37  Vinny Zaccario
Vinny Zaccario

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tampa, FL

High School:
Newsome HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 190

Position:
Kicker

Experience:
1L


2008: Played in six of 13 games...Seventh on the team in scoring with 28 points...Was one of eight true freshmen to see action in 2008...Finished his rookie season 6-of-8 on field goals and 10-of-11 on PATs...Was successful on all five field goal attempts from 20-39 yards...Also handled 35 kickoffs with an average of 51.9 yards on his kicks...Arkansas State: Walk-on true-freshman kicked 11 points for Memphis in his first collegiate action after finding out he would handle kicking duties minutes before the game due to an injury to Matt Reagan...Went 3-for-3 on field goals with kicks of 20, 37 and 40 yards...Gave Memphis a lead it never relinquished in the third quarter on a 37-yard field goal, putting the Tigers up 19-17...The 11 points kicking is a team season high...Kicked the 40-yard field goal midway through the fourth quarter to increase the Memphis lead to five...Converted on this first career field goal attempt on a 20-yarder in the second quarter...Was 2-for-3 on PATs with his second attempt blocked...Also handled the kickoff duties and had seven kicks for an average distance of 51 yards...The three field goals in the game ties for a Conference USA season high and ties the Memphis season high...UAB: Kicked the game-winning field goal with two seconds remaining on the clock to give Memphis a 33-30 victory...Had nine points and was 2-for-2 on field goal attempts and 3-for-3 in PATs...Is the first kicker to start his Memphis career a perfect 5-for-5 in field goals since Ryan White went a perfect 16-for-16 in 1998...Booted a 34-yard field goal with 11 minutes remaining in the game...Named the C-USA Special Teams Player of the Week...Louisville: Perfect on a career high four PATs in four attempts...Had a career long field goal attempt of 47 yards blocked...East Carolina: Totaled four points on a field goal and one PAT...Finished 1-for-2 in field goal attempts...Missed a 40-yard attempt in the second quarter...Made a 20-yard attempt in the second quarter to give Memphis a 10-7 halftime lead...Southern Miss: Handled kickoff duties and had seven kicks for an average distance of 50.4 yards...SMU: Logged six kickoffs with a season high 59.3 average...Recorded the team's first touchback of the season on the first kick of the game...UCF, Tulane: Did not see action...USF: Returned to his home state for the St. Petersburg Bowl, but was unable to dress out for the game because of an ankle injury.

Prep: Lettered four seasons as a kicker and punter for coach Kenneth Hiscock at Newsome High in Tampa, Fla....Booted a school-record 56-yard field goal versus Middleton...Was 3-for-3 on field goals and hit both PATs versus Middleton...Named first-team all-district and second-team all-county after hitting all 27 PATs and turning in a 6-of-8 effort in field goals as a senior...Also booted 86 percent of his kickoffs into the endzone...Also lettered four seasons as a goalie on the NHS soccer team.

Personal: Vincent Zaccario is the son of James and Tracy Zaccario...Born June 17, 1990, in Tampa, Fla.

2008 GAME HIGHS PATs Made:4 (vs. Louisville) PATs Attempted: 4 (vs. Louisville) Points: 11 (vs. Arkansas State) Field Goals Made: 3 (vs. Arkansas State) Field Goals Attempted: 3 (vs. Arkansas State) Long Field Goal: 40 (vs. Arkansas State) Kickoffs: 7 (3 games; last vs. Southern Miss)

ZACCARIO'S SCORING STATISTICS YR G PAT FGM-FGA POINTS AVG/G 2008 6 10-11 6-8 28 4.7

ZACCARIO'S FIELD GOAL STATISTICS YR G FGM-FGA LG PCT 1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-99 2008 6 6-8 40 75.0 0-0 3-3 2-2 1-3 0-0

ZACCARIO'S KICKOFF STATISTICS YR G NO RET YDS AVG TB OB FC OSK 2008 6 35 34 1,817 51.9 1 0 0 0

ZACCARIO'S 2008 GAME-BY-GAME Kicking Opponent FG LG PAT PTS KO AVG TB OB 9/27/08 ASU 3-3 40 2-3 11 7 51.0 0 0 10/2/08 UAB 2-2 34 3-3 9 7 51.7 0 0 10/10/08 L'ville 0-1 0 4-4 4 5 49.8 0 0 10/18/08 ECU 1-2 20 1-1 4 3 45.7 0 0 10/25/08 USM 0-0 0 0-0 0 7 50.9 0 0 11/8/08 SMU 0-0 0 0-0 0 6 59.3 1 0

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