Mike Windt
Windt in 2011
No. 47     
Long snapper
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-05-29) May 29, 1985 (age 35)
Place of birth: Cincinnati, Ohio
Career information
College: Cincinnati
Undrafted in 2010
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Cincinnati Bengals ( 2010)*
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Career NFL statistics as of 2017
Games played     117
Total tackles     13
Fumble recoveries     1

Mike Windt (born May 29, 1986) is an American football long snapper for the Los Angeles Chargers of the National Football League. He played college football at Cincinnati.

College careerEdit

Windt had an outstanding three-year career (2007–09) at the University of Cincinnati. Windt played well in 395 career snaps for the Bearcats.

Professional careerEdit

Cincinnati BengalsEdit

After going undrafted in the 2010 NFL Draft, Windt signed with the Cincinnati Bengals as a rookie free agent on April 24, 2010, he was later cut before the regular season.[1]

San Diego / Los Angeles ChargersEdit

Windt was signed by the San Diego Chargers on October 13, 2010. Windt becomes the Chargers' long snapper in 2010. David Binn, James Dearth and Ryan Neill were all on Injured-Reserve and Ethan Albright snapped in the Chargers' last two games.[2] Windt is arguably most famous for snapping the direct snap and participating in the blocking on the fake punt by Eric Weddle in the 2013 season finale that propelled the Chargers' winning drive that got the team into the 2013-14 postseason.

On March 8, 2017, Windt signed a four-year, $4.41 million contract extension with the Chargers.[3]

Personal lifeEdit

Windt was originally born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. He attended Elder High School. He currently resides in San Diego, California with his wife. Windt also has an older brother and a younger sister.


External linksEdit

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