Frank Coppet - Football - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#0 Frank Coppet


Class Senior
Height 5'11"
Weight 190
Hometown Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
High School St. Thomas Aquinas

Student-Athlete Features
The Hustler — Frank Coppet Emerges As Heart and Soul of Vanderbilt’s Defense After Two Torn ACLs

As a Redshirt Junior (2019)
• Two games played
• Started at safety in early-season games against LSU and Northern Illinois
• Injured during preseason camp, then suffered season-ending re-injury in Northern Illinois
• Two tackles (1 solo)

As a Redshirt Sophomore (2018)
• 12 games played
• Six games started
• 30 tackles (24 solo), one quarterback hurry, one forced fumble
• Three interceptions
• Second among Commodores, tied for sixth in the SEC
• At least two tackles in seven games
• Career-high six solo tackles at Missouri
• Forced fumble, four tackles in overtime win against Ole Miss
• Interception vs. Tennessee sealed Commodore victory
• Five tackles vs. Georgia
• Four solo stops, first collegiate interception vs. Middle Tennessee

As a Redshirt Freshman (2017)
• Four games played
• First collegiate action against Western Kentucky

As a Freshman (2016)
• Did not see action

The Coppet File 
• Prepped at St. Thomas Aquinas (Fla.)
• Consensus three-star prospect
• Senior captain
• 96 tackles (37 solo), four interceptions as a senior
• Led school to 13-1 record and 2015 7A state title
• 2015 7A all-state
• Led team to 2014 state championship
• Dade vs. Broward All-Star Game invitee
• Born in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
• Full name is Frank Jerrard Coppet
• Son of Frank Coppet and Trakel Lyas
• One brother, Fred Jr., and three sisters, Chelsea, Chambre and Chassity
• Brother was standout running back at Bowling Green State
• Enjoys fishing
• Majoring in sociology
• Attended same high school as Vanderbilt’s Dontye Williams, Tyler Steen, Grant Miller, Julian Hernandez and Lashawn Paulino-Bell
• Majoring in medicine, health and society

Career Highs:
Total Tackles:
6, at Missouri, 11/10/2018
Solo Tackles: 6, at Missouri, 11/10/2018
Interceptions: 1, (3x) last vs. Tennessee, 11/24/2018