Frank Winters

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Inducted in 2008

After kicking around the NFL for five years before joining the Packers, Frank Winters became the Packers regular center for nine consecutive seasons (’93-2000). A free agent pickup by the Packers in 1992, Winters became one of the league’s better centers, going to the Pro Bowl in 1996 and earned the State USA Today All-Pro honors in 1999.

During his eleven years as a Packer (1992-2001) Winters was competitive and indestructible center, he was also, recognized for his hustle and free wheeling play. Nicknamed “Bag of Donuts”; Winters began his NFL career as a 10th round pick by the Cleveland Browns in 1987. The New York Giants picked him up in 1989 and then he joined the Kansas City Chiefs in1990.

Graduate of Western Illinois University where he played three seasons (1984-86). He was inducted into the Western Illinois University Athletic hall of Fame in 1999.

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Frank Winters takes a breather at the Green Bay Packers' training camp.


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