Transfer trio joins Doris – Vanderbilt University Athletics – Athletics Official Site

Nashville, Tenn – Three transfer student-athletes are enrolled at Vanderbilt and will join the football team for spring practice in 2023. Eneas de Cosmo and Jacob Katona joined the Deans from Stanford, while Carson Castile transferred from Michigan State.

Di Cosmo is an outstanding defenseman from Montclair, New Jersey. He played in 29 games with Stanford and made 26 tackles last season including 2.5 for loss. Katona hails from Birmingham, Alabama, and will play defensive line. Castiel is a linebacker from Florence, Alabama, who appeared in eight games during his career at Michigan State.

The three transfers are joined by three early adopters as new faces on the roster for spring practice. Cedric AlexanderAnd Ethan Crisp And Gillen Roth They started their time at Vandy this month.

Alexander is a three-star runaway from Austin, Texas. Crisp is a three-star all-star from Mount Juliet, Tennessee, who plays linebacker. Ruth is a three-star linebacker who hails from Hawthorne, Florida.

Carson Castiel
Left back · Junior · 6-2/222
Florence, Ala/Florence/Michigan State

Before Fandy

  • I played at Michigan State for two seasons
  • Academic All-Big Ten in 2022
  • Witness action in the last eight games of 2022
  • Redshirted as a freshman in 2021

Castiel file

  • He was ranked 78th inside linebacker in his class by 247Sports
  • He was named a Top 75 Alabama player by ESPN and 247Sports
  • Made 66 tackles, including nine for loss, in just six first-team matches (season shortened due to Covid-19 pandemic)
  • He played two seasons at linebacker after starting his prep career as a defensive back
  • He also wrestled in high school, earning several times daily Wrestler of the year in 2019
  • He played for coach William Hester in Florence

Ines de Cosmo
Edge pg 6-2 / 251
Montclair, NJ / Bergen Catholic / Stanford

Before Fandy

  • Competed at Stanford 2019-22
  • A two-time Pac-12 All-Academic honors selection
  • He made 26 tackles, including 2.5 for loss, as a senior in 2022, and appeared in all 12 games
  • He played in 11 games with five tackles as a junior, including his first career tackle for loss against Cal
  • Watch the field in the Cardinal’s running back unit when Stanford plays Vanderbilt in 2021
  • He appeared in two games as a sophomore and four games as a freshman

DiCosmo file

  • Rated a four-star recruit by ESPN, as well as a top 30 outside player in the class by ESPN and Rivals
  • Rated the eight best recruit in New Jersey by ESPN and the top 15 player in the Garden State by 247Sports and Rivals
  • He was a finalist for the Watkins Award in 2019
  • He was a finalist at The Opening in 2018
  • Statewide Honorable Mention and Team Leader as a Senior Officer
  • Made 23 tackles, five for a loss by two sacks, while adding a receiving touchdown as a senior, and played in only three games
  • Named second team all-state as a junior, leading Bergen Catholics to the state championship
  • Made 60 tackles, 17 for loss, with an interception on a junior
  • Added 180 receiving yards and a touchdown on six catches during his junior season
  • Recorded 39 tackles, four sacks, and two recoveries in nine games as a sophomore
  • He also competed in track and field
  • He played for coach Vito Campanile at Bergen Catholic
  • Father, Anthony, played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and collegiately for Boston College
  • Mother, Maya Desroches, ran track at St. John’s
  • He has three younger siblings, Phoenix Orion, Amadeus and Cassiopeia

Jacob Katona
DL Jr. 6-4/272
Birmingham, Ala./Oak Mountain/Stanford

Before Fandy

  • Spent two seasons at Stanford (2021-22)
  • I haven’t seen a Cardinal action game

Katuna file

  • Made 64 tackles, 7.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and a blocked field goal as a senior
  • Member of the National Honor Society, Mo Alpha Theta, Ro Kappa, Spanish Honor Society, English Honor Society and Scientific Honor Society
  • She also played baseball in high school
  • He played for head coach Chris Bell at Oak Mountain
  • Father, Stephen, played baseball at South Alabama
  • The sisters, Maddie and Sarah, play collegiate softball at Dartmouth and Samford, respectively

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