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Vince Redd

Class: R-Senior
Position: OLB
Height: 6-6
Weight: 260

Previous School: Elizabethton (Virginia)

Hometown: Elizabethton, Tenn.

Previous School: Transferred to Liberty from Virginia just prior to the start of the 2006 season; however, did not play for the Flames last season … two-year letterwinner at Virginia … saw playing time in 10 out of the Cavaliers' 12 games in 2005 … finished the year with 16 tackles (10 solo and six assisted) and three tackles for a loss (four yards) … in 2004, he saw playing time in all 12 games … finished the year with six tackles, including one for a loss … saw playing time at linebacker and as part of the punt and kickoff punts.

Prep: Graduated from Elizabethton High School … PrepStar All-American ... listed as the No. 12 defensive end nationally by Tom Lemming ... No. 13 strongside defensive end by Rivals.com ... Rivals.com 4-Star player ... Border Wars Top 101 No. 10 defensive end ... nation's No. 23 defensive end by TheInsiders.com ... No. 63 player in the Southeast region by Rivals.com ... the No. 2 prospect in Tennessee according to Rivals.com ... All-Southern by the Orlando Sentinel ... third-team All-South by Fox Sports Net South ... first-team All-State by the Tennessee Sports Writers' Association ... 104 tackles and scored seven touchdowns in a variety of ways (caught three, returned two fumbles, a kickoff and an interception) his senior year ... Class AAAA All-State and Mountain Lakes Conference Defensive Player of the Year as a junior ... also a standout on his school's basketball team ... averaged 15.0 points and 12.0 rebounds per game ... first-team All-Watauga Conference, first-team All-East Tennessee, and first-team All-State on the hardwood ... lettered in track ... finished fourth in the state championship in the shot put as a junior.

Personal: Son of Vincent and Valerie Redd … comes from an athletic family as his father played football at East Tennessee State … birthday is on Sept. 1 … is a general studies major at Liberty.