5 Ronnie Vinson
2014 - Senior Season
Appeared in all 12 contests, making nine starts in the secondary… Totaled 48 stops (26 solo)… Tallied 2.5 tackles for loss… Notched two interceptions… Had a pair of breakups… Returned an interception 50 yards for a game-winning touchdown against Tennessee Tech (Sept. 20)… Made a season-high 10 tackles at Southeast Missouri (Oct. 4)… Contributed to the OVC’s top total defense (303.2 yards per game) and pass defense (153.3 yards per game)…
2013 - Redshirt Junior Season
Played in all 14 contests and made one start at UT Martin (10/19)… Recorded nine tackles on the year, seven solo… Had a season-high two stops at Jacksonville State (10/12)… Broke up a pass at UT Martin (10/19)…
2012 - Redshirt Sophomore Season
Saw action in all 11 contests, making nine starts... Recorded 25 solo stops and assisted on five more... Had one tackle for loss at Murray State (11/3)... Forced an fumble against Eastern Kentucky (10/6)... Recovered a fumble in the opener versus Florida A&M... Picked off two passes, one in each of TSU's last two contests... Broke up three passes on the year
Played in seven games with no starts in 2011...Saw action on special teams and served as a reserve defensive back ... Made his first tackle of the season against Georgia in the SEC Championship Game ... Can line up at safety or cornerback for the Tigers...Made one tackle each against Florida and Tennessee in 2010 before redshirting after an injury…Granted a redshirt in 2010 after suffering an injury just three games into the season...Played in only three games...Saw action on special teams and served as a reserve defensive back...Made two tackles - a solo stop against Florida and an assisted tackle versus Tennessee.
One of the top prospects in the state of Louisiana...An all-around athlete who played safety, running back and wide receiver in high school...A member of Rivals 250...Also rated the No. 4 prospect in Louisiana and the No. 13 athlete in the nation by Rivals.com...Rated the No. 26 safety in the country by Scout.com...Named to the New Orleans Times-Picayune's Blue-Chip List, the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen, and the Super Southeast 120 by the Mobile Press Register...As a junior he rushed for over 800 yards and 13 touchdowns, had over 450 yards receiving with two more touchdowns and also had 75 tackles as a safety...Registered 59 tackles, two interceptions and scored two defensive touchdowns as a senior... Rushed for 1,145 yards and 14 TDs as a senior...Named LSWA 2A all-state his senior year in 2009.
Full name is Ronnie McVae Vinson...Born Jan. 22, 1992...Parents are Bridget and Ronnie Vinson.