Miles Capers - Football - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#29 Miles Capers


Class Freshman
Height 6'5"
Weight 230
Hometown Sumter, S.C.
High School Sumter

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
• Undeclared major