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Kellen Winslow

position

Wide Receiver

Height

6-5

Weight

210 lbs.

Class

Freshman

Hometown

San Diego, Calif.

High School

Scripps Ranch HS

 

WINSLOW IN 2003
Heisman Trophy CandidateWalter Camp Player of the Year CandidateMaxwell Award CandidateJohn Mackey Award CandidateAll-America CandidateAll-BIG EAST Conference Candidate

 

 

 

 

 

AT MIAMI: Leading candidate for the John Mackey Tight End Award and a top contender for national honors… one of two Hurricanes (along with safety Sean Taylor) named to the prestigious Playboy magazine Preseason All-America Team for 2003… a first-team Preseason All-American by The Sporting News for 2003… rated college football’s top tight end by The Sporting News for the 2003 preseason… had an exceptional year in 2002, his first season as the starting tight end… brings athleticism, intelligence and an impressive lineage to the tight end position… earned first-team All-Conference honors by the league’s head coaches in his first season as a starter.

 

2002 (SOPHOMORE): A finalist for the John Mackey Award, given annually to college football’s top tight end… a 2002 first-team All-American by CNNSI.com… a first-team All-BIG EAST honoree in his first season as the starter, as selected by league head coaches… compiled the most productive receiving year ever by a Miami tight end, in terms of catches, yards and touchdowns, exceeding marks set by Glenn Dennison (54 for 594 in 1983) and Jeremy Shockey (7 TD catches in 2001)… led the team in receptions with 57 catches for 726 yards and eight touchdowns, averaging 12.7 yards per catch… second on the team in receiving yards (726)… was the team’s leading receiver in six games… had a monster game in the Fiesta Bowl against Ohio State, nabbing 11 catches for 122 yards and a touchdown… grabbed a seven-yard scoring toss from Ken Dorsey to give the Hurricanes the lead (24-17) in the first overtime of the National Championship Game against the Buckeyes… his 11 catches against OSU set a Miami bowl record… made two catches for 25 yards, including an 11-yard touchdown reception, against Virginia Tech… caught three passes for 64 yards at Syracuse, including a 33-yard catch and run… had four catches for 43 yards against Pittsburgh… made five receptions for 67 yards, including an 11-yard touchdown reception against Tennessee…recorded six receptions for 74 yards, including a one yard touchdown reception against Rutgers… caught four passes for 64 yards, including a 58 yard reception in the win over West Virginia… had six receptions for 84 yards including a five yard touchdown grab and a 27 yard reception, setting career highs in every category… made two catches in the game against Connecticut for thirty yards… had five receptions for 32 yards and one touchdown, including a 20-yarder against Boston College… made three receptions for 43 yards, including a 26-yarder, and a touchdown against the Owls… had four receptions for 42 yards, including a 14-yarder, against Florida… made a solid starting debut at tight end in the season opener against Florida A&M, grabbing two passes for 36 yards and one touchdown… had a 24-yard reception, in addition to a 12-yard touchdown grab, against the Rattlers.

 

2001 (FRESHMAN): One of four true freshmen to play for Miami during the run to the national championship… gifted receiver who moved to tight end during the season after starting out as a wide receiver… made excellent progress as both a receiver and a special teams player on kickoff coverage… made six tackles on special teams during the regular season (three unassisted) and one fumble recovery… caught two passes for 34 yards, both from reserve quarterback Derrick Crudup… first catch came in the victory at Pittsburgh, a 15-yarder in the fourth quarter… his other catch was a 19-yard reception against West Virginia… made two tackles on kickoff coverage in the Rose Bowl victory over Nebraska.

 

HIGH SCHOOL: One of the nation’s most highly regarded all-around players who played extensively at three different positions (receiver, tight end and defensive end) during his high schooll career… timed at 4.6 in the 40-yard dash… caught 45 passes for 800 yards and nine touchdowns in his senior season of 2000… had 32 catches for 600 yards and 13 touchdowns as a junior in 1999… collected 115 tackles, eight sacks and five fumble recoveries, in addition to three interceptions and three forced fumbles as a senior on defense… named his Conference’s Defensive Player of the Year in 2000… also punted and kicked off on special teams as a senior… averaged 39 yards on 36 punts as a senior… one of his punts traveled 85 yards… made three of five field goal attempts, including a 35-yarder… was 10 of 12 on conversion kicks… made 32 tackles and 13 quarterback sacks with three fumble recoveries and one interception on defense in 1999… rated the No. 41 prospect, regardless of position, in California by SuperPrep… rated the No. 6 “Jumbo Athlete” in the nation by SuperPrep in the summer of 2000… an Honor Roll student… coached by Kevin Hedges.

