Marquise Copeland
No. 93 – Los Angeles Rams
Position:Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1997-05-09) May 9, 1997 (age 25)
Cleveland, Ohio
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:287 lb (130 kg)
Career information
College:Cincinnati
Undrafted:2019
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Total tackles:11
Sacks:0.0
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Marquise Copeland (born May 9, 1997) is an American football defensive tackle for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Rams as an undrafted free agent in 2019 following his college football career with the Cincinnati Bearcats.

Professional career

Copeland signed with the Los Angeles Rams as an undrafted free agent following the 2019 NFL Draft on May 14, 2019.[1] He was waived during final roster cuts on August 31, 2019,[2] and signed to the team's practice squad the next day.[3]

Copeland was signed to a reserve/futures contract with the Rams on January 9, 2020.[4] He was waived during final roster cuts on September 5, 2020,[5] and signed to the team's practice squad the next day.[6] He was elevated to the active roster on September 12 for the week 1 game against the Dallas Cowboys, and then reverted to the team's practice squad following the game.[7] He was placed on the practice squad/COVID-19 list by the team on December 22, 2020,[8] and restored to the practice squad on December 26.[9] On January 18, 2021, Copeland signed a reserve/futures contract with the Rams.[10]

On August 31, 2021, Copeland was waived by the Rams and re-signed to the practice squad the next day.[11] He was promoted to the active roster on November 26, 2021. Copeland became a Super Bowl champion when the Rams defeated the Cincinnati Bengals.

References

  1. ^ Simmons, Myles (May 14, 2019). "Rams announce signing of 22 undrafted free agents". TheRams.com. Retrieved October 1, 2020.
  2. ^ Han, Jamie (August 31, 2019). "Rams trim roster down to 53 players". TheRams.com. Retrieved October 1, 2020.
  3. ^ Han, Jamie (September 1, 2019). "Rams sign 10 practice squad players". TheRams.com. Retrieved October 1, 2020.
  4. ^ Jackson, Stu (January 9, 2020). "Rams sign nine players to reserve/future contracts". TheRams.com. Retrieved October 1, 2020.
  5. ^ Jackson, Stu (September 5, 2020). "Rams waive nine players, place Howard on injured reserve and Robinson on reserve/non-football injury list". TheRams.com. Retrieved October 1, 2020.
  6. ^ "Rams sign 15 players to practice squad". TheRams.com. September 6, 2020. Retrieved October 1, 2020.
  7. ^ Jackson, Stu (September 13, 2020). "Brian Allen, Treymane Anchrum Jr. inactive for Rams-Cowboys". TheRams.com. Retrieved October 1, 2020.
  8. ^ DaSilva, Cameron (December 22, 2020). "Rams activate Nick Scott but place three others on reserve/COVID-19 list". USAToday.com. Retrieved February 5, 2021.
  9. ^ DaSilva, Cameron (December 26, 2020). "Rams make 4 roster moves ahead of matchup with Seahawks". USAToday.com. Retrieved February 5, 2021.
  10. ^ Jackson, Stu (January 18, 2021). "Rams sign 14 players to reserve/future contracts". TheRams.com.
  11. ^ Jackson, Stu (September 1, 2021). "Rams sign 14 players to practice squad". TheRams.com.