services. Cooper’s versatility and talent have been evident throughout his career, making him a valuable addition to the Florida State defensive lineup once again.

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