Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Lucas Vincent


Fr., DT, 6-3, 285, Olathe, Kan. (North HS)

A tough and rugged player in the trenches who knows how to win … Finished his career on a team which went a perfect 13-0 and as state champions in 2009, while he’s also won a state wrestling individual title (going 34-1 in the heavyweight class) … His senior class went an outstanding 31-5 during his three years on varsity at Olathe North High School … ranks him as the nation’s No. 23 defensive tackle prospect … Ranked by as the nation’s No. 42 defensive tackle prospect … ranks him as the No. 6 overall prospect at any position coming out of the state of Kansas, and also as the nation’s No. 48-ranked defensive tackle prospect … Had a big performance in January at the Offense-Defense Sports All-American Bowl all-star game in Myrtle Beach, S.C., where he helped his team to a 35-0 win, thanks to his forcing a fumble and getting free for multiple quarterback sacks … Twice named a 1st-Team All-State performer on the defensive line … Had a big game in the state title game in 2009, as he made 7 tackles, 2 quarterback sacks, and added a safety and a pass break up for good measure … Had 4 quarterback sacks in all on the 2009 season, and added 6 forced fumbles, 18 tackles for loss and 1 blocked kick … Recorded 49 tackles as a junior in 2008, including 13 tackles for loss, 9 quarterback sacks, while adding 3 forced fumbles and a fumble recovery … High school coach – Pete Flood … Parents – Steve & Genia Vincent … Lists hobbies as hanging out with friends and playing X-Box … Chose Mizzou over Nebraska, Wisconsin, Kansas and Kansas State, among others.