Camden Kopsick is one of the best players from the state of Georgia in the Class of 2023.
The 5-foot-9, 180-pound Kopsick, who attends Thomson Middle School, is a versatile player that works as an offensive lineman and defensive end.
Kopsick plays for Thomson Middle School, whose 7th grade team went undefeated and won the Houston County county championship.
Kopsick has also played on the Warner Robins Raiders travel and all-star teams.
Kopsick won MVP last year at FSG’s 6th grade GA-FL game. Kopsick won MVP and was an All-American for 3 three years in a row playing in the O&D All-American Bowl.
Kopsick recently captured the 7th grade MVP at FSG’s Cobb camp.
Kopsick is humbled for the opportunity to showcase his skills against some of the best of the best.
“I think the recognition means i get more exposed and coaches will be able to see me and scout me for my future football career.It felt really good and i was proud that i got it and i am going to strive to get it next year. I think I played well but could have done better blocking and using my hands more,” Kopsick said. “The best thing I learned was when Coach Val said that you can’t go far in life without surrounding yourself with people who want the best for you and push you. I think the best thing I did at the camp was stay aggressive. I wasn’t going to let anyone get by me or block me without a fight. I want to work on my agility and speed. If I run more and do more footwork drills on my own i can get better.”
No matter the opponent, on each snap Kopsick is determined to give it his all.
Kopsick is going all out.
The motor is always at full throttle whenever Kopsick steps between the lines.
“My mindset is to stay aggressive and don’t quit no matter what,” Kopsick said.
Kopsick has great passion and energy whenever he’s on the gridiron.
“I love the hitting,” Kopsick said.
Kopsick has learned many valuable lessons from playing football that he applies to his everyday life.
”It has taught me to be a more humble person, to never give in or up, and it has taught me good teamwork and how to work as a team,” Kopsick said.
Kopsick recalls his favorite football memory.
“I like strip sacks because it gets everyone pumped and it gives me an adrenaline rush and gets me hyped,” Kopsick said.
Kopsick takes his role as one of the leaders on the team very seriously. Kopsick makes sure he’s a daily positive influence on his peers.
“I try to help them out as much as i can to make their lives easier. For example, creating holes for running backs,” Kopsick said. “I tell them to finish. Don’t slow down, go as fast and as hard as you can till that final whistle blows.”
Kopsick appreciates the role his coaches have served in making him who he is today.
“They have taught me everything,” Kopsick said. “They taught me the fundamentals and continue to teach me. They push me to do my best which helps me to be a better person and player.”
When Kopsick isn’t playing football, he loves studying math.
“I love solving things and like the challenge,” Kopsick said.
Kopsick admires the play of this young playmaker.
“Leonard Fournette because of how aggressive he is and how humble he is,” Kopsick said. “He is going to take anyone down in his way and won’t stop for anyone. He is one heck of a player and inspires me.”
Kopsick dreams of one day becoming the next great LSU player in Fournette’s footsteps.
Kopsick is excited about where the future will take him both as a player and a person.
“I want to make it to the NFL and then when my career is over become a coach,” Kopsick said.
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