Vince Agnew

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Vince Agnew
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Agnew in 2011
No. -- Free agent
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-12-28) December 28, 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 192 lb (87 kg)
Career information
High school: Grand Rapids (MI) Catholic Central
College: Central Michigan
Undrafted: 2011
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
CFL status: International
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR
Player stats at CFL.ca

Vincent Shonte Agnew (born December 28, 1987) is an American football cornerback who is a free agent. He played college football at Central Michigan University and attended Catholic Central High School in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He has been a member of the Miami Dolphins, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Dallas Cowboys, Kansas City Chiefs and Toronto Argonauts.

Early years[edit]

Agnew played high school football at Catholic Central High School. He was a three-year starter and letterman as a cornerback and wide receiver. He also spent time at running back. He earned first team all-state first team honors his senior year after totaling 1,425 all-purpose yards, thirteen touchdowns and eleven interceptions. Catholic Central had a 12-2 record his senior season in 2005 and finished as the runner-up in the state. Agnew was also a four-year letterman in varsity track and field, setting the school record in the 100 and in long jump. He also lettered twice in basketball.[1]

College career[edit]

Agnew played in 47 games for the Central Michigan Chippewas from 2007 to 2010, recording 161 tackles, five tackles for loss, one interception, 14 passes defensed, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and three blocked kicks.[2] He garnered Third Team All-MAC accolades his senior year.[3] He redshirted in 2006.[1] Agnew majored in journalism at Central Michigan.[4]

Professional career[edit]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

Agnew signed with the Miami Dolphins on July 28, 2011 after going undrafted in the 2011 NFL Draft. He was released by the Dolphins on September 3 and signed to the team's practice squad on September 4, 2011.[5] He was released by the Dolphins on September 14 and re-signed to the team's practice squad on October 5, 2011. Agnew was released by the Dolphins on October 25 and signed to the team's practice squad on November 8, 2011.[6] He signed a future contract with the Dolphins on January 30, 2012. He was released by the team on August 31, 2012.[5]

Winnipeg Blue Bombers[edit]

Agnew was signed to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers' practice roster on October 10, 2012.[7] He was released by the Blue Bombers on October 14, 2012.[8]

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

Agnew was signed to the Dallas Cowboys' practice squad on October 16, 2012. He was promoted to the active roster on November 10, 2012.[5] He played in four games for the Cowboys during the 2012 season.[9] Agnew was released by the Cowboys on December 11, 2012 and signed to the team's practice squad on December 13, 2012.[6] He signed a future contract with the Cowboys on December 31, 2012. He was released by the team on March 4, 2013.[5]

Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

Agnew signed with the Kansas City Chiefs on June 6, 2013. He was released by the Chiefs on August 25, 2013.[5]

Toronto Argonauts[edit]

Agnew was signed by the Toronto Argonauts on March 11, 2014.[3] He played in sixteen games, starting ten, for the team in 2014. He recorded 31 defensive tackles, 14 special teams tackles and four sacks during the 2014 season.[10] Agnew played in fourteen games for the Argonauts in 2015, accumulating 21 defensive tackles and eight special teams tackles.[11]

Personal life[edit]

Agnew held his first Swagnew Game Breakers Football Camp in July 2013.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "VINCENT AGNEW". vincentagnew.com. Archived from the original on June 12, 2016. Retrieved June 12, 2016. 
  2. ^ Ferrin, Reid (June 6, 2013). "Chiefs Sign CB Vince Agnew". chiefs.com. Archived from the original on June 12, 2016. Retrieved June 12, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "Argonauts Sign Three Imports". oursportscentral.com. Archived from the original on June 13, 2016. Retrieved June 12, 2016. 
  4. ^ Zuidema, Michael (April 26, 2011). "Central Michigan's Vince Agnew eyes NFL shot as nickelback, special teams contributor". mlive.com. Archived from the original on June 12, 2016. Retrieved June 12, 2016. 
  5. ^ a b c d e "Vincent Agnew". kffl.com. Archived from the original on June 12, 2016. Retrieved June 12, 2016. 
  6. ^ a b "VINCENT AGNEW". foxsports.com. Archived from the original on June 12, 2016. Retrieved June 12, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Bombers add DB Agnew to roster". winnipegfreepress.com. October 10, 2012. Archived from the original on June 13, 2016. Retrieved June 12, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Transactions - October 2012". cfl.ca. Archived from the original on August 2, 2014. Retrieved June 12, 2016. 
  9. ^ "Vince Agnew". pro-football-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 12, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Vincent Agnew". argonauts.ca. Archived from the original on June 13, 2016. Retrieved June 12, 2016. 
  11. ^ "VINCENT AGNEW". cfl.ca. Archived from the original on June 13, 2016. Retrieved June 12, 2016. 
  12. ^ Chaney, Jeff (July 14, 2013). "NFL veteran Vince Agnew gives back to aspiring Grand Rapids football players in youth camp". mlive.com. Archived from the original on June 13, 2016. Retrieved June 12, 2016. 

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