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Vincent Croce

FB
Position
6'4''
Height
275 lbs.
Weight
Redshirt Freshman
Class
Olney, Md.
Hometown
Our Lady of Good Counsel HS
High School

HONORS
2015
– One of UVA’s four team captains … one of two players that earned the Rock Weir Award for most improved during spring drills … shared the Iron Cavalier award for performance and dedication in the weight room.  2014 – Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

AT VIRGINIA

2015 – Appeared in all 12 games with four starts … also appeared on UVA’s punt shield … collected first career start, as well as first career rush and first career catch at No. 13 UCLA … caught second career reception at North Carolina … made a huge hit on a solo tackle during kick coverage against Georgia Tech … made a special teams tackle at Miami … recorded a special teams tackle at Louisville … made a special teams tackle against Duke. 2014 – Appeared in all 12 of UVA’s games … saw most of his time on special teams where he was part of 58 plays … ran on 26 offensive plays from a FB/TE position … made one tackle against Virginia Tech. 2013 – Appeared in eight of UVA’s 12 games … did not play against Duke, Georgia Tech, Miami or Virginia Tech … saw time mostly on special teams where he was a part of 75 total plays … played offense against VMI and Oregon. 2012 – Appeared in four of UVA’s 12 games … made collegiate debut at NC State … appeared in UVA’s final four games on special teams … was UVA’s scout team player of the week for the Georgia Tech game and Maryland game. 2011 – Redshirted … dressed for the William & Mary, Southern Miss, Idaho, Georgia Tech, NC State, Duke and Virginia Tech games, in addition to the Chick-fil-A Bowl against Auburn.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Defensive tackle at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Olney … ranked No. 9 in state by Rivals.com … rated No. 40 DT in nation by Rivals.com … ranked No. 36 DT in country by ESPN.com … received a scouts grade of 79 from ESPN.com … ranked No. 55 DT in nation by Scout.com … earned a three-star position rating from Scout.com, ESPN.com, and Rivals.com … named to ESPN RISE first-team All-Big School for Maryland … named 2010 All-Metro Defensive Player of the Year by The Washington Post … selected to play in the inaugural Chesapeake Bowl his senior year … recorded 84 tackles as a senior in coach Bob Malloy’s 5-2 defense … earned All-Metro honorable mention honors as a TE his junior season … part of a Falcons’ squad that captured two consecutive WCAC championships and finished the 2010 season ranked No. 72 nationally … earned his degree in kinesiology … currently studying in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies.