2015 NFL DRAFT

Billy Winn, DE

School: Boise State  |  Conference: MWC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Las Vegas, NV
Height/Weight: 6-4 / 294 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
78102-3
Latest News
04/30/2012 - A closer look at the Browns' drafts: Round 6/205 - Billy Winn, DL, 6-3, 294, Boise State...Winn started 11 games at tackle and one at end for the Broncos in 2011. Size makes him a tackle for the Browns. - The Sports Xchange

03/22/2012 - Boise State Pro Day: Winn ran the 40-yard dash in 4.85 seconds twice. Some scouts timed him as low as 4.82. He ran the 40 in 5.00 seconds at the NFL Scouting Combine. Winn also performed well in drills. "Billy looked a lot better than he's looked since the season ended," the scout said. "He looked a lot more like what you'd expect Billy to look like. I thought he struggled at the Senior Bowl and struggled at the combine. He looked like the explosive athlete you expected to see today." - Chadd Cripe, The Idaho Statesman

03/13/2012 - NFL DRAFT SCOUT TOP DOWN DEFENSIVE LINEMEN: Billy Winn, Boise State, DE, 6-4, 294, 2-3...This former high school wrestler and powerlifter looks and plays the role of a big, tough defensive lineman who has enough finesse to play outside and enough grit to get the job done inside. His athleticism and versatility helped Boise's State's 2010 defense earn the No. 2 ranking in the nation. He flashes a powerful, quick initial burst, and is beginning to show a repertoire of additional moves that make him difficult to deal with. A second team All-Mountain West Conference selection in 2011, Winn had two sacks for the Broncos in their 52-24 MAACO Bowl victory over Arizona State in December. He finished the season with 34 total tackles and eight tackles for loss. For his career, he has 36.5 tackles for loss, which ranks ninth best in school history. He leaves Boise State with 133 total tackles and 16 sacks. - Frank Cooney, The Sports Xchange

12/30/2011 - 2012 SENIOR BOWL INVITE: Winn, a second team All-Mountain West Conference selection in 2011, notched two sacks for the Broncos in their bowl victory over Arizona State. He finished the season with 34 total tackles and eight tackles for loss. For his career, the Las Vegas, Nevada native posted 36.5 tackles for loss, which ranks ninth best in school history. He leaves Boise State with 133 total tackles and 16 sacks, the latter of which ranks 10th on the school's all-time list. - SeniorBowl.com

12/22/2011 - Scouting the Boise State run defense: The Broncos rank 22nd in rushing defense at 120.1 yards per game. They have limited their past four opponents to 318 yards and two touchdowns on the ground and 81 of those yards came on one play. Most notably, the Broncos limited TCU to 33 yards on 26 carries. - The Sports Xchange

12/10/2011 - 2011 ALL-MOUNTAIN WEST FOOTBALL SECOND TEAM (COACHES): DL Billy Winn, Sr., Boise State, has been selected All-Mountain West Conference Second Team for the 2011 college football season as voted on by the eight head coaches and select media panel. Winn ranked third on the team in TFLs (6.0) in 2011. - Boise State football

08/11/2011 - 2011 PRESEASON ALL-MOUNTAIN WEST FOOTBALL TEAM (MEDIA): DL Billy Winn, Sr. Boise State, has been selected to the Preseason All-Mountain West Team for the 2011 college football season as selected by members of the Mountain West Conference media. - Mountain West football

07/13/2011 - 2011 ROTARY LOMBARDI AWARD PRESEASON WATCH LIST: Billy Winn, DT, Boise St., (2x 2nd Team All-WAC, 9.5 TFLs in 2010), has been selected to the Rotary Lombardi Award Preseason watch list for the 2011 college football season. Eligibility for the Rotary Lombardi Award is limited to down linemen, end-to-end, either on offense of defense, who set up no farther than 10 yards to the left or right of the ball, and linebackers who set up no father than five yards deep from the line of scrimmage. This is the 42nd year that the Rotary Lombardi Award has named the nation's college lineman of the year. - The Rotary Lombardi Award Committee

07/11/2011 - 2011 OUTLAND TROPHY PRESEASON WATCH LIST: Billy Winn, Boise State, DT, has been selected one of 65 players named to Preseason Outland Trophy Watch List for the 2011 college football season. The Outland Trophy goes to the best interior lineman in college football, presented annually since 1946 and is the third oldest award in major college football. Winn's 9.5 tackles-for-loss in 2010 ranked third on the team, and his 12.5 TFLs in 2009 were the second-most for the Broncos. Winn has also combined for 10 sacks the past two seasons. - Boise State football

07/11/2011 - 2011 BRONKO NAGURSKI TROPHY PRESEASON WATCH LIST: Billy Winn, Boise State, DT, has been selected one of 87 players named to Preseason Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List for the 2011 college football season. The Bronko Nagurski Trophy is awarded annually to the nation's best defensive player by the Football Writers Association of America and the Charlotte Touchdown Club. Winn's 9.5 tackles-for-loss in 2010 ranked third on the team, and his 12.5 TFLs in 2009 were the second-most for the Broncos. Winn has also combined for 10 sacks the past two seasons. - Boise State football

07/08/2011 - 2011 CHUCK BEDNARIK AWARD PRESEASON WATCH LIST: Billy Winn, Boise State, DT, Sr., has been selected by the The Maxwell Football Club to the Chuck Bednarik Award Watch List for the 2011 college football season, given annually to the best defensive player. Winn, a redshirt senior defensive tackle from Las Vegas, Nev., registered 28 tackles, including 9.5 tackles-for-loss in the Broncos' 2010 campaign. Winn also posted four sacks last season. - Boise State football

05/03/2011 - 2011 LOTT IMPACT TROPHY WATCH LIST: Billy Winn, Boise State, DE, has been named to the 42-player Lott IMPACT Trophy watch list for the 2011 college football season as selected by the Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation. Winn, a rising redshirt senior from Las Vegas, Nev., has been named second-team All-Western Athletic Conference each of the last two seasons. His 9.5 tackles-for-loss in 2010 ranked third on the team, and his 12.5 TFLs in 2009 were the second-most for the Broncos. Winn has also combined for 10 sacks the past two seasons. - Boise State football

 
Latest News
04/30/2012 - A closer look at the Browns' drafts: Round 6/205 - Billy Winn, DL, 6-3, 294, Boise State...Winn started 11 games at tackle and one at end for the Broncos in 2011. Size makes him a tackle for the Browns. - The Sports Xchange

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