Set a Kent State record for starting 50 career games every game since joining the team in 2009.
One of three Mid-American Conference players selected to play in Senior Bowl ... Named to All-MAC First Team ... Voted Offensive Team Captain by teammates and coaches ... Named to Phil Steele's postseason & midseason First team All-MAC squads ... Named to Rotary Lombardi Award Watch List ... Named to Phil Steele's 2012 Preseason All-MAC First Team and Athlon All-MAC First Team.
Named to All-Mid-American Conference Second Team ... Named to Phil Steele's All-MAC Third Team and Preseason All-MAC Third Team ... Named to OhioCollegeFootball.com All-Ohio Second Team ... Started all 12 games.
Earned All-MAC Third Team honors ... Started every game at tackle.
Started all 12 games at right tackle as a true freshman.
Garnered second-team all-tournament honors as a part of the winning United States team at the inaugural IFAF Junior World Championship ... Named All-Ohio and All-Northeast Ohio Conference his senior season with the Hudson Explorers ... Also named all-conference his sophomore and junior years ... Besides lettering in football twice, also lettered three times in wrestling ... Named All-NOC in wrestling his freshman and sophomore years ... Coached by Tom Narducci.
Born July 10, 1991 ... Son of Stefani and Bill Winters ... Plans to major in either criminal justice or business.