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  Ray Vinopal
Ray Vinopal

Player Profile
Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Youngstown, Ohio

High School:
Cardinal Mooney

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 200

Position:
DB

03/18/2014

Paul Chryst Transcript After Second Spring Practice

Pitt holds second practice of the Spring

12/26/2013

Little Caesars Pizza Bowl Post Game Notes

Pitt 30, Bowling Green 27

12/26/2013

Pitt vs. Bowling Green Post Game Notes

Pitt 30, Bowling Green 27; Little Caesars Pizza Bowl

11/16/2013

Pitt vs. North Carolina Post Game Quotes

North Carolina 34, Pitt 27

11/12/2013

This Week in Panthers Athletics

Ray Vinopal Named Pitt Athlete of the Week

12/26/2013

Pittsburgh vs. Bowling Green -- Little Caesar's Bowl

Football vs. Bowling Green -- Little Caesar's Bowl

10/19/2013

Pittsburgh vs. Old Dominion (USATSI)

Pittsburgh vs. Old Dominion (USATSI)

10/12/2013

Pittsburgh vs. No. 24 Virginia Tech - UTSI

Pittsburgh vs. No. 24 Virginia Tech - UTSI

10/27/2012

Pittsburgh vs. Temple

Pittsburgh vs. Temple

09/10/2011

Pittsburgh 35, Maine 29

Ray Graham ran for 121 yards and three touchdowns to lead Pittsburgh past Maine.

2012: Played in all 13 games, starting one contest (Youngstown State) in his first active season at Pitt...totaled 14 tackles and 1.5 sacks on the year...had a season-high four tackles and a sack vs. Buffalo...Big East All-Academic Football Team honoree.

2011: Sat out the season under NCAA guidelines after transferring from Michigan...named to the Big East All-Academic Football Team.

AT MICHIGAN (2010): Played in all 13 games, starting six contests at safety as a true freshman...totaled 33 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss, one interception and three pass breakups on the year...had a season-high seven tackles against Illinois and Purdue...made his first career start at Penn State and had six tackles...started the Gator Bowl against Mississippi State and had six tackles...had his first career interception, returning it 32 yards, against Bowling Green.

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year starter for perennial Ohio power Cardinal Mooney...selected first team Associated Press Division III All-Ohio...first team Northeast Lakes All-District...SuperPrep All-Midwest Team...posted 84 tackles, 16 pass breakups, four interceptions, four forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries as a senior...as a running back, rushed for 970 yards and scored 10 touchdowns...his junior year, rushed for 1,112 yards on offense and compiled 78 tackles, 11 PBUs and three interceptions on defense...led team to the Ohio Division III state championship and a 15-0 record as a senior...the Cardinals finished as the state runner-up his sophomore year...Mooney went 38-4 (.905) during his three years as a starter...played under Coach P.J. Fecko...also an all-state sprinter...ran on Mooney's two-time state champion 400-meter relay team...National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Raymond Charles Vinopal, born 11/5/91, is the son of Chuck and Marianne Vinopal...has three sisters...father played baseball at Youngstown State...sister Maggie played soccer at Walsh University...another sister, Amy, is a sophomore soccer player at Duquesne...business finance major.

Defense
G GS UT AT TOT TFL SACKS FR INT PBU
2010* 13 6 18 15 33 1.5-3 0.0 0 1 3
2012 13 1 8 6 14 1.5-4 1.5 0 0 0
2013 13 13 54 29 83 3.0-5 1.5 1 3 6
Career 39 20 80 50 130 6.0-12 3.0 1 4 9
* at Michigan