Quarterback Cooper decides to transfer from BYU

PROVO, Utah -- Brigham Young quarterback Cade Cooper will
transfer, coach Bronco Mendenhall said Friday.

Cooper transferred from Snow College after last season and
competed for the starting job during spring practice. But he
injured his foot in a scrimmage and was going to redshirt this

"I understand and respect Cade's willingness and desire to
compete," Mendenhall said in a statement. "We hope he can find a
program where he will be able to make a valuable contribution and
lead a team."

Cooper passed for 3,103 yards and 31 touchdowns as a sophomore at Snow.