"Projected as a starter at left defensive tackle, replacing the departed Jerry Patton, Winans was on the Bills' inactive list for five games last fall but played in every outing after being added to the active roster. He improved with each passing performance.
Jeff has strength, size and quickness- all the attributes of an outstanding defensive lineman. He was picked by the Bills in the second round of the 1973 college draft.
Winans was an honorable mention All-America for John McKay at Southern Cal, made second team All-Pacific Eight Conference and was a member of the College All-Star team. He attended Modesto Junior College for two years, winning letters in football, basketball and track. Jeff scored a high of 41 points in a JC basketball game and threw the shot a Modesto record 55 feet, 11 inches.
Jeff's undergraduate major was physical education with a minor in business. He's interested in the coaching and teaching professions. Hunting, fishing and golf are among his favorite pastimes."
-Buffalo Bills 1974 Yearbook