#54 Austin Capps

OL | Jr | 6-4 | 311 | Star City, Ark. | Star City HS

2017 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll
2016-17 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

2017 (SOPHOMORE): Appeared in all 12 games with no starts … Nearly doubled his tackles from his freshman season with 22 on the year, including 1.5 sacks, across 272 defensive snaps … Made at least one tackle in 10 games … vs. No. 23 TCU (Sept. 9): Had three tackles and 0.5 sacks … vs. Texas A&M (Sept. 23): Recorded a sack to end a drive in the first quarter and finished with three tackles … vs. Missouri (Nov. 24): Logged a career-high in tackles (7) in the season finale.

2016 (FRESHMAN): Played in 12 of 13 games … Totaled 12 tackles, including 1.5 for loss and 0.5 sacks … Recorded at least one tackle in nine games … Made a tackle in each of his first five games … Tallied 0.5 tackles for loss in three games, including two SEC contests … vs. Texas State (Sept. 17): Picked up his first career half-sack in the first quarter on a third-and-five play to help force a punt … vs. No. 1 Alabama (Oct. 8): Logged two tackles, including 0.5 for loss on third-and-three in the fourth quarter to help set up a punt … vs. No. 11 Florida (Nov. 12): Made 0.5 tackles for loss in the second quarter.

HIGH SCHOOL: A four-star recruit by ESPN, Scout and 247Sports … Ranked the No. 173 overall player in the class and No. 19 defensive tackle by Scout … Tabbed a top 300 player by 247Sports at No. 223 and the No. 2 player in the state of Arkansas … Consensus top four player in the state and the top defensive tackle … Four-star ESPN ranking came with a grade of 80 … Named to the All-Arkansas Preps first team and Hawgs247 Class of 2016 All-State squad in 2015 … Earned Defensive MVP honors at the U.S. Army All-American Combine from 247Sports in 2015 … Totaled over 350 tackles, including more than 60 for loss, and 24 sacks the last three seasons at Star City … Collected 122 tackles, including 26 for loss, and eight sacks to help Star City to a 9-4 record in 2015 under head coach Jeff Furneaux … Also played on the offensive line at Star City with 113 pancake blocks … Followed breakout sophomore season with 129 tackles and nine sacks as a junior … Named an Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Super Sophomore after recording 117 tackles, including 21 for loss and seven sacks … Blocked four kicks and two punts over his career … Started every game after being called up from junior high in 2012 … Won a Class 4A state title in baseball as a junior while batting .415 with five home runs and 31 RBIs … Hit .421 as a junior and .471 as a freshman … Chose Arkansas over Ole Miss, Mississippi State and Louisville.

PERSONAL: Born on Aug. 21, 1997 … Son of Thea and the late Greg Capps … Has a younger sister, Mary Catherine … His uncle Reece Parham, aunt Susie Chastain Parham and cousin Adam Parham all graduated from the University of Arkansas … Agricultural business major.

2017 Game-By-Game

Florida A&M1/00110.0-00.0-000-00-000
vs. Texas A&M1/01231.0-51.0-500-00-000
New Mexico State1/00000.0-00.0-000-00-000
at South Carolina1/01010.0-00.0-000-00-000
at Alabama1/00110.0-00.0-000-00-001
at Ole Miss1/00220.0-00.0-000-00-000
Coastal Carolina1/00000.0-00.0-000-00-000
at LSU1/00220.0-00.0-000-00-000
Mississippi State1/00110.0-00.0-000-00-000

2016 Game-By-Game

LOUISIANA TECH1/01120.0-00.0-000-00-000
at TCU1/00110.0-00.0-000-00-000
TEXAS STATE1/00110.5-40.5-400-00-000
vs. Texas A&M-----------
ALCORN STATE1/01120.0-00.0-000-00-000
OLE MISS1/00000.0-00.0-000-00-000
at Auburn1/00000.0-00.0-000-00-000
at Mississippi State1/00110.0-00.0-000-00-000
at Missouri1/00000.0-00.0-000-00-000
vs. Virginia Tech1/01010.0-00.0-000-00-000

Career Stats