Miles Capers - Football - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#29 Miles Capers


Class Senior
Height 6-4
Weight 227
Hometown Sumter, S.C.
High School Sumter

NIL on Opendorse

As a Junior (2023)
• Played in all 12 games and made 29 tackles and a sack
• Made his first career start at South Carolina and recorded four tackles
• Made a career-high seven tackles in the game versus Auburn
• Earned his first career sack at UNLV
• Comeback Player of the Year Watch List

As a Sophomore (2022)
• Missed the season due to an injury suffered during fall camp

As a Freshman (2021)
• Played in the final four games of the season
• Three total tackles

The Capers File
• Lettered two years at Sumter under coach Mark Barnes
• Three-star prospect by and
The No. 17 prospect in South Carolina as rated by and No. 30 by
Shifted from primary running back to the defensive line prior to junior season
• Helped the Fighting Gamecocks to an 8-1 record and No. 6 MaxPreps state ranking in 2020
• Team advanced to the semifinals of the South Carolina High School League (SCHSL) Class AAAAA state playoffs during senior season
• As a senior, totaled 57 tackles, one caused fumble and one fumble recovery
• Anchored a 2020 defense that allowed just 107 points, an average of 11.9 per game
• During junior campaign, tallied 19 tackles and 1.0 sack while contributing two rushing touchdowns
• Squad finished 10-1 during 2019 season with lone loss coming in the second round of the SCHSL Class AAAAA state playoffs
• Defense surrendered only 139 points in 11 games (12.6 points/game) as a junior
• A member of the track and field program
• Son of LaShonda and Charles Capers
• Majoring in medicine, health and society