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Curtis Cothran
Curtis  Cothran

RS Senior

Newtown, Pa.

High School:
Council Rock North

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 280



H.S. Coach:
Adam Collachi



B1G East Champs! No. 7 Penn State Downs MSU to Clinch Title

The Nittany Lions clinched a share of the Big Ten East Division Title with a win over the Spartans.


Hackenberg Leads Penn State over Illinois, 39-0

Saquon Barkley rushed for 84 yards on 20 carries and added another 58 yards receiving for the Nittany Lions.


2017 Rose Bowl Game - Penn State vs. USC

Jan. 2, 2017


Penn State vs. Ohio State

Oct. 22, 2016

➤ 2015 ➤ Sophomore Season
Season: Appeared in 13 games. at Temple (9/5): Made one tackle...Combined with Tarow Barney for a TFL in the fourth quarter...Helped Penn State pile up 15.0 TFL, its most since posting 15.0 vs. Michigan on Sept. 22, 2007. Buffalo (9/12): Made one stop. Rutgers (9/19): Recorded two tackles...Notched a fourth quarter sack of Chris Laviano. San Diego State (9/26): Had two tackles...Collected his second sack in as many games with a 7-yard takedown in the fourth-quarter as part of a five-sack performance for the Nittany Lion defense. Army (10/3): Made a career-best four stops. Indiana (10/10): Had one tackle. at Ohio State (10/17): Logged one tackle, which was a first quarter tackle for loss...Helped the Penn State defense accumulate 10.0 tackles for loss...The 10.0 tackles for loss were the most surrendered by Ohio State in 2015. Illinois (10/31): Made two tackles...Had 0.5 tackle for loss...His TFL was a combined sack with Parker Cothren. at Northwestern (11/7): Recorded one tackle. Michigan (11/21): Recorded one tackle.  


➤ 2014 ➤ Redshirt Freshman Season
Appeared in one game...Made his collegiate debut against UMass...Recorded one solo tackle during the season. UMass (9/20): Made his first career stop with a 2-yard tackle for loss in the fourth quarter.  

➤ 2013 ➤ True Freshman Season
Redshirt season.  

➤ High School
A three-year letterman at defensive end for coach Adam Collachi at Council Rock North High School...Was selected team captain as a senior...Totaled 18 career sacks...Earned PIAA Class AAAA first-team all-state and All-Suburban One League honors as a senior...Made 37 tackles (27 solo) with 10 sacks and 15 tackles for loss...Added 11 quarterback hurries, two pass deflections, one forced fumble and a fumble recovery during his final prep season...As a junior, he recorded four sacks, forced two fumbles and blocked a kick...Was selected second-team all-league as a junior and third-team as a sophomore...Selected to play in the Chesapeake Bowl and the East-West Game...Ranked among the nation's top 40 prep defensive ends by (21st), (35th) and (36th)...Also lettered in track and field.  

➤ Personal
Full name is Curtis Alexander Cothran...Son of Gregory and Janice Cothran...Has one brother, Gregory, and one sister, Tamika...Enjoys music...Plans to major in kinesiology and is interested in owning a gym...Born February 24, 1995 in Philadelphia, Pa.


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