99 - Vinston Painter Position: Defensive Tackle
Class: Freshman
Height: 6' 5"
Weight: 307 lbs.
High School: Maury
Hometown: Norfolk, Va.
photo A SuperPrep All-American for Coach Dealton Cotton at Maury High ... 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 CSTV.com'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 rivals.com ... Rated the No. 23 offensive tackle in the country by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. ... Ranked the No. 3 player in the Commonwealth by scout.com ... Rated the No. 6 prospect in Virginia by SuperPrep ... 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.

Personal: Vinston Eric Painter ... Born 10/11/89 in Norfolk, VA ... Son of Inez Painter ... Cousin is Tech receiver Randall Dunn.