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Winters in 2015
|Date of birth:January 23, 1964|
|Place of birth: Hoboken, New Jersey|
|College: Western Illinois|
|NFL Draft: 1987 / Round: 10 / Pick: 276|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Cleveland Browns (1987–1988)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|* Pro Bowl selection (1996)|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Frank Mitchell Winters (born January 23, 1964) is a former American football center in the National Football League for the Cleveland Browns, New York Giants, Kansas City Chiefs, and the Green Bay Packers.
Early life[edit | edit source]
Career[edit | edit source]
Winters was the Packers' starting center serving for eight straight seasons (1993–2000). He played in the Pro Bowl and also earned USA Today All-Pro honors in 1999. His nickname was "Frankie Baggadonuts" or "Old Bag of Donuts".
On July 18, 2008, Winters was inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame. His ceremony was marked by heightened media interest because quarterback Brett Favre gave the induction speech amidst the developing saga regarding Favre's status with the Packers.
On May 20, 2009, Winters got an internship with the Indianapolis Colts.
He has part ownership in a popular Missouri bar and grill, Frankie & Johnny's.
References[edit | edit source]
- "Frank Winters - Class of 2012" Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Webarchive/data' not found., Hudson County Sports Hall of Fame. Accessed February 6, 2012. "A native of Hoboken, Winters is a former American football center in the National Football League for the Cleveland Browns (1987-88), New York Giants (1989), Kansas City Chiefs (1990-91), and the Green Bay Packers (1992-2002)."
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