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Mike Rinfrette
Mike Rinfrette

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Bunn, NC

High School:
Bunn

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 260

Position:
Fullback

Birthdate:
06/06/1987

Experience:
3VL

12/02/2006

Football - ACC Championship

ACC Football Championship - Wake Forest vs. Georgia Tech

Rinfrette Photo Gallery

2008 (Junior):
Wake Forest's starting fullback in 2008 ... Started 11 games at fullback ... In the other two contests, Wake opened the game with a formation that did not include a fullback ... Had 25 carries for 64 yards on the season ... Rushed for a career-high 30 yards against Miami (Oct. 25) ... Scored on a one-yard run vs. the Hurricanes to give the Deacons a 7-0 lead ... Made three receptions for 22 yards vs. Duke (Nov. 1) ... Was the only running back on the team with 20 or more carries who was not stopped for a loss all season.

2007 (Sophomore):
Converted from fullback to linebacker during 2007 spring practice ... Played in the first 11 games of the season before dressing but not playing against Vanderbilt due to injury ... Made six stops against Maryland (Sept. 22) including 1.5 tackles for loss ... Made three tackles against both Nebraska (Sept. 8) and Duke (Oct. 6) ... Broke up two passes on the season.


2006 (Redshirt Freshman):
Saw action in 12 games on special teams and as a backup fullback ... Lined up in the backfield during 10 games ... Played a season-high 11 snaps against Liberty ... Rushed six times during the year for 18 yards ... Also caught two passes for 22 yards ... Scored a one-yard touchdown at Ole Miss on his first career carry ... Made a key fourth-quarter catch in the ACC Championship Game against Georgia Tech, an 18-yard grab that went for a first down.

2005 (True Freshman):
Redshirted the season.

Background:
Named all-state as a junior and a senior ... Earned the conference defensive player of the year award as a junior and a senior ... A three-time all-conference selection ... Played fullback, linebacker and long snapper at Bunn ... A four-year starter who helped Bunn to four state playoff appearances and three conference championships ... Rushed 150 times as a senior for 927 yards and 19 touchdowns ... Ran the 40-yard dash in 4.85 seconds ... Competed in the North Carolina Shrine Bowl and the East-West All-Star Game ... Named conference defensive player of the year as a junior ... Earned all-conference honors as a junior and a senior ... Tallied 289 tackles in his final two years of high school with 13 sacks, eight fumble recoveries, two interceptions and one defensive touchdown ... Coached by David Howell.

Personal:
Majoring in communication with a minor in sociology ... Parents are Tony and Lynn Height and Dave and Molly Rinfrette ... Born June 6, 1987 in Bradford, Pa. ... Chose Wake Forest over offers from East Carolina, North Carolina and Vanderbilt.

 

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