Players

Billy Winn
DL #90
Height:
6-4
Weight:
300
Age:
26
College:
Boise State
Hometown:
Las Vegas, Nev.
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2015 PRE):

TCKL
2
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 78 54 24 3.0 0 5 2 0 -- 0 0 2 2
2014 CLE 13 5 31 17 14 0.0 -- 2 1 0 -- 0 0 1 --
2013 CLE 11 3 21 18 3 2.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2012 CLE 16 10 26 19 7 1.0 -- 3 1 0 -- 0 0 0 2

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Biography

Career Transactions: Selected by Cleveland in the sixth round (205th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft…Signed first contract, May 11, 2012.

At a Glance:

  • Extremely versatile, playing nearly every spot on the 3-4 and 4-3 front and has also seen time at FB in goal-line situations. 
  • Avid fan of extreme sports. Was active skateboarder as a teenager.
  • Set the power clean record at the Vegas Open weight lifting competition as a junior in high school.

Career Highlights: Since being drafted in 2012, has contributed to the Browns’ defensive front playing in all 16 games as a rookie and 11 last season…Showing versatility in learning and adapting to new schemes when switching defenses from 4-3 to a 3-4 front…His athleticism was further displayed on special teams and also by lining up at FB, serving as a lead blocker on RB Willis McGahee’s 1-yard TD run (12/1) vs. Jax.

Seasonal Reviews:

2013: Played in 11 games, starting three…Posted career highs in tackles (30), solo stops (21), sacks (two) and forced fumbles…Added 12 QB harassments…Served as FB in various goal-line situations…(9/22) at Min.: Recorded two tackles and one sack…(11/3) vs. Bal.: Registered tackle for loss…Played fullback on third-and-1 in fourth quarter…(12/1) vs. Jax.: Recorded tackle for loss…Played fullback and served as lead blocker on Willis McGahee’s 1-yard TD run…(12/8) at NE: Posted team-best four QB harassments…(12/15) vs. Chi.: Forcing first career fumble, which T.J. Ward returned 43 yards for TD…Notched tackle for loss and one QB harassment.

2012: Started 10 of the 16 games in which he played…Tallied 26 tackles, one sack, an interception and two fumble recoveries…Tied for second among NFL rookies in defensive fumble recoveries, trailing only Carolina’s Luke Kuechly (3)…Was the only rookie DL to record an interception in 2012…(10/14) vs. Cin.: Recorded first career fumble recovery and returned it 35 yards…(10/28) vs. S.D.: Registered first career sack…(11/25) vs. Pit.: Recorded first career interception, marking one of eight turnovers forced by the Browns defense.

College: Started 41 of his 53 games at Boise State University (2008-11)…Totaled 131 career tackles, 15.5 sacks, four fumble recoveries and one forced fumble…As a senior, notched 33 tackles, three sacks and one fumble recovery…Majored in journalism.

Personal: Given name William Jesse Winn Jr…Goes by Billy…Nickname: “Big, Bad, Billy (Winn)”…Born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada…High School: Attended Las Vegas (Nevada) High School…Also lettered on both the wrestling and track & field teams…Set the power clean record at the Vegas Open weight lifting competition as a junior…Community Involvement: One of the most active players in the Browns community…Volunteering his time for several initiatives including school visits, military appreciation and hospital visits…Hobbies/Interests: Enjoys painting, bowling, playing golf and marksmanship…Avid fan of extreme sports…Was active skateboarder as a teenager…From country singer George Strait to R&B artist Anthony Hamilton, Winn enjoys a wide and eclectic range of music…Lists Game of Thrones and Sons of Anarchy as two of his favorite TV shows…Once held a job at a pizza restaurant while in high school…Resides in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Career Transactions: Selected by Cleveland in the sixth round (205th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft…Signed first contract, May 11, 2012.

At a Glance:

  • Extremely versatile, playing nearly every spot on the 3-4 and 4-3 front and has also seen time at FB in goal-line situations. 
  • Avid fan of extreme sports. Was active skateboarder as a teenager.
  • Set the power clean record at the Vegas Open weight lifting competition as a junior in high school.

Career Highlights: Since being drafted in 2012, has contributed to the Browns’ defensive front playing in all 16 games as a rookie and 11 last season…Showing versatility in learning and adapting to new schemes when switching defenses from 4-3 to a 3-4 front…His athleticism was further displayed on special teams and also by lining up at FB, serving as a lead blocker on RB Willis McGahee’s 1-yard TD run (12/1) vs. Jax.

Seasonal Reviews:

2013: Played in 11 games, starting three…Posted career highs in tackles (30), solo stops (21), sacks (two) and forced fumbles…Added 12 QB harassments…Served as FB in various goal-line situations…(9/22) at Min.: Recorded two tackles and one sack…(11/3) vs. Bal.: Registered tackle for loss…Played fullback on third-and-1 in fourth quarter…(12/1) vs. Jax.: Recorded tackle for loss…Played fullback and served as lead blocker on Willis McGahee’s 1-yard TD run…(12/8) at NE: Posted team-best four QB harassments…(12/15) vs. Chi.: Forcing first career fumble, which T.J. Ward returned 43 yards for TD…Notched tackle for loss and one QB harassment.

2012: Started 10 of the 16 games in which he played…Tallied 26 tackles, one sack, an interception and two fumble recoveries…Tied for second among NFL rookies in defensive fumble recoveries, trailing only Carolina’s Luke Kuechly (3)…Was the only rookie DL to record an interception in 2012…(10/14) vs. Cin.: Recorded first career fumble recovery and returned it 35 yards…(10/28) vs. S.D.: Registered first career sack…(11/25) vs. Pit.: Recorded first career interception, marking one of eight turnovers forced by the Browns defense.

College: Started 41 of his 53 games at Boise State University (2008-11)…Totaled 131 career tackles, 15.5 sacks, four fumble recoveries and one forced fumble…As a senior, notched 33 tackles, three sacks and one fumble recovery…Majored in journalism.

Personal: Given name William Jesse Winn Jr…Goes by Billy…Nickname: “Big, Bad, Billy (Winn)”…Born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada…High School: Attended Las Vegas (Nevada) High School…Also lettered on both the wrestling and track & field teams…Set the power clean record at the Vegas Open weight lifting competition as a junior…Community Involvement: One of the most active players in the Browns community…Volunteering his time for several initiatives including school visits, military appreciation and hospital visits…Hobbies/Interests: Enjoys painting, bowling, playing golf and marksmanship…Avid fan of extreme sports…Was active skateboarder as a teenager…From country singer George Strait to R&B artist Anthony Hamilton, Winn enjoys a wide and eclectic range of music…Lists Game of Thrones and Sons of Anarchy as two of his favorite TV shows…Once held a job at a pizza restaurant while in high school…Resides in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

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