 

PERSONAL: Born 7/21/83… full name is Kellen Boswell Winslow II… undecided on a major… his father is NFL Hall of Fame tight end Kellen Winslow, a former San Diego Chargers and University of Missouri star who currently is a motivational speaker and television sports analyst… an uncle, David Winslow, played college basketball at Northeast Missouri State and professionally in Australia… chose Miami over Michigan State, Washington, UCLA, Texas, Michigan, Southern California and Ohio State… son of Kellen Winslow and Katrina Ramsey.

 

 

 

“Kellen Winslow could revolutionize the tight end position much like his father did twenty years ago.”
– The Sporting News

WINSLOW’S CAREER RECEIVING STATISTICS

Year G-S No. Yards Avg. TD LP
2002 13-13 57 726 12.7 8 58
2001 11-0 2 34 17.0 0 19
Totals 24-13 59 760 12.9 8 58

UM Tight End Career Records

Receptions
1. Willie Smith (1984-85) 114
2. Glenn Dennison (1981-83) 106
3. Coleman Bell (1990-92) 80
4. Daniel Franks (1997-99) 77
5. Rob Chudzinski (1988-90) 71
6. Jeremy Shockey (2000-01) 61
7. Kellen Winslow (2001-present) 59
8. Mondriel Fulcher (1996-99) 47
9. Gerard Daphnis (1993-96) 47
10. Randy Bethel (1987-90) 44
 
Receiving Yards
1. Willie Smith (1984-85) 1,521
2. Glenn Dennison (1981-83) 1,095
3. Daniel Franks (1997-99) 1,038
4. Coleman Bell (1990-92) 1,020
5. Rob Chudzinski (1988-90) 901
6. Jeremy Shockey (2000-01) 815
7. Kellen Winslow (2001-present) 760
8. Mondriel Fulcher (1996-99) 656
9. Gerard Daphnis (1993-96) 603
10. Randy Bethel (1987-90) 541
 
Touchdowns
1. Daniel Franks (1997-99) 12
2. Jeremy Shockey (2000-01) 10
  Randy Bethel (1987-90) 10
4. Kellen Winslow (2001-present) 8
5. Rob Chudzinski (1988-90) 7
6. Willie Smith (1984-85) 6
7. Glenn Dennison (1981-83) 5
  Syii Tucker (1992-95) 5
9. Mondriel Fulcher (1996-99) 4
  Charles Henry (1984-87) 4
  Alfredo Roberts (1984-87) 4
  Chris C. Jones (1994-97) 4

UM Tight End Single Season Records
Receptions – 57, Kellen Winslow (2002)
Receiving Yards – 726, Kellen Winslow (2002)
Receiving Touchdowns – 8, Kellen Winslow (2002)

 

 

 

WINSLOW’S 2002 RECEIVING STATISTICS

Opponent No. Yards TD LP
Florida A&M 2 36 1 24
at Florida 4 42 0 14
at Temple 3 43 1 26
Boston College 5 32 1 20
Connecticut 2 30 0 20
Florida State 6 84 1 27
at West Virginia 4 64 0 58
at Rutgers 6 74 1 27
at Tennessee 5 67 1 20
Pittsburgh 4 43 0 19
at Syracuse 3 64 0 33
Virginia Tech 2 25 1 14
Ohio State (Fiesta Bowl) 11 122 1 28
Totals 57 726 8 58

WINSLOW’S 2001 RECEIVING STATISTICS

Opponent No. Yards TD LP
at Penn State 0 0 0 0
Rutgers 0 0 0 0
at Pittsburgh 1 15 0 15
Troy State 0 0 0 0
at Florida State 0 0 0 0
West Virginia 1 19 0 19
Temple 0 0 0 0
Syracuse 0 0 0 0
Washington 0 0 0 0
at Virginia Tech 0 0 0 0
Totals 2 34 0 19
Nebraska (Rose Bowl) 0 0 0 0