April 17, 2013

Long Snapper James Winchester Earns Camp Tryout With Bills

By: Long Snapping Coach Kyle Stelter

James Winchester, 6'3" 200lbs was the long snapper for the Oklahoma Sooners in 2010 and 2011. He has worked his way into gaining a 3 day camp tryout with the Buffalo Bills as released exclusively to Special Teams University long snapping coach Kyle Stelter.





In 2011 James was the starting long snapper on punts in all 13 games and also snapped field goals and extra points in two games. He was also a valuable member of the scout team as a receiver.


In his senior season James had four tackles on the season on punt coverage including two at Baylor.


In 2010 James was the starting long snapper on punts, recovered three fumbles on the season while covering punts including a game-clinching recovery vs. Texas. He also had two tackles against Colorado and another vs. Iowa State.
The Bills current long snapper is Garrison Sanborn. He has been the starter since 2009 when he was picked up as an undrafted free agent out of Florida State University.








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