Pitt safety Ray Vinopal joins a few other Pitt players in signing with a pro team after this weekend's . Vinopal's new destination?
The Dallas Cowboys.
Per the official Pitt football Twitter account, Vinopal joins former Pitt wideout Devin Street, who was drafted by the Cowboys last season. As he did at Pitt, he could get the opportunity to help defend him in practices if he can make the team this fall.
Vinopal, a transfer from Michigan, was a punching bag for many fans after some spotty play earlier in his career. But after redeeming himself in his junior year and playing fairly well as a senior, he quickly became one of the team's leaders on defense. He leaves Pitt after starting at safety the past two seasons. During that time, he had a total of five interceptions and five tackles for loss, and was the team's second leading tackler in 2013. In 2014, he also recorded two forced fumbles.
Overall, he's just a heads up player and a solid safety. Whether he makes the team or not is an unknown but he performed well in Pitt's Pro Day and will get a chance.
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