58 - Nico Caponi
Nico Caponi
Height: 6-3
Weight: 278
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Sandusky, Ohio
High School: Sandusky Perkins HS
Position: DL
gp 11
tk 17
sac 6.5
int -
ffum 2

as a Junior (2012): Starter on the defensive line in the nine games in which he played ... in the lineup for the first six games and last three contests of the season after being sidelined due to injury ... tallied 29 tackles (17 unassisted) ... responsible for two sacks, one versus UMass (Nov. 10) and the other at Toledo (Nov. 20) ... recorded three tackles for a loss ... earned Mid-American Conference Academic Honorable Mention recognition.

as a Sophomore (2011):
Academic All-MAC selection ... saw action in 10 games, starting on the defensive line in each ... starter the first game of the season at Ohio State (Sept. 3) as well as in the final nine contests of the campaign ... was sidelined for week No. 2 and No. 3 due to injury ... led the team with three fumble recoveries for a combined 30 yards (all 30 of those yards came off one recovery against Ohio on Oct. 22) ... those three recoveries ranked tied for the most in the league ... registered 30 tackles (6 solo) ... season-high seven stops (6 assisted) against FIU (Oct. 8) ... assisted on one sack and had two tackles for loss in that FIU contest ... finished the season with 2.5 tackles for loss (9 yards), 1.5 sacks (7 yards) and 1 pass breakup.

as a Freshman (2010): Played in all 12 games, making one start against Western Michigan (Oct. 23) ... recorded 10 total tackles (six solo) ... notched one tackle for loss (3 yards) ... blocked a field goal against Miami (Ohio) (Nov. 17).

at Sandusky Perkins HS: Named Division III first-team All-Ohio ... tabbed 22nd-best prospect in Ohio by Tom Lemming’s MaxPreps.com and CBS College Sports ... rated the ninth-best inside linebacker in Ohio by OhioVarsity.com ... also tabbed 2009 Sandusky Bay Conference Most Outstanding Performer ... tabbed first team Associated Press All-Northwest District and Northwest District Lineman of the Year after making 76 tackles and five sacks along with eight tackles for loss ... selected on the All-Journal Register Team ... as a junior, voted to the AP All-Northwest District second team as a linebacker ... in addition to being a defensive lineman, played linebacker, fullback and tight end.

Personal: Born July 10, 1992 ... son of Amy and Anthony Caponi ... has one sister, Mikaela.

