Coppage-El named Bulldog of the Week

Published 12:48 pm Monday, October 17, 2022

PERKINSTON — Torren Coppage-El has been named Bulldog of the Week for Oct. 10-16.


Coppage-El, a freshman defensive end from Stone Mountain, Ga., helped Gulf Coast hold East Central to 120 total yards in a 35-0 Homecoming win. He had 11 total tackles, two tackles for loss, a sack and a pass breakup to limit the Warriors to 16 passing yards.

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Will Burnham, a freshman from Jackson, finished second at the Meridian Fall Invitational. He helped lead the Bulldogs to a runaway 39-shot victory and a sweep of fall MACCC events.


Jamari Thompson, a freshman running back from Pearl, averaged better than 10 yards a carry in his first 100-yard game in Gulf Coast’s 35-0 homecoming win over East Central. He ran 11 times for 116 yards and a touchdown.


Parker Stephens, a sophomore defender from Hattiesburg, scored Gulf Coast’s goal in a 2-1 loss at No. 1 Jones. It was the Bulldogs’ only match of the week.


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