Appeared in six games as Hickman's backup at center and saw important playing time with Hickman battling nagging injuries for much of the season. He played in three non-conference games, then saw his most extensive action against Iowa State when Hickman was sidelined with a leg injury.
Caputo played in seven games and helped the NU offense rank among the top 20 nationally in scoring, passing and total offense.
Was an outstanding two-way player for Millard North High School and Coach Fred Petito. Caputo helped Millard North reach four straight Class A state semifinals (2003-06) including a victory in the title game in 2005. For his efforts in 2006, Caputo was named to the Class A all-state team by both the Lincoln Journal Star and the Omaha World-Herald. Caputo received offers from several Division II schools, as well as being asked to walk-on at a handful of Division I schools before deciding on Nebraska.
Caputo was born on May 2, 1989, and he is the son of Tony and Maryann Caputo. Caputo is majoring in communication studies and has assisted with Nebraska's hospital visits, the Omaha Heart Walk and volunteered at Elliott Elementary School.