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    Vince Cartaya
    Vince Cartaya

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Miami, Fla.

    High School:
    Belen Jesuit

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 233

    Position:
    Linebacker

    Eligibility:
    Jr.



    2000: Played in 10 games at fullback, starting seven ? Was moved to fullback from defensive end just before the start of the season ? Academic All-Big Ten.

    1999: Played in eight games ... Recorded two tackles, both against Miami (Ohio) ... Named scout of the week three times.

    High School: SuperPrep All-American ... SuperPrep Elite 100 ... PrepStar All-Region ... Two-time all-state and all-county selection ... Team MVP ... Team captain ... Recorded more than 300 tackles in his career at linebacker ... Picked off seven career passes, five as a senior ...?Caught 17 touchdowns in his career at tight end ... Will play in the Nike Dade vs. Broward County All-Star Game ... Earned 10 letters as a prep (3-football, 2-basketball, 5-track) ... Runs an 11.2 100 meters ... Also runs the 110- and 300-meter hurdles and throws the shot put and discus ... National Honor Society ... Spanish Honor Society ... Honor Roll all four years ... High school coach was Richard Stuart.

    Personal: Born Vince Christian Cartaya on 12/30/80 ... Son of Omar and Lucie Cartaya ... Secondary teaching major.

    Cartaya's Career Stats

    DEFENSE

    Year GP ST AT TT TFL INT PBU FF FR SAK
    1999 8 2 0 2 0/0 0 0 0 0 0/0