Aeneas DiCosmo - Football - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#0 Aeneas DiCosmo Season 2023-24


Class Graduate
Height 6'3"
Weight 247
Hometown Montclair, N.J.
High School Bergen Catholic

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As a Graduate (2023)
• Started all 12 games
• Registered 6.0 tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks with three QB hurries
• Recorded at least 0.5 tackles for loss in four straight games against Missouri, Florida, Georgia and Ole Miss
• Forced a fumble in the game versus Georgia, marking the first of his career
• Recorded a sack, five tackles and a tackle for loss at Florida
• Made a season-best six tackles versus Missouri

Prior to Vandy
Competed at Stanford 2019-22
• Two-time Pac-12 All-Academic Honor Roll selection
• Made 26 tackles, including 2.5 for loss, as a senior in 2022, appearing in all 12 games
• Played in 11 games with five tackles as a junior, including first career tackle for loss versus Cal
• Saw the field on the Cardinal kickoff return unit when Stanford played at Vanderbilt in 2021
• Appeared in two games as a sophomore and four games as a freshman

The DiCosmo File
• Rated a four-star recruit by ESPN, as well as a top-30 outside linebacker in class by ESPN and Rivals
• Rated the eight-best recruit in New Jersey by ESPN and a top-15 player in the Garden State by 247Sports and Rivals
• Watkins Award finalist in 2019
• Made the finals of The Opening in 2018
• All-State honorable mention and a team captain as a senior
• Made 23 tackles, five for loss with two sacks, while adding a receiving touchdown as a senior, playing in just three games
• Named second team all-state as a junior, leading Bergen Catholic to a state championship
• Made 60 tackles, 17 for loss, with an interception as a junior
• Added 180 receiving yards and a touchdown on six catches during junior season
• Recorded 39 tackles, four sacks and two fumble recoveries in nine games as a sophomore
• Also competed in track and field
• Played for coach Vito Campanile at Bergen Catholic
• Father, Anthony, played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and collegiately at Boston College, while step-mother LaShada attended Northern Illinois
• Mother, Maia DeRoche, ran track at St. John’s
• Has four younger siblings, Phoenix-Orion, Amadeus, Cassiopeia and Persephone
• Pursuing a graduate degree in finance