Wiley_LaDarius

LaDarius Wiley

Defensive Back

#30

Experience: R

Height: 6-1

Age: 23

Weight: 210 lbs

College: Vanderbilt

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Preseason

WK Game Date OPP RESULT Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF FR
2 08/17/2019 Patriots L 17 - 22
1 08/08/2019 @Eagles W 27 - 10

Biography

Signed by the Titans as an undrafted free agent on May 13, 2019 following a tryout during rookie minicamp…appeared in 52 games with 32 starts in five seasons at Vanderbilt…his 32 career starts were the most of any active Vanderbilt defensive back at the conclusion of his senior season…departed the program as the Commodores’ active career leader in tackles and forced fumbles... totaled 255 tackles, six tackles for loss, two sacks, two interceptions, 14 passes defensed, 14 forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries.

As a senior (2018), started all 13 games at safety and finished the season with 83 total tackles (third on team), one sack, 1.5 tackles for loss, one interception, four passes defensed and four forced fumbles…registered at least four tackles in 12 of 13 games...against Nevada (9/8), registered a sack…at Kentucky (10/20), posted a season-high 11 tackles…at Missouri (11/10), notched a career-high two forced fumbles…against Mississippi (11/17), recorded an interception and 20-yard return…against Baylor in the Texas Bowl (12/27), recorded five stops…as a junior (2017), started all 12 games at safety...finished the year with a team-leading 88 total tackles...also contributed one tackle for loss, one interception, one forced fumble and five passes defensed...produced the most tackles by a Commodore defensive back since Kenny Ladler’s 90 stops in 2013...posted double-digit tackle totals against four opponents, topped by a career-high 14-tackle effort against Alabama (9/23)...earned Bednarik Award National Defensive Player of the Week honors for his performance in a win over nationally-ranked Kansas State (9/16), totaling 11 tackles, a game-sealing interception and two passes defensed...as a sophomore (2016), played in all 13 contests with seven starts…ranked second on the squad with 76 total tackles and also contributed 2.5 tackles for loss, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, and four passes defensed...as a redshirt freshman (2015), participated in all 12 contests, contributing at cornerback, nickel back and on coverage units...concluded the season with eight total tackles, one tackle for loss and one fumble recovery…as a true freshman (2014), appeared in two games before being sidelined by injury…graduated from Vanderbilt with a degree in medicine, health & society and began postgraduate work toward a Master’s of Education.

High school/personal: attended Cathedral (Los Angeles, Calif.) High School…multi-year captain and a two-way starter at cornerback and wide receiver...as a senior at cornerback, posted 35 tackles, five interceptions and 18 passes defended…also produced seven touchdowns and 503 yards as a wideout as a senior...as a junior, helped Cathedral to the Division IV state playoffs and a 10-3 mark with two interceptions on defense and 13 touchdowns on offense…also lettered in track & field and basketball… son of Sue Markham Wiley and the late Lincoln Wiley Jr...has five brothers: Larry, Lincoln, London, Logan and LaVario...his mother, Sue, works for the U.S. Postal Service…worked summers as a counselor at the Boys & Girls Club...@LDtheking13 on Twitter…born LaDarius Ray Wiley on June 3, 1996 in Inglewood, Calif.

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