99 Vinny Mihota
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    • r-Sophomore
    • 6' 5"
    • 270 lbs.
    • Massaponax
    • Fredericksburg, Va.
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    Updated: December 15, 2015

    2015-16: Played in 11 games, making one start … Logged 193 plays, including 138 as defensive tackle and 55 on special teams … Registered nine tackles with 1.5 tackles for loss … Made two tackles versus No. 1 Ohio State and Furman … Appeared in the games at Purdue and East Carolina … Blocked a kick versus Pittsburgh … Took the field against NC State … Had two tackles with a half tackle for loss at Miami … Tallied one tackle versus No. 23 Duke … Appeared in the game at Georgia Tech … Collected two tackles with 1.0 tackle for loss and a forced fumble against No. 12 North Carolina … Had first collegiate start at Virginia.

    2014-15: Was redshirted … Posted a 355-pound bench press and a 400-pound squat in spring max testing … Earned the Dr. Richard Bullock Award for the most improvement in spring practice.

    2013-14: Enrolled in January, 2014 after graduating from high school early … Went through spring practice with the Hokies … Started at defensive end, but was moved inside to tackle early on.

    High School: Lettered four times at Massaponax High for Coach Eric Ludden … Missed most of his senior season with a broken foot … Was invited to the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl, but couldn’t play due to injury … Was ranked as the No. 29 player in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Listed as the No. 27 strongside defensive end in the nation and the No. 19 prospect in Virginia by Rivals … Ranked as the No. 14 strongside defensive end in the country and the No. 10 player in his state by 247Sports … Listed as the No. 86 defensive end in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 33 defensive end in the country, the No. 44 player in his region and the No. 13 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation … The district’s defensive player of the year as a junior … Named first-team all-area by The Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star and first-team all-state …Threw the shot put and discus on the track team, advancing to regionals both years … Played two years of ultimate frisbee as a forward, helping the team win the district title his sophomore year.

    Personal: Vincent Jules Mihota … Born July 18, 1996 in Carmichaels, Pa. … Son of John and Valerie Mihota … His older brother, Anthony, was a starting center for Virginia’s football team … Has a younger brother, Louis … Father was a Division III All-American at IUP and brother was an All-ACC selection … Majoring in electrical engineering.

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