2007 Scouting Report: Experienced letterman who eyes the starting center assignment this year...served as the chief backup at that position each of the last three seasons...also has been a special teams contributor during his career...praised by offensive line coach Paul Dunn for his leadership and smarts.
2006: Played in all 12 games to letter for a third year...contributed on special teams and as the top reserve at center.
2005: Played in all 11 games to earn his second letter...contributed as the second-string center and on special teams.
2004: Appeared in six games as the chief reserve at center to letter...saw his most extensive playing time at South Florida when he replaced the injured Justin Belarski on the opening series and played the balance of the game, a 43-14 victory.
2003: Redshirted as a true freshman.
High School: First team All-Ohio Division II for state champion Chaminade-Julienne High...first team All-Southwest Ohio...first team all-area...first team All-Greater Catholic League...All-Dayton Catholic...Greater Cincinnati-Dayton Catholic League North Division Offensive Lineman of the Year...three-year starter at center...led Chaminade-Julienne to the 2002 Ohio Division II championship and a 14-1 record...team went 30-9 (.769) during his three years as a starter, including state playoff berths each season...selected to play in the Ohio All-Star Classic...SuperPrep All-Midwest Team...PrepStar All-Midwest Region...rated one of the top 50 prospects in Ohio by Rivals.com...rated the nation's No. 13 center prospect by Rivals.com...played under Coach Jim Place...earned three football letters.
Personal: Christopher Charles Vangas, born 4/13/85, is the son of Rod and Becky Vangas...has one brother... administration of justice major.
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