Vinston Painter Position: Offensive Tackle
Height: 6-5
Weight: 300
High School: Maury
Hometown: Norfolk, Va.
photo RANKINGS: Ranked the No. 4 player in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times ... Listed as the No. 80 player on the Scout Top 100 ... Rated the No. 81 overall prospect in the country by's Tom Lemming ... Ranked the No. 4 offensive guard in the country by SuperPrep ... Ranked the No. 14 offensive tackle in the country and the No. 5 player in the state of Virginia by ... Rated the No. 23 offensive tackle in the country by, Inc. ... Ranked the No. 3 player in the Commonwealth by ...Rated the No. 6 prospect in Virginia by SuperPrep ...

THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on December 4, 2007 ... A SuperPrep All-American ... Named first-team Group AAA all-state as an offensive tackle by The Associated Press his senior year ... Earned first-team All-Tidewater and first-team All-Eastern District honors on the offensive line as both a junior and senior ... Also was second-team all-district as a defensive tackle ... Named to the G&W Recruiting Report Preseason ACC Area Offensive Team ... Earned AP Group AAA first-team all-state honors his junior season ... Comes from the same high school as current Hokies Kam Chancellor and Prince Parker ... Player host was Kam Chancellor ... Recruited by Curt Newsome.