College: Southwest Baptist University
Birthday: January 18, 1987
Hometown: Pago Pago, American Samoa
Years Pro: 3
Professional (2015-present): Ino played for the Nebraska Danger of the Indoor Football League (IFL) during the 2015 season. He spent time with the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League (CFL). Vitale signed with the Sioux Falls Storm for the 2017 season.
Senior (Southwest Baptist University, Bolivar, MO, 2009): Ino played in all 11 games in 2009, starting seven of them. He recorded 25 tackles.
• Team’s second-highest sack total, with 4.5. One of three Bearcats to record a tackle for loss in eight games (10 TFL total).
High School: Ino was a four-year starter at tight end, where he primarily was utilized as a blocker. Vitale caught 30 passes for 600 yards and five touchdowns as a senior. He also saw some action at fullback, rushing 23 times for 100 yards and another score. Defensively, he started his junior and senior years at defensive end, with 40 tackles, 15 for losses, three sacks and a forced fumble as a senior.
• He was a member of the All-Samoa All-Star team as a senior and participated in the prestigious Samoa Bowl, which annually pits native Samoans from Hawai’i and American Samoa against each other.
Personal: Ino is the son of Palu and Ino Vitale. He majored in Criminal Justice.
Name is pronounced E-no Vih-tahl-ay