NE Patriots Draft: What was your experience like on Draft Day? Were you excited to go to the Patriots?
Vince: Draft day was an amazing experience. It was a little nerve wracking when I didn't get to go where I thought I was going in the draft. But everything happens for a reason. I went to a great team and won a superbowl my rookie year.
NE Patriots Draft: Could you tell our readers a little bit about your draft day Fundraiser?
Vince: My draft day fundraiser was started when I was drafted. it was a way for me to open up the experience to the fans and the public. It was a great event. I used that event as a way to help other people avoid going what I went through when I lost my father to diabetes. So all of the funds raised went to the Diabetes research institute. Since then I have been doing the event every year. This will be my fifth year and what I hope to be our best year. Last year we raised over $40,000.00 for the cause and we hope to pass that this year. You can get information and buy tickets at http://www.pinzbowl.com/ and for any one who wants to donate they can email me at email@example.com for more information.
NE Patriots Draft: What type of skill set do the Patriots look for when drafting/acquiring guys to play behind you? Does their ability to shed guards matter more than speed?
Vince: The Patriots know what they are doing trust me. They want someone who is a complete package but they have to be stout in the middle.
NE Patriots Draft: Are there any fellow players from "The U" this year that could be Patriots?
Vince: I am not sure the Patriots have their game plan set up and every year we try to figure it out and just give up because what we think never happens. But I would love another hurricane to be on the field with me.
NE Patriots Draft: What is the best part of the off-season? And the worst?
Vince: The best part of the off season is being able to spend time with my wife and kids. I miss so much of their lives while in season., The worst part would be that it doesn't last too long.
NE Patriots Draft: What are you looking forward to most in the 2008 season?
Vince: I am ready to get back with my guys and move forward, It is a new season, and we all start off at 0-0.