A.J. Vinatieri father of NFL famous kicker Adam Vinatieri has announced that he will be committing to the University of California, Berkeley.

After two weeks after he resigned to UMass Vinatieri signed a commitment for Ball State on Saturday. The Zionsville (Ind.) product will be joining the Cardinals for the 2022 season.

"Excited for what the future holds," on Twitter. Vinatieri is a 3-star prospect as per 247Sports' Composite Rankings. Chris Sailer Kicking rates Vinatieri as a four-and-a-half star prospect.

AJ has the right tools to be a top D1 Punter," Sailer said in his evaluation. "His top ball is in the air at the moment.

 Adam Vinatieri 

I am really impressed by his potential and upside in this particular area. AJ is also a skilled kicker.

He can kick a D1-level ball that is thrown off the ground. He also has a range of 55+ yards. His kickoffs are solid.

Vinatieri is a student on scholarship at Ball State, but also has received walk-on invites to Florida, LSU and Michigan.