Kellen Boswell Winslow Sr. is an American former professional football player in the National Football League. A member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, he is widely recognized as one of the greatest tight ends in the league's history. Winslow played his entire NFL career from 1979 to 1987 with the San Diego Chargers after being selected in the first round of the 1979 NFL Draft. He played college football for the University of Missouri, where he was a consensus All-American. He was also inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. Winslow is the former director of athletics at Florida A&M University. He has previously held administrative roles at Central State University where he was athletic director, and the vice president for athletics and wellness at Lakeland College.
|Date of birth:||November 5, 1957|
|Place of birth:||St. Louis, Missouri|
|High school:||East St. Louis Senior, (East St. Louis, Illinois)|
|NFL Draft:||1979 / Round: 1/ Pick: 13|
About Kellen Winslow
NFL Hall of Fame tight end who played his entire nine-year career with the San Diego Chargers.
He earned a spot in the College Football Hall of Fame after a standout collegiate career at the University of Missouri.
He was named a First-team All-Pro three times during his career, in 1980, 1981, and 1982.
His legacy continued on through his son, NFL tight end
His team record 541 receptions was surpassed in 2011 by tight end Antonio Gates.