Los Angeles, Calif.
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6-1 / 210
Dore Jam Saturday 4-6 p.m. inside Multipurpose Facility
Five starters, nine letterwinners back in veteran-laden unit
Commodores impress in featured practice of Spring Ball
Squad will host Spring Showcase event for fans March 25
Best moments from the 'Dores in 2016
Check out the USA Today photo gallery from the game between Vanderbilt and No. 11 Auburn.
Vanderbilt at Georgia (10/15/16)
Vanderbilt at Kentucky on Oct. 8, 2016.
Vanderbilt at Western Kentucky (Sept. 24, 2016)
USATSI Gallery - Vanderbilt @ Georgia Tech
Wiley enjoyed his finest season in his third year on campus... As a seven-game starter at safety who played in all 13 contests, Wiley became one of the Commodores' most productive defenders... Concluded the season second to linebacker Zach Cunningham with 50 solo tackles and 76 total tackles... Also contributed 2.5 tackles for loss, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, and four defensed passes... Registered at least three tackles in 12 games, topped by a 10-tackle performance at Florida... Had a tackle for loss and seven stops in Vanderbilt's win at Georgia, and seven solo tackles in the finale against Tennessee... Contributed forced fumbles against Tennessee State and Auburn, and recoveries versus Middle Tennessee and Missouri.
Wiley participated in every game as a two-year player, contributing at cornerback, nickel back and on coverage units... Concluded the season with eight total tackles, one tackle for loss and a fumble recovery... Set career best with three solo tackles at Florida... Registered first fumble recovery in win over Missouri.
Wiley saw limited action during an early-season games, but was forced to sidelines for much of the season by injury... Played limited snaps in defensive secondary against Ole Miss prior to being sidelined... Do not register any defensive stats during playing time.
Multi-year captain for Los Angeles private school... Two-way starter at CB and WR... As senior CB, posted 35 tackles, five interceptions and 18 passes defended for Phantoms' squad that finished 6-5... Also produced seven TDs and 503 yards as WR... As junior, helped Cathedral to Division IV state playoffs and 10-3 mark by contributing 38 tackles, two interceptions and five forced fumbles on defense... Also registered 13 TDs on 45 receptions as an WR... Earned team's co-Offensive MVP as junior... Also lettered in track & field and basketball.
LaDarius R. Wiley... Working toward a major in Medicine, Health & Society... Born on June 3, 1996... Son of Sue Markham Wiley and Lincoln Wiley Jr... Has five brothers: Larry, Lincoln, London, Logan and LaVario... Dad works for Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway; mom works for U.S. Postal Service; Worked summers as counselor at local Boys & Girls Club... Video game enthusiast.
Total Tackles: 10, vs. FLorida, 10/1/2016
Solo Tackles: 7, vs. Tennessee, 11/26/2016