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8 Dante Nepa
8 - Dante Nepa
Height: 6-4
Weight: 220
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Santa Rosa Valley, Calif.
High School: Viewpoint
Position: WR
gp 10
yds 311
yds/g 31.1
td 5

School Records:

  • Career: No. 5 in receiving touchdowns (17); No. 10 in receiving yards (1,488)
  • Season: No. 5 in receptions (62 in 2016); No. 6 in receiving yards (899 in 2016)

2018:

  • Played in all 10 games
  • Totaled 27 receptions for 311 yards (11.5 yards per catch) and five touchdowns on the season
  • Caught seven passes for 71 yards and a touchdown versus St. Norbert
  • Hauled in five receptions for 45 yards and a touchdown at Washington-St. Louis
  • Team co-captain

2017:

  • Played in nine games
  • Totaled 18 receptions for 278 yards (15.4 yards per catch) and four touchdowns on the season
  • Hauled in three catches for 92 yards, including a 70-yard touchdown versus Cornell
  • Posted four receptions for 72 yards and one touchdown at Illinois College

2016:

  • UAA Rookie of the Year
  • Second Team All-UAA, Honorable Mention All-SAA
  • Played in all 10 games
  • Ranked second on the team in receptions (62) while leading the Maroons in receiving yards (899) and receiving touchdowns (8) for 14.5 yards per catch
  • Caught seven passes for 190 yards and two touchdowns at Sewanee
  • Hauled in nine passes for 149 yards versus Carnegie Mellon
  • Tallied four receptions for 131 yards and three touchdowns against Millsaps
  • Posted four games with at least 100 receiving yards and three games with multiple touchdowns

Personal:

