Buffalo Bills-Antoine Winfield (26) Defensive Back.
Was an all-state selction and Division I Defensive Player of the Year as a senior at Garfield High in his hometown ofAkron, Ohio.
In Addition to safey, also played tailback and rushed for 1,069 yards on 150 carries(7.1 average) as a senior.
Won the Jim Thorpe Award as the nation's top defensive back after his senior season, the first Ohio State Player to get the award.
Intercepted a Peyton Manning pass in the first NFL game, becoming the third Buffalo Bill to pick off a pass in his debut. The others were Booker Edgerson(two vs Houston on Sept. 9, 1962) and Ed Jones (vs. Jets on Sept. 21, '75).
He and wife, Erniece, have one son, Antoine jr.
Born: 6/2 4/7 7
College: Ohio State
NFL Exp.: 2 yrs.