- United States
- C, OG, OT
- Dublin, OH
- High School
- Dublin Coffman
- Past Teams
- Ohio State
- 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Major: Finance (2004-05)
Weight: 300 (2005), 290 (2004), 270 (2002)
2005 Media Guide: Walk-on lineman who is in his fifth year on the squad … played tackle and guard his first two years, but was converted to center at the beginning of the 2004 campaign … has a good understanding of the game … has enhanced his value by becoming a good shotgun center.
2004: Moved to center prior to the beginning of the season and worked his way on to the depth chart … played against both Cincinnati and Indiana, recording his first game action as a Buckeye.
2004 Media Guide: Steve Winner is one of three walk-ons who have played their way on to the depth chart … could be the backup center in 2004 if he continues to progress … coaches like his attitude and work ethic .. has good size and is an intelligent player … played guard and tackle his first two years at Ohio State before moving to center … has a good understanding of what’s going on … good shotgun center … originally walked on in 2001, but has not seen any playing time to date … based upon a solid showing in the spring, that could change this year … recruited by several Mid-America Conference schools, but his family are all Ohio State fans and he has always wanted to play for the Buckeyes.
2003: Played guard on the scout team, but did not see any game action.
2002: Played tackle with the scout team, but did not see any game action.
2001: Made the team as a walk-on tackle and redshirted.
High School: Three-year letterman … started his last two years at tackle … current Buckeyes Adam Olds and Matt Trombitas were teammates.
Personal: Is the son of Larry and Cheryl Winner and Ted and Jennie Schaub … has two older siblings, Jen and Rob … hobbies include all types of music, fishing and playing golf … his brother is teaching him how to play the guitar .. would like to someday be a scratch golfer … his biggest thrill at Ohio State was running out of the tunnel the first time, followed closely by back-to-back trips to the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl.