Vince Biegel Player Profile
February 1, 2012 1 Comment
Vince Biegel (6’3, 225, LB)
Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.
High School: Four-star recruit by ESPN, Rivals and Scout … No. 73 player nationally by Rivals … ranked as the No. 3 outside linebacker by Rivals, No. 15 by ESPN and No. 23 by Scout … top-ranked player in Wisconsin by ESPN and Rivals … finished his career with 425 tackles, 27 sacks, 10 interceptions, 10 forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries and four defensive touchdowns … in senior season, named U.S. Army, USA Today and Parade All-American … also the Gatorade Wisconsin Player of the Year and Conference Player of the Year … 2011 National Underclassman Midwest Ultimate Top 60 … winner of the John Anderson Award (outstanding linebacker) and finalist for the Dick Butkus Award … also selected as team captain and first-team all-state, all-region and all-conference … posted 172 tackles, 21 sacks, three interceptions, five forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and two defensive touchdowns as a senior … as a junior, recorded 171 tackles, six sacks, four interceptions, five forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and two defensive touchdowns … named team captain and first-team all-state, all-region and all-conference for his efforts … earned second-team all-conference honors as a sophomore after picking up 82 tackles and three interceptions as a safety … lettered in football, hockey and track and field … head coach was Tony Biolo
Personal: Parents are Rocky and Jamie Biegel … father, Rocky, played linebacker at BYU from 1988-92 and wrestled in 1992 … uncle, T.D. Biegel, played fullback at BYU from 1989-93 … grandfather, Ken Biegel, played linebacker and offensive guard at UW-Eau Claire … spent time speaking to youth sports teams and elementary and junior high schools … also volunteers at his church