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Terrell Vinson
Terrell Vinson

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Irvine, Calif.

Last College:
Saddleback College

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 180

Position:
Cornerback



2006: Signed with Purdue prior to start of training camp ... did not play in first two games while gaining eligibility ... started last 11 games ... led team with seven pass breakups ... ranked fifth with 73 tackles (57 solo, 16 assists), including 2.0 for loss, with one interception and one forced fumble ... made first start vs. Ball State on Sept. 16 and came up with key interception in end zone ... had season-high nine tackles (8 solo, 1 assist) at Notre Dame on Sept. 30 ... recorded two pass breakups vs. Penn State on Oct. 28 ... had season-high three pass breakups and seven solo tackles vs. Indiana on Nov. 18 ... forced fumble and led squad with eight tackles (6 solo, 2 assists) at Hawai'i on Nov. 25.

Saddleback College: Picked off five interceptions, returning two for touchdowns, and recovered three fumbles in 2005 ... ranked fifth on team in tackles ... did not play in 2004 after suffering broken right knuckle ... coach was Mark McElroy ... teammate of Hawai'i quarterback Colt Brennan.

Wyoming: Played in eight games in 2003 ... recorded six tackles (all solos) with one interception and one pass breakup ... interception came vs. Brigham Young on Oct. 18 ... had a 10-yard punt return vs. Montana State on Aug. 30.

High School: Two-time all-conference performer at Irvine High School ... played cornerback as junior and safety and running back his senior season ... named all-county and league Co-Offensive Player of the Year after rushing for 1,940 yards on 372 carries (5.2 average) and scoring 26 touchdowns as senior ... caught 32 passes for 330 yards (10.3 average) and five touchdowns ... had three interceptions ... coach was Terry Henigan.

Personal: Given name is Terrell D. Vinson ... born Sept. 3, 1984 ... law and society major.