>>>First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
Redshirted the 2016 season.
George Ranch High School
Played for head coach Greg Kobza … 23-5A All-District MVP pitcher … Two-Time All-State honorable mention … Two-Time All-Greater Houston selection … In his junior and senior seasons, struck out 172 out of 524 batters faced with a 17-4 overall record … Batted over .300 in the regular season and playoffs combined … Graduated with a 4.0 GPA … Member of the National Honor Society … Most memorable athletic moment was pitching in the Connie Mack World Series.
Son of Rick and Michell Kopps … Has one sister, Ashley … Ashley plays softball at Sam Houston State … Chose to attend Arkansas he feels like this is the best place for him to reach his full potential as a player … Ambition is to impact a lot of people, as well as bring positive change to the hospital he will work in … Plans to become an orthopedic surgeon after his playing career is over … Involved with League of Champions, a baseball program in his hometown that mentors children with special needs … Also enjoys horticulture and Mario Kart … Majoring in Biology … Born on March 2, 1997.