Q&A with Utah State safeties coach Mike Caputo

Safeties coach Mike Caputo
Wade Denniston, USU Athletic Media Relations

LOGAN – Mike Caputo was coached by a very familiar face during his last two seasons at Wisconsin. That man was Gary Andersen, and what Andersen got out of Caputo was an All-American safety as well as two bowl victories (2015 Outback Bowl, 2015 Holiday Bowl).

A consensus second-team all-Big Ten safety honoree as both a junior and a senior, Caputo was officially announced as the Aggies’ safeties coach on Dec. 18. Prior to his appointment with the Aggies, Caputo was a defensive graduate assistant for two years at LSU, helping the Tigers to a combined 18-7 record, including a 11-5 mark in the Southeastern Conference, and back-to-back New Year’s Bowl games.

Following one of the team’s practices last week, we caught up with Caputo for a Q&A.

Q: Talk about your first few months on the job as a first-time full-time assistant coach and being a …read more

Source:: Deseret News – Sports News

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