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Markel Winters

Markel  Winters

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tallahassee, Fla.

High School:
Rickards

Last College:
East Carolina/Jones County JC

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 252

Position:
DE

Experience:
1L

08/01/2018

Combination of Veteran Players, Fresh Faces Ready to Ring in a New Era

Ole Miss Kicks Off the Season Sept. 1 vs. Texas Tech

08/28/2017

Matt Luke Weekly Press Conference

Luke Meets with Media for First Weekly Presser of 2017 Season

02/01/2017

Hugh Freeze Signing Day Press Conference

Freeze on the 2017 Ole Miss Football Signing Class

02/01/2017

Rebels Welcome 2017 Signing Class

Six All-Americans, 11 Four-Star Prospects among 22-Man Class

2017 (JUNIOR): Played in 11 games ... Ended year with five total tackles, 1.5 TFL, one pass breakup and one QB hurry ... Made his Rebel debut in the season opener vs. South Alabama (9/2/17): Credited with one pass breakup ... Made his first career tackle vs. LSU (10/21/17) ... vs. Arkansas (10/28/17): Had one TFL and a QBH ... Made two tackles, including 0.5 TFL in the win at Kentucky (11/4/17) ... Saw the field but did not record a stat in the win over Louisiana (11/11/17) ... Had one tackle against Texas A&M (11/18/17) ... Participated in the Egg Bowl win at No. 14 Mississippi State (11/23/17).

JUNIOR COLLEGE: Rated a 4-star prospect and the No. 13 overall junior college recruit in the country by 247Sports ... Listed as the No. 2 JUCO weakside DE in the country by 247Sports ... Rated a 3-star prospect by the other major recruiting services ... ESPN and Scout both have him as a top-50 JUCO recruit and top-10 JUCO DE ... Two-time All-MACJC and All-Region 23 selection as a freshman and sophomore ... Led the MACJC and ranked second in the NJCAA with 16 quarterback sacks as a sophomore ... Added 5.5 more tackles for loss ... National junior college player of the week in October when he registered four sacks for -17 yards, recovered a fumble and blocked an extra point against Hinds ... Posted 33 tackles, five sacks and two fumble recoveries as a freshman.

EAST CAROLINA: Redshirted at ECU in 2014 before transferring to Jones.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended high school at James Rickards in Tallahassee ... 2013 Nike NFTC defensive line MVP in Orlando ... Coached in high school by Quentin Lewis.

PERSONAL: Son of Kenisha Brooks and Gregory Winters ... Full name is Markel Juquise Winters ... Born: Sept. 29, 1995 ... Would like to be a college football coach after his playing career ... Graduated in May with a degree in general studies.

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