Vincent Xanthos Athlete Profile

#76 Vincent Xanthos

Vincent Xanthos
Position: Offensive Line Height: 6-4 Weight: 273 Roster Years: 1997 | 2001-2003 Hometown: Ft Lauderdale, FL Last School: U of Minnesota

Personal

Parents are Tony and Gloria Xanthos ... majoring in business ... served a Church mission in New York, N.Y. ... didn't start playing football until sophomore year in high school ... recruited by Kansas State, Miami (Fla.), Florida, South Carolina, Colorado State, Princeton, Georgia and Notre Dame ... married to Nikki Tadlock, a member of the BYU swim team.

At BYU

In 2001: Competed in eight regular-season games as a sophomore... earned letterman honors... played a significant reserve role as an offensive lineman... helped provide protection for the nation's top-ranked offense.

Before BYU

A three-year letterwinner at St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. ... graduated with honors in 1996 ... high school team ranked among top-20 in the nation ... earned high school All-America and all-state honors ... also lettered in wrestling, track and volleyball ... a two-time state tournament qualifier in wrestling.
Lettered as a true freshman at Maryland in 1996 ... transferred to Minnesota in 1997.

Other College

Lettered as a true freshman at Maryland in 1996... transferred to Minnesota in 1997.




1997 | Redshirt Year

Redshirted after transferring from Maryland to Minnesota.

2001 | Sophomore Year

Competed in 8 regular-season games as a sophomore ... earned letterman honors ... played a significant reserve role as an offensive lineman ... helped provide protection for the nation's top-ranked offense.

2002 | Junior Year

Earned letterman honors ... played a critical backup role on the offensive line, seeing action in 9 of the Cougars' 12 games.

2003 | Senior Year

Did not participate in spring drills due to injury ... will compete for playing time during fall camp.