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#18 Diante Vines

Height 6-0
Weight 190 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…dermatology major…earned Academic High Honors as a sophomore and junior…parents are Joyce Russoti and Marshall Vines…high school coach was Tyler Whitley.