Vince Redd was signed by the Patriots as an undrafted free agent on May 2, 2008 ... Released by the Patriots (8/30/08) ... Signed to the Patriots practice squad (8/31/08) ... Signed to the Patriots' active roster (11/22/08).
2008 (5/0): Played in five of the final six games of the season after being signed to the active roster from the practice squad on Nov. 22 ... Recorded two tackles on defense and six tackles on special teams ... Made his NFL debut in the Patriots' victory over Miami (11/23) ... Tied for the team lead in special teams tackles twice (vs. PIT, at BUF) in 2008 ... Saw action on special teams coverage and return units against Pittsburgh (11/30) ... Tied for the team lead in special teams tackles with two ... On the opening kickoff, hit Carey Davis after just a 14-yard gain while forcing a fumble ... Played in reserve at linebacker and on special teams coverage and return units at Oakland (12/14) ... Made one tackle ... Saw action in reserve at outside linebacker and on special teams coverage units against Arizona (12/21) ... Batted down a Matt Leinart pass intended for Steve Breaston ... Tallied one tackle in coverage along with a special teams tackle ... Played in reserve on special teams coverage and return units at Buffalo (12/28) ... Tied for the team lead in special teams tackles, making two stops.
Played at Liberty in 2007 after beginning his college career at Virginia from 2004-05 ... In 2007, had 63 total tackles, 6.5 sacks and two interceptions ... Redshirted in 2006 ... In 2005, saw playing time in 10 out of 12 games at Virginia ... Finished with 16 tackles and three tackles for a loss ... In 2004 with the Cavaliers, played in all 12 games and saw time at linebacker and on special teams return units.
Vincent Redd was born the son of Valerie and Vincent Redd on September 1, 1985 ... Attended Elizabethton High School ... Tallied 104 tackles in his career ... Was also a standout on the basketball team ... Averaged 15 points and 12 rebounds per game ... Also lettered in track and finished fourth in the state championship in the shot put as a junior ... Served as an honorary coach in the 2008 BELL Bowl, a fundraiser at Gillette Stadium to benefit the BELL Foundation ... Participated in the 2008 Salvation Army Holiday Party at Gillette Stadium with nearly 250 children from the Boston and Providence Salvation Army centers ... Majored in general studies at Liberty.
- As a senior in high school, Vince scored a total of seven touchdowns using four different methods. He caught three passes for touchdowns, returned two fumbles for touchdowns, returned a kickoff for a touchdown and returned an interception for a touchdown.
- Vince enjoys playing basketball and has said that while he was learning to play football, his basketball skills helped to develop football skills such as lateral movement, hand-eye coordination, and ball awareness.
GP/GS (Playoffs): 5/0 (0/0)