CAREER: He has 3 catches for 16 yards (5.3 avg) in his career.
2015: Cope-Fitzpatrick will compete to start at tight end as a junior in 2015.
2014: Cope-Fitzpatrick, who hoped to get key playing time at tight end as a junior in 2014, instead sat out the season while academically ineligible.
2013: Cope-Fitzpatrick served as a reserve tight end and played on special teams as a sophomore in 2013. Overall in 2013 while appearing in 12 games (all but Utah and Stanford), he had a 4-yard catch (against Arizona). He suffered a knee injury at Notre Dame and missed the next 2 games (Utah, Stanford).
2012: Cope-Fitzpatrick saw action in 11 games (all but Notre Dame and Georgia Tech) as a reserve tight end and on special teams as a first-year freshman in 2012. Overall, he caught 2 passes for 12 yards (6.0 avg.). He had an 8-yard reception against Colorado and a 4-yard catch against Oregon.
HIGH SCHOOL: His 2011 honors included Super Prep All-American, Prep Star All-American, SI.com All-American honorable mention, Max Preps All-American Medium Schools first team, ESPNU 150, Super Prep All-Farwest, Prep Star All-West, Orange County Register Fab 15 second team, Tacoma News Tribune Western 100, Cal-Hi Sports All-State Medium Schools second team, Max Preps All-State Division II first team and Sacramento Bee All-Metro as a senior tight end and defensive lineman at Whitney High in Rocklin (Calif.). He had 29 receptions for 433 yards (14.9 avg.) with 5 TDs in 2011, plus 35 tackles with 5 sacks.
As a junior in 2010, he had 29 receptions for 327 yards (11.3 avg.) with 7 TDs and 21 tackles.
He also played basketball at Whitney, where he averaged 6.8 points as a senior.
PERSONAL: He is an American studies and ethnicity major at USC.
GAME-BY-GAME WITH JALEN COPE-FITZPATRICK