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#18 Diante Vines

Height 6-0
Weight 187 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Danbury, Conn.
High School The Taft School

High School Honors — Earned All-New England and Erickson League first-team honors as a wide receiver and defensive back as a junior at Danbury High School and senior at Taft . . . back-to-back Player of the Week honors as a senior . . . earned all-conference honors as a defensive back as a sophomore . . . Career — Earned eight varsity letters while competing in football, basketball, and track . . . played wide receiver, quarterback, defensive back, along with kick returns . . . prep team won Erickson League championship and Todd Marble Bowl as a junior . . . two-year record of 13-4 . . . set school record with 100-yard interception return . . . holds career records at Taft for receiving yards, receptions, and touchdown receptions . . . team captain as a junior . . . had 48 receptions and eight receiving touchdowns as a senior, with three rushing touchdowns, one kickoff return touchdown, and two defensive touchdowns (interception and fumble return) . . . recorded 14 tackles and four interceptions on defense, with two recovered fumbles and one forced fumble . . . had 184 yards on three kickoff returns . . . as a junior recorded 51 receptions for 602 yards and 12 touchdowns at Taft . . . at Danbury as a junior, recorded 68 tackles, four interceptions, three forced fumbles, and three recovered fumbles . . . collected 58 tackles as a sophomore, with four interceptions, four forced fumbles, and four recovered fumbles.

Personal — Born 2/5/01 . . . open major . . . earned Academic High Honors as a sophomore and junior . . . parents are Joyce Russoti and Marshall Vines . . . high school coach was Tyler Whitley.