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*2007 Second Team All-ACC
*2007 Rivals.com Second Team All-ACC
*2007 Academic All-District
*2007 ACC Offensive Lineman of the Week (Oct. 1)
AT TECH: A tough, hard-nosed captain of the offensive line... a durable veteran who never wanted to come out of the game... a three-year starter at center... owns 40 career starts including 39 consecutive... an outstanding student who garnered Academic All-District honors in 2007... named second team All-ACC... was on the Rimington Trophy Watch List... a two-time Academic All-ACC selection... graduated from Georgia Tech in December.
2007: Started all 13 games and overcame nagging injuries to do so... was a key reason Georgia Tech led the ACC in rushing and that Tech senior Tashard Choice led the league in rushing for the second straight year... also helped the Yellow Jackets rank tied for first in the ACC in fewest sacks allowed... graded out extremely well in Tech's 13-3 win vs. Clemson (Sept. 29) and was named the ACC Offensive Lineman of the Week.
2006: Named to ACC All-Academic football team for the second straight year . . . Started every game at center . . . Helped the Yellow Jackets rank second in the ACC in rushing and blocked for conference rushing leader Tashard Choice, who gained 1,473 yards.
2005: Academic All-ACC selection who tarted every game at center . . . Anchored an offensive line that helped Tech lead the ACC in fewest sacks allowed (10) and rank third in the league in rushing . . . Missed spring practice after offseason ankle surgery but returned for fall practice . . .
2004: Backup center who started one game, Tech's win at Maryland, when starter Andy Tidwell-Neal was injured . . . Also played against Samford, Miami Duke, Connecticut and Virginia . . . Earned a spot on the two-deep as the backup center in 2003, but did not play, taking a redshirt year.
HIGH SCHOOL: Honorable mention all-region selection by PrepStar . . . All-Northeastern Ohio honoree . . . Named to the Youngstown Vindicator's Elite 25 . . . First-team all-conference as a senior after earning second-team honors as a junior . . . Selected for the Ohio North-South All-Star Game . . . Three-year letterman and team captain and offensive MVP for coach Garry Smith at Boardman High . . . Earned the team's scholar-athlete award the last two years . . . Member of the National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Full name is Kevin James Tuminello (Last name pronounced too-min-ELL-o) . . . Brother Chris was an all-conference offensive lineman for Toledo . . . Parents are James and Debra Tuminello . . . Born Sept. 4, 1984 . . . Majoring in building construction . . . Named to the Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll for 2003-04, 2004-05 and 2005-06 as well as the 2005 and 2006 ACC All-Academic football team . . . Gator Bowl Scholar-Athlete award.