Brian Winters (American football)

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Brian Winters
No. 67     New York Jets
Offensive Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-07-10) July 10, 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth: Hudson, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 320 lb (145 kg)
Career information
High school: Hudson (OH)
College: Kent State
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 3 / Pick: 72
Debuted in 2013 for the New York Jets
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-MAC (2012)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2013
Games played 16
Games started 12
Stats at NFL.com

Brian Edward Winters[1] (born July 10, 1991) is an American football offensive guard for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). Winters played college football at Kent State. He was drafted by the New York Jets in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft.

Early years[edit]

Winters attended Hudson High School in Hudson, Ohio, and played high school football for the Hudson Explorers. He was received All-Ohio and All-Northeast Ohio Conference honors his senior season, after being named all-conference his sophomore and junior years. In addition to lettering in football twice, Winters also lettered three times in wrestling, and was named all-conference in wrestling his freshman and sophomore years. Rated as only a two-star recruit by Rivals.com, he accepted a scholarship offer from Kent State over offers from Akron and Syracuse.[2]

College career[edit]

Winters enrolled in Kent State University, where he played for the Kent State Golden Flashes football team from 2009 to 2012. He started every game after joining the Golden Flashes in 2009, 50 in total. He was named to the All-Mid-American Conference (MAC) team three times during his career: third team as a sophomore, second team as a junior, and first team as a senior.

Professional career[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

He was drafted by the New York Jets in the third round, with the 72nd overall pick, of the 2013 NFL Draft.[3]

New York Jets[edit]

On May 10, 2013, Winters signed a four-year deal with the Jets.[4] He started 12 games as a rookie.

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