Graduated Sanaluces High School and regarded as one of Florida’s top three defensive linemen.

USA TODAY Second-Team All-American

SuperPrep All-American

No. 10 defensive lineman nationally.

Rated the No. 10 defensive lineman in the Southeast Region

No. 7 overall prospect in Florida Super Southern 100

National Top 100

No. 2 defensive tackle in Florida on the Florida Times-Union Super 75 list

National Blue Chip All-American nose tackle by recruiting analyst Max Emfinger…timed at 5.2 in the 40…made 88 tackles as a junior, while being double-teamed…

Finished my senior season with 72 tackles, with 11 sacks.



In 1999, ranked among the top 25 HS senior football players in the United States. That year Santaluces Community High School was No. 1 in the county on defense, allowing less than 100 yards per game. “Vince was the top-rated lineman in Florida, 1999 All-Southern football team, All-America honors.”