Glenn Winston

Glenn Winston

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Winston with the Cleveland Browns
No. 28Cleveland Browns
Position: Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-04-29) April 29, 1989
Place of birth: Detroit, Michigan
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school: Detroit (MI) Denby Tech
College: Northwood
Undrafted: 2014
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Injured reserve
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

Glenn Winston (born April 29, 1989) is an American football running back for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Michigan State and Northwood. He was signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent in 2014.

College career

Winston attended Michigan State University for two years, before being dismissed from the team for violation of team rules.[1][2] Winston had been involved in two on-campus altercations. The first occurred in October 2008, where he was involved in a fight which left Michigan State hockey player A. J. Sturges seriously injured. The second occurred in December 2009 along with other teammates in a brawl at Michigan State's Rather Hall.[3] He was later sentenced to six months in jail for the Sturges incident.[4][5] In 2013, Winston enrolled at Northwood University.[6][7] In his lone season at Northwood he rushed for 717 yards and nine touchdowns in eight games.

Professional career

Winston was signed by the San Francisco 49ers after going undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft.[8] He was released by the 49ers and claimed off waivers by the Cleveland Browns on August 31, 2014.[9]


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