In an effort to be closer home, Syracuse freshman wide receiver Corey Cooper announced late Wednesday night that he would be transferring from the university. On his Instagram post, Cooper thanked the university and head coach Scott Shafer directly.
Syracuse freshman WR Corey Cooper announces that he will transfer on Instagram: pic.twitter.com/bb3nRNQfxR— Stephen Bailey (@Stephen_Bailey1) August 14, 2014
Syracuse confirmed Cooper's transfer this morning, stating the wide receiver had been participating in preseason practices until he made his decision to leave. Due to an upper body injury, Cooper missed practice Tuesday.