  • Major: Public Policy
  • UChicago activities: member of the Order of the "C"
  • Participated in four years of football, two years of track & field, one year of soccer and one year of lacrosse in high school
  • As a senior, he totaled 1,492 all-purpose yards, 77 receptions, 1,186 receiving yards and 14 receiving touchdowns. On defense, he tallied 64 tackles, four interceptions, two forced fumbles, one sack and one touchdown.
  • Team MVP, First Team All-League, Second Team All-County, First Team All-CIF
  • Ventura County All-Academic Team, NFF Scholar Athlete Award
  • In track & field, won the 2015 4x100 relay league championship, team MVP
  • Two-time Headmasters List, two-time Principals List, four-time Scholar-Athlete Award, Honors and AP student
  • Four-year member of the Upper School Advanced Orchestra
Recent Games
Oct 6 at Lawrence W, 49-0
Oct 13 St. Norbert L, 21-20
Oct 20 at Beloit W, 63-0
Oct 27 Ripon W, 35-6
Nov 3 at Macalester W, 28-21
Nov 10 Lake Forest W, 48-16
Statistics category Overall Conf
Receptions 27 13
Yards 311 165
Yards per game 31.1 33.0
Yards per catch 11.5 12.7
Touchdowns 5 2
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 1 at Washington (Mo.) L, 24-17 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 Simpson L, 21-0 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Illinois College W, 56-9 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Cornell College W, 49-0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Lawrence W, 49-0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 St. Norbert L, 21-20 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Beloit W, 63-0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Ripon W, 35-6 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Macalester W, 28-21 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Lake Forest W, 48-16 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 1 at Washington (Mo.) L, 24-17 - - - - - - -
Sep 8 Simpson L, 21-0 - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Illinois College W, 56-9 - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Cornell College W, 49-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Lawrence W, 49-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 13 St. Norbert L, 21-20 - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Beloit W, 63-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Ripon W, 35-6 - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Macalester W, 28-21 - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Lake Forest W, 48-16 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 1 at Washington (Mo.) L, 24-17 5 45 9.0 22 1 - -
Sep 8 Simpson L, 21-0 2 31 15.5 17 0 - -
Sep 22 Illinois College W, 56-9 2 38 19.0 28 1 - -
Sep 29 at Cornell College W, 49-0 1 6 6.0 6 0 - -
Oct 6 at Lawrence W, 49-0 1 25 25.0 25 0 - -
Oct 13 St. Norbert L, 21-20 7 71 10.1 22 1 - -
Oct 20 at Beloit W, 63-0 2 16 8.0 9 0 - -
Oct 27 Ripon W, 35-6 1 18 18.0 18 0 - -
Nov 3 at Macalester W, 28-21 2 35 17.5 23 1 - -
Nov 10 Lake Forest W, 48-16 4 26 6.5 9 1 - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 1 at Washington (Mo.) L, 24-17 - - - - - 0
Sep 8 Simpson L, 21-0 - - - - - 0
Sep 22 Illinois College W, 56-9 - - - - - 0
Sep 29 at Cornell College W, 49-0 - - - - - 0
Oct 6 at Lawrence W, 49-0 - - - - - 0
Oct 13 St. Norbert L, 21-20 - - - - - 0
Oct 20 at Beloit W, 63-0 - - - - - 0
Oct 27 Ripon W, 35-6 - - - - - 0
Nov 3 at Macalester W, 28-21 - - - - - 0
Nov 10 Lake Forest W, 48-16 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 1 at Washington (Mo.) L, 24-17 - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 Simpson L, 21-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Illinois College W, 56-9 - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Cornell College W, 49-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Lawrence W, 49-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 St. Norbert L, 21-20 - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Beloit W, 63-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Ripon W, 35-6 - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Macalester W, 28-21 - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Lake Forest W, 48-16 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 1 at Washington (Mo.) L, 24-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 Simpson L, 21-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Illinois College W, 56-9 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Cornell College W, 49-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Lawrence W, 49-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 St. Norbert L, 21-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Beloit W, 63-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Ripon W, 35-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Macalester W, 28-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Lake Forest W, 48-16 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 1 at Washington (Mo.) L, 24-17 1 - 45 - - 45
Sep 8 Simpson L, 21-0 1 - 31 - - 31
Sep 22 Illinois College W, 56-9 1 - 38 - - 38
Sep 29 at Cornell College W, 49-0 1 - 6 - - 6
Oct 6 at Lawrence W, 49-0 1 - 25 - - 25
Oct 13 St. Norbert L, 21-20 1 - 71 - - 71
Oct 20 at Beloit W, 63-0 1 - 16 - - 16
Oct 27 Ripon W, 35-6 1 - 18 - - 18
Nov 3 at Macalester W, 28-21 1 - 35 - - 35
Nov 10 Lake Forest W, 48-16 1 - 26 - - 26
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 1 at Washington (Mo.) L, 24-17 6 - 1 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 8 Simpson L, 21-0 0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 22 Illinois College W, 56-9 6 - 1 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 29 at Cornell College W, 49-0 0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 6 at Lawrence W, 49-0 0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 13 St. Norbert L, 21-20 6 - 1 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 20 at Beloit W, 63-0 0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 27 Ripon W, 35-6 0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 3 at Macalester W, 28-21 6 - 1 - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 10 Lake Forest W, 48-16 6 - 1 - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 1 at Washington (Mo.) L, 24-17 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 Simpson L, 21-0 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Illinois College W, 56-9 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Cornell College W, 49-0 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Lawrence W, 49-0 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 St. Norbert L, 21-20 1 0 1.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Beloit W, 63-0 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Ripon W, 35-6 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Macalester W, 28-21 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Lake Forest W, 48-16 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2016-17 10 0 1 .0% 0 0.0 0.0 0 1 0 -200.0
2017-18 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2018-19 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2019-20 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 38 0 1 .0% 0 0.0 0.0 0 1 0 -200.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2016-17 10 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 9 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 10 - - - - - - - -
2019-20 9 - - - - - - - -
Total 38 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2016-17 10 62 6.2 899 89.9 14.5 8 66
2017-18 9 18 2.0 278 30.9 15.4 4 70
2018-19 10 27 2.7 311 31.1 11.5 5 28
2019-20 9 35 3.9 475 52.8 13.6 9 38
Total 38 142 3.7 1963 51.7 13.8 26 70
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2016-17 10 - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 9 - - - - - - - 0
2018-19 10 - - - - - - - 0
2019-20 9 - - - - 0 0 - 0
Total 38 - - - - 0 0 - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2016-17 10 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 9 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 10 - - - - - - - -
2019-20 9 - - - - - - - -
Total 38 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - -
2018-19 - - - - - - - - - -
2019-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2016-17 10 - 899 - - 899 89.9
2017-18 9 - 278 - - 278 30.9
2018-19 10 - 311 - - 311 31.1
2019-20 9 - 475 - - 475 52.8
Total 38 - 1963 - - 1963 51.7
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2016-17 48 4.8 - 8 - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 24 2.7 - 4 - - - - - - - 0
2018-19 30 3.0 - 5 - - - - - - - 0
2019-20 56 6.2 - 9 - - - - 0 - 1 0
Total 158 4.2 - 26 - - - - 0 - 1 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2016-17 10 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 9 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 10 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2019-20 9 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Total 38 1 0 1.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
September 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 10 - - - - - - - -
Conference 5 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 10 27 2.7 311 31.1 11.5 5 28
Conference 5 13 2.6 165 33.0 12.7 2 25
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 16 3.2 184 36.8 11.5 3 28
Away 5 11 2.2 127 25.4 11.5 2 25
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 13 1.9 164 23.4 12.6 3 28
Losses 3 14 4.7 147 49.0 10.5 2 22
-
September 4 10 2.5 120 30.0 12.0 2 28
October 4 11 2.8 130 32.5 11.8 1 25
November 2 6 3.0 61 30.5 10.2 2 23
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 10 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 5 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 3 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 4 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 2 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 10 - - - - - - - -
Conference 5 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 10 - 311 - - 311 31.1
Conference 5 - 165 - - 165 33.0
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 5 - 184 - - 184 36.8
Away 5 - 127 - - 127 25.4
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 7 - 164 - - 164 23.4
Losses 3 - 147 - - 147 49.0
-
September 4 - 120 - - 120 30.0
October 4 - 130 - - 130 32.5
November 2 - 61 - - 61 30.5
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 30 3.0 - 5 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 12 2.4 - 2 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 18 3.6 - 3 - - - - - - - 0
Away 12 2.4 - 2 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 18 2.6 - 3 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 12 4.0 - 2 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 12 3.0 - 2 - - - - - - - 0
October 6 1.5 - 1 - - - - - - - 0
November 12 6.0 - 2 - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 10 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 5 1 0 1.0 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 1 0 1.0 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 3 1 0 1.0 .3 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 4 1 0 1.0 .3 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -