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Jalen Cope-Fitzpatrick a quick study

USC TE commit didn't start play until the eighth grade, but now he's an UA All-American

Originally Published: October 27, 2011
By Greg Biggins | ESPN Recruiting Nation

Jalen Cope-Fitzpatrick wasn't exactly a child prodigy when it came to football, but the tight end from Rocklin (Calif.) Whitney was obviously a quick learner.

Cope Fitzpatrick, who didn't start playing football until the 8th grade and started as an offensive tackle, was presented his Under Armour All-America Game jersey on Wednesday. It was part of the 80-stop American Family Insurance presents the Under Armour All-America Game selection tour.

"I really had no clue how to play football," ...

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