The professional American football linebacker Vince Biegel has shown what it means to come from a lineage of football stars. The amount of resilience and passion he brings to the game has been so admirable. He is currently playing for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League. Drafted by the Packers during the 2017 NFL draft, Vince completed his collegiate career at Wisconsin University. During his college career, he was named WFCA Defensive Player of the Year; as well as Wisconsin’s Gatorade Player of the Year in 2011. Learn more about Biegel below.
Biography of Vince Biegel
Vince Biegel was born in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin on July 2, 1993. Raised in Marshfield, Wisconsin by his father Rock Biegel and his wife Jamie Biegel. Interestingly, his father played football as a linebacker for the Brigham Young University (BYU), his uncle T.D. played fullback alongside his father in BYU. Similarly, Ken Biegel – his grandfather was a linebacker and offensive guard while his younger brother Hayden Biegel currently plays as an offensive tackle at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was named Vince in honor of the legendary Packers’ coach called Vince Lombardi. Vince is of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.
He began playing football from a young age and attended Lincoln High School where he started his football career in earnest. During his high school career, Vince recorded a total of 172 tackles, 3 interceptions, 5 forced fumbles, and 21 sacks. He won the Wisconsin Football Coaches Defensive Player of the Year Award as well as Gatorade State Player of the Year Award in 2011. In addition, he was named to the All-USA high school football team by USA Today in the same year.
Scouted by many top universities including Iowa, Michigan State, Stanford, BYU, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Biegel chose Wisconsin over other universities. He played the position of the outside linebacker for the Wisconsin Badgers football team for four seasons ending in 2016.
In his freshman year, he appeared in two games and was ruled out for the rest of the season due to an injury. He got medical redshirt that year and the following year, he played thirteen games having a record of 25 tackles and two sacks. He recorded his breakout season in 2014, featuring in 14 games with a total of 56 tackles and 7.5 sacks. At the end of the season, Vince Biegel was named to the All-Big Ten 2nd-team by the media. The remaining two seasons, he had a huge improvement in his gameplay; thus finishing his high school career as the number one rated outside linebacker in defense and pass rushing.
Vince Biegel was selected by the Green Bay Packers during the 2017 NFL draft. He made it in the fourth round of the draft and was the 108th overall selection. Following an injury he sustained in the fifth metatarsal, Biegel was placed on the physically unable to perform list after signing his rookie contract in March 2017. He later joined the active list eight months later in November 2017.
In his rookie season, he featured in nine games for the Packers recording a total of 16 tackles and 11 solo tackles. He is expected to come back to his top form in his sophomore year in 2018.
In addition to his blossoming football career, Vince is happily married to Sarah Panzenhagen. Just like Vince, Sarah is also a Wisconsin native and her family lives there too. The pair met each other several years ago during their high school days. While Sarah has become a physical fitness trainer, Vince, on the other hand, is doing what he knows how to do best in the football field.
The duo walked down the aisle just a few days to Vince’s 24th birthday in July 2017. Their wedding took place before the beginning of his professional career and was well attended by their family and close friends. The gorgeous couple has been enjoying a blissful married life, they don’t have kids yet but might have plans of having them in the future. Sarah is currently a member of the Packers Women’s Association; she has also appeared on the TV show titled Celebrity Sportscaster Show.
Vince Biegel’s Height, Weight, Body Measurements
Vince is well-known for his intensity and the passion he brings to the field of play. His good run-pass recognition and smart backfield tactics have kept him atop his game. He stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches which could be considered an average size for the position of a linebacker. Meaning that he needs extra strength to compete against bigger opponents. That said, Vince Biegel has an arm length of 32 3/8 inches; as well as hand size of 9 1/8 inches respectively. He has wonderful body measurements and a bodyweight of 246 pounds. He has light brown hair, browns eyes. His shoe/feet size is currently not available.