Tiger left guard one of three finalists nationally for national top walk-on award
Walk-on senior guard among 10 candidates to win award
Four student-athletes recognized by the Total Person Program
Mizzou continues fall camp at the Kadlec Practice Fields
Annual Thank-a-Thon Allows Tiger Athletes to Show Appreciation
Missouri vs Auburn - SEC Championship
Missouri vs. Auburn - USATSI Gallery 1 - SEC Championship
Missouri vs Arkansas State
Black and Gold Game
Missouri vs. Kansas. November 26, 2011. Arrowhead Stadium - Kansas City, Mo.
2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2012 Team Unsung Hero Award
A great story of perseverance and determination who is one of the most spirited and colorful characters on the team ... A former walk-on who came to Mizzou because of a love for the school that his father instilled in him (his father is an MU grad) ... Despite having a scholarship offer to play football for his home state school of Montana, he walked on at Mizzou to pursue his dream, and right before the start of the 2012 season, he was rewarded with a scholarship to reward him for his hard work ... After starting 11 games at right guard a year ago, he enters camp in his senior season listed atop the depth chart at left guard ... The physics major quickly became a media favorite early in the 2012 season for his insightful and entertaining thoughts given during interviews.
Emerged as one of the top individual stories on the team in 2012, as the formerly unheralded walk-on turned himself into a starter ... Ended up starting 11 games at right guard - every game with the exception of the Vanderbilt contest ... Played in all 12 games as part of the offensive line rotation, as well as performing on special teams units ... Was credited with one tackle at Central Florida after a turnover by the offense ... Was awarded with a scholarship for his efforts in the program early in the season, a moment which he described as "surreal" ... Won the team's Unsung Hero Award at the season-ending banquet for his outstanding efforts and dedication to the program ... An honors student majoring in physics who won SEC 2012 Academic Honor roll status.
Joined the team as a preferred walk-on prior to the 2009 season, and he immediately established himself as one of the hardest workers on the team in every aspect of the program.
Became a starter as a senior, when he played tight end and offensive line ... Served as the student body vice president as a senior at Billings West High School ... High school coach - Paul Klaboe.
Parents - Michael and Joanne Copeland ... Father is a Mizzou graduate, and Max dreamed of playing football at Mizzou while growing up in the Kansas City area, before his family moved to Montana ... Made his first visit to Mizzou in 2006 for a Tiger game, and was set on the idea that going to Mizzou was his path ... Got notice by Tiger coaches at a summer camp he attended, and eventually was invited to be a preferred walk-on.
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