Recent Games
Oct 12 at Northern Illinois L, 27-20
Oct 19 at Miami (Ohio) W, 24-17
Oct 26 Ball State L, 42-24
Nov 2 Kent State W, 16-7
Nov 16 at Massachusetts W, 14-13
Nov 29 Toledo W, 31-29
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 14 9
Assists 3 2
Tackles 17 11
Tackles per game 1.5 1.4
Sacks 6.5 3.5
Sack yards 31 17
Interceptions - -
Returned for touchdown - -
Fumble recoveries 2 1
Fumble return TDs - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Aug 29 at UCF L, 38-7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 James Madison W, 35-33 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Michigan L, 28-24 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Louisiana L, 35-30 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 at Bowling Green L, 31-14 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 Ohio L, 43-3 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 at Northern Illinois L, 27-20 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Miami (Ohio) W, 24-17 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Ball State L, 42-24 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 Kent State W, 16-7 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Massachusetts W, 14-13 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 29 Toledo W, 31-29 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Aug 29 at UCF L, 38-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 7 James Madison W, 35-33 - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Michigan L, 28-24 - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Louisiana L, 35-30 - - - - - - -
Sep 28 at Bowling Green L, 31-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 5 Ohio L, 43-3 - - - - - - -
Oct 12 at Northern Illinois L, 27-20 - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Miami (Ohio) W, 24-17 - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Ball State L, 42-24 - - - - - - -
Nov 2 Kent State W, 16-7 - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Massachusetts W, 14-13 - - - - - - -
Nov 29 Toledo W, 31-29 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Aug 29 at UCF L, 38-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 7 James Madison W, 35-33 - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Michigan L, 28-24 - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Louisiana L, 35-30 - - - - - - -
Sep 28 at Bowling Green L, 31-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 5 Ohio L, 43-3 - - - - - - -
Oct 12 at Northern Illinois L, 27-20 - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Miami (Ohio) W, 24-17 - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Ball State L, 42-24 - - - - - - -
Nov 2 Kent State W, 16-7 - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Massachusetts W, 14-13 - - - - - - -
Nov 29 Toledo W, 31-29 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Aug 29 at UCF L, 38-7 - - - - - 0
Sep 7 James Madison W, 35-33 - - - - - 0
Sep 14 at Michigan L, 28-24 - - - - - -
Sep 21 Louisiana L, 35-30 - - - - - 0
Sep 28 at Bowling Green L, 31-14 - - - - - 0
Oct 5 Ohio L, 43-3 - - - - - 0
Oct 12 at Northern Illinois L, 27-20 - - - - - 0
Oct 19 at Miami (Ohio) W, 24-17 - - - - - 0
Oct 26 Ball State L, 42-24 - - - - - 0
Nov 2 Kent State W, 16-7 - - - - - 0
Nov 16 at Massachusetts W, 14-13 - - - - - 0
Nov 29 Toledo W, 31-29 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Aug 29 at UCF L, 38-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 James Madison W, 35-33 - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Michigan L, 28-24 - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Louisiana L, 35-30 - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 at Bowling Green L, 31-14 - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 Ohio L, 43-3 - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 at Northern Illinois L, 27-20 - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Miami (Ohio) W, 24-17 - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Ball State L, 42-24 - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 Kent State W, 16-7 - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Massachusetts W, 14-13 - - - - - - - -
Nov 29 Toledo W, 31-29 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Aug 29 at UCF L, 38-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 James Madison W, 35-33 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Michigan L, 28-24 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Louisiana L, 35-30 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 at Bowling Green L, 31-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 Ohio L, 43-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 at Northern Illinois L, 27-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Miami (Ohio) W, 24-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Ball State L, 42-24 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 Kent State W, 16-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Massachusetts W, 14-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 29 Toledo W, 31-29 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Aug 29 at UCF L, 38-7 2 1 3 2 14 2 14 1 - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 James Madison W, 35-33 2 0 2 1 0 1 3 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Michigan L, 28-24 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Louisiana L, 35-30 1 0 1 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 at Bowling Green L, 31-14 1 0 1 1 5 1 5 1 - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 Ohio L, 43-3 1 1 2 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 at Northern Illinois L, 27-20 1 0 1 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Miami (Ohio) W, 24-17 3 0 3 2 9 2 9 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Ball State L, 42-24 2 1 3 0.5 3 0.5 3 - 1 - - - - - - -
Nov 2 Kent State W, 16-7 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Massachusetts W, 14-13 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 29 Toledo W, 31-29 1 0 1 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg
2010-11 12 - - - - - - - - -
2011-12 10 - - - - - - - - -
2012-13 9 - - - - - - - - -
2013-14 11 - - - - - - - - -
Total 42 - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2010-11 12 - - - - - - - -
2011-12 10 - - - - - - - -
2012-13 9 - - - - - - - -
2013-14 11 - - - - - - - -
Total 42 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2010-11 12 - - - - - - -
2011-12 10 - - - - - - -
2012-13 9 - - - - - - -
2013-14 11 - - - - - - -
Total 42 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2010-11 12 - - - - - - - 0
2011-12 10 - - - - - - - 0
2012-13 9 - - - - - - - 0
2013-14 11 - - - - - - - 0
Total 42 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2010-11 12 - - - - - - - -
2011-12 10 - - - - - - - -
2012-13 9 - - - - - - - -
2013-14 11 - - - - - - - -
Total 42 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2010-11 - - - - - - - - - -
2011-12 - - - - - - - - - -
2012-13 - - - - - - - - - -
2013-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - -
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2010-11 12 6 4 10 .8 - - 1 3 - - - - - - 1
2011-12 10 6 24 30 3.0 1.5 7 2.5 9 - 3 30 - - 1 -
2012-13 9 17 12 29 3.2 2 9 3 11 - - - - - 1 -
2013-14 11 14 3 17 1.5 6.5 31 6.5 34 2 1 0 - - - -
Total 42 43 43 86 2.0 10 47 13 57 2 4 30 - - 2 1
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg
Total 11 - - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 - - - - - - - - -
Losses 6 - - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - - -
December - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 11 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 - - - - - - - -
Losses 6 - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
December - - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 11 - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 - - - - - - -
Losses 6 - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - -
December - - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 11 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0

Home 6 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0

Wins 5 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 6 - - - - - - - 0

August 1 - - - - - - - 0
September 3 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 3 - - - - - - - 0
December - - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 11 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 - - - - - - - -
Losses 6 - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
December - - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -

August - - - - - - - - - -
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
December - - - - - - - - - -
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 11 14 3 17 1.5 6.5 31 6.5 34 2 1 0 - - - -
Conference 8 9 2 11 1.4 3.5 17 3.5 17 1 1 0 - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Home 6 7 2 9 1.5 1.5 3 1.5 6 - 1 0 - - - -
Away 5 7 1 8 1.6 5 28 5 28 2 - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 6 0 6 1.2 3 9 3 12 - - - - - - -
Losses 6 8 3 11 1.8 3.5 22 3.5 22 2 1 0 - - - -

August 1 2 1 3 3.0 2 14 2 14 1 - - - - - -
September 3 4 0 4 1.3 2 5 2 8 1 - - - - - -
October 4 7 2 9 2.2 2.5 12 2.5 12 - 1 0 - - - -
November 3 1 0 1 .3 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
December - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -