"Winans appeared in 11 games last year, missing three with an ankle injury and starting three. He was credited with a fumble recovery against St. Louis.
Jeff came back following knee surgery during the 1974 season after he missed the entire '74 season. He had surgery to correct an ankle problem in the off-season this winter. He was picked by the Bills in the second round of the 1973 draft.
Winans was an honorable mention All-America for John McKay at USC, 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 and he's interested in the coaching and teaching professions. Hunting, fishing and golf are among his favorite pastimes."
-Buffalo Bills 1976 Yearbook