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Eddie Cohen

Eddie  Cohen


Hilton Head, S.C.

High School:
Hilton Head HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 200


Notes: A very productive and sure-handed receiver that has a knack for making the big catch for big yardage ... Has 10 career receptions of 20-yards or more.

2006 (Jr.): Played in all 11 games, making seven appearances in the starting line up as the number two receiver ... Despite ranking second behind teammate Michael Hines in receptions with 33, led the team with 505 yards receiving ... Ranked seventh in the Southern Conference in receiving with 45.9 yards per game ... Was also second on the team in receiving touchdowns with two ... Posted 50-or-more yards receiving in five games, including his seasonal-best 85 yards on four catches and a score against Chowan ... Also led Western in receiving in the win over nationally-ranked Eastern Kentucky ... Set his season-high for receptions at Elon ... Hauled in a 15-yard TD pass against Appalachian State.

2005 (So.): Battled injuries most of the season, seeing action in six games ... Started the final two games of the season ... Only caught eight passes on the season for 71 yards ... Missed action early due to a turf toe ... Then, when he returned to the lineup at Georgia Southern, left that game with a concussion ... Concussion was not as serious as initially thought and, thanks to an off week for Western after Georgia Southern, was able to play at Chattanooga ... Only caught two passes for 13 yards on the season prior to starting the Wofford game, but hauled in four passes for 28 yards in a win over the Terriers ... In his second start, caught two passes for 30 yards in the season finale at Appalachian State ... Prior to the season, set a Western Carolina strength & conditioning record with a vertical jump of 39'5" ... Also set a record for receivers with a time of 3.99 in the pro shuttle.

2004 (RFr.): Tied for the team lead with four receiving touchdowns ... Ranked second on the team in receptions (34) and third in receiving yards (389) ... Was ninth in the SoCon in catching 3.09 passes per game and 10th in the league averaging 35.4 receiving yards per game ... Two of his team-leading four TDs came in WCU's win over Appalachian State ... First score came at the start of the fourth quarter, a six-yard pass from Bennett Swygert to give the Cats a 16-13 lead ... Second score was a 53-yarder from Justin Clark with 4:35 left in the game, cutting the WCU deficit to 27-22 ... Finished the ASU game with five receptions for a career-high 109 yards ... Scored WCU first aerial TD of the season, a 23-yarder in the season opener versus West Virginia State ... Also caught a 36-yard touchdown, giving WCU a temporary 20-17 lead in the fourth quarter versus Chattanooga ... Led WCU with four receptions at Alabama.

2003 (Fr.): Redshirted.

Prior to Western: Selected to play in the North Carolina-South Carolina Shrine Bowl ... As a senior, voted his team's MVP as well as all-area and all-region ... Caught 47 passes for 666 yards and 11 touchdowns ... Rushed 13 times for 250 yards ... Also an All-State basketball performer, earning Low Country Player of the Year honors as a junior.