Painter, who is the cousin of Virginia Tech receiver Randall Dunn, earned first-team All-Tidewater and first-team All-Eastern District honors on the offensive line as both a junior and senior at Maury High. He was also was second-team all-district as a defensive tackle. Painter actually began his Virginia Tech career at defensive tackle, as he worked there during the fall of his redshirt season, before he moved to offense for spring practice.
6th round pick 173rd overall by the Broncos in the 2013 NFL draft
He was on the practice squad in 2013
In 2014 he was signed by the cleveland browns.
On September 16, 2015, Painter was signed to the New York Giants' practice squad.
On October 6, 2015, Painter signed with the Miami Dolphins
Vinston in the News
- Browns signing Vinston Painter off Broncos practice squad
- Broncos sign rookie tackle Vinston Painter to contract