Yep, you read that right. Vinny Testaverde, who won the Heisman Trophy with the Hurricanes in 1986 and had a long NFL career, has a son who is also named Vincent Testaverde.
His son has decided to transfer from Texas Tech, where he walked on originally, to the University of Miami.
For the first time in nearly 30 years, a Miami quarterback named Testaverde will wear a No. 14 jersey.
Vincent Testaverde, the son of UM great Vinny Testaverde, has been granted a release to transfer to UM from Texas Tech.
Vinny Testaverde (left) and Vincent Testaverde. (Getty and AP photos)
The younger Testaverde, a walk-on at Texas Tech, will be eligible immediately as a sophomore...
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- Vinny Testaverde won a Heisman Trophy at Miami, and now his son plans to be a Hurricane.
Vincent Testaverde has applied to transfer from Texas Tech to Miami and if he enrolls will be immediately eligible. As a non-recruited walk-on at Texas Tech, he does not have to sit out a year to satisfy NCAA transfer rules.
Miami has wanted another quarterback behind...
Vinny Testaverde played his college football at Miami. The 21-year NFL veteran is perhaps the greatest quarterback in the history of the Hurricanes’ program, a consensus first-team All-American and the Heisman Trophy winner in 1986, his senior season.
There will be another Testaverde playing quarterback for Miami.
According to a report by the AP‘s Tim Reynolds, Vinny Testaverde’s...
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5) Vinny Testaverde
Testaverde signed with the Jets prior to the 1998 season. In that season, he threw for 29 touchdowns and just seven interceptions, completing 62% of his passes. Testaverde went to the Pro Bowl, and the Jets reached...
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Vinny Testaverde will always be the very first quarterback the Baltimore Ravens put on a football field. His stint with the Ravens was short, only two seasons, and overall fairly unproductive, but he was the first. Take if for what you will. Does it have any true significance? Probably not. Will he ever be remembered as Baltimore Raven? Again, I wouldn’t imagine so. But on a day...
Former University of Miami quarterback Vinny Testaverde was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday night at the Waldorf Astoria in New York.
The 1986 Heisman Trophy winner became the seventh Miami player to be enshrined into it, joining Bennie Blades (2006), Don Bosseler (1990), Ted Hendricks (1987), Russell Maryland (2011), Gino Torretta (2009) and Arnold Tucker...