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Wayne Capers Jr.
Wayne Capers Jr.

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, Pa.

High School:
Chartiers Valley

Last College:
Arizona

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 205

Position:
WR



11/08/2014

Bryant 20, Duquesne 17

Bryant 20, Duquesne 17

09/13/2014

Dayton at Duquesne Football

Dukes 33, Flyers 13

Mid-year transfer played in 14 games for the University of Arizona in 2012 & 2013 ... practiced with Duquesne in the spring of 2014 ... made the move to receiver in the spring after playing in the defensive backfield at UA.

as a sophomore at Arizona (2013)
Played in three contests on defense, posting one solo tackle and a pass break-up.

as a freshman at Arizona (2012)
Played in 11 games as a true freshman, mostly on special teams but also saw some time with the secondary ... was one of six true freshman to play on defense during the season ... earned his first career start at the "spur" position in the bowl game against Nevada ... had 10 solo and two assisted tackles for a total of 12 stops ... logged season-high seven tackles, including a tackle for a loss of two yards, and forced his first career fumble in the bowl win over the Wolf Pack ... broke up a pass againsr Oregon State.

High School
threw for 1,044 yards with nine touchdowns in 2011 at Chartiers Valley ... also rushed 59 times for 330 yards and seven TDs ... played quarterback and linebacker for the Colts ... also played guard for the highly-successful Chartiers Valley basketball team and was recruited to play at the collegiate level ... played alongside former Duquesne and current Arizona point guard T.J. McConnell while at CV ... his father, Wayne Sr., was an All-Big Eight receiver at the University of Kansas ... a second round pick (52nd overall) of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1983 NFL draft, Wayne Sr. went on to have a four year NFL career with the Steelers (1983-84) and Indianapolis Colts (1985-86) ... his mother, the former Robbin Smith, played in 82 games for the Kansas women's basketball team from 1979-80 through 1981-82 ... Robbin attended Pittsburgh's Schenley High School ... major: communication studies ... date of birth: 10/15/93.

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