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Former NFL Player Wants to be a Professional Cyclist

Kellen Winslow Jr. is trying out a new sport.
Twitter: @KellenWinslowJr

After ten seasons in the NFL, former Pro Bowl tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. is pursuing a new athletic endeavor, channeling his competitive drive in to cycling.

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According to TMZ Sports, he has already dropped 30 pounds, weighing in now at 215 lbs. What's more, he's been biking between 30 and 60 miles per day—an endeavor that's paid off in one race win and 5 top-10 finishes.

"My goal is to go pro. With my determination I'm going to get there. I put all my effort into it. I absolutely love it,” Winslow Jr. told TMZ

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Based on the video of him getting in some bike sprints, we predict Kellen Winslow Jr. is going to be remembered for being more than being just an elite tight end.


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