Tampa Bay Buccaneers take Antoine Winfield, Jr. in 2nd round

Posted at 9:00 PM, Apr 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-25 00:28:18-04

TAMPA, Fla. — The Buccaneers went with defense in the second round of the NFL Draft, picking Minnesota safety Antoine Winfield, Jr. 45th overall.

Winfield was a unanimous first-team all-American in 2019. He led the Gophers with 88 tackles, and he was tied for fourth in the FBS with seven interceptions. Winfield, a redhirt sophomore, finished his college career with 177 tackles.

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His father, Antoine Sr., played 14 NFL seasons with the Bills and Vikings.