Vince Wilfork

by Lucas Daigle

Basic Facts

Vince Wilfork is the starting nose tackle for the New England Patriots. He was born on November 4, 1981 in Boynton Beach, Florida.He now resides in Franklin, Massachusetts with his wife and three kids. He signed a five year contract with the Patriots gauranteeing twenty five million for the first year and forty million for the other four years.

Major Accomplishments

Vince Wilfork has made the Pro Bowl five times. He made it in 2007,2009,2010,2011, and 2012. In 2011 he was ranked at 31st for the top 100 players. He was also the first devensive captain for the Patriots.In 2012, he was voted co-captain for the fifth straight season by his teammates. In high school he also did wrestling and track and field. Till this day Vince still holds the Florida State High record for shot put at 68 feet.

Intresting Facts

In the 2007 season Vince Wilfork was fined four times, most of which were for unsportsman like conduct. He started a charity known as the Wilfork foundation , a charity thatsupports diabetes research. In 2011 a former Patriot Ted Johnson called Vince Wilforks wife Bianca ugly which Vince responded to quite unhappy.