"I committed to Army a couple weeks ago," said Graham Kapowsin athlete Isaac Winters. Winters went on to say that he chose the Black Knight program on December 7th.
"I'm super excited, I can't wait until June," continued the star from Spanaway, Washington. Winters cited the rising Army program coupled with the opportunity to obtain a top-notch education as the primary reasons he picked West Point, "I see the potential that Army has, they've been coming up the past couple years. I can see the improvement and where the program is headed. I just think that I'll be able to add to the program. Besides, I really like the education. I just think it's the perfect choice for me."
Winters, who was recruited by Army offensive coordinator Ian Shields, earned honorable mention all-district honors as a cornerback. He had two interceptions and made three tackles for losses while leading his team to a playoff berth. Winters also played running back and rushed for six touchdowns.
Winters, who runs a 4.45 forty, will be continuing a family tradition of serving in the military as his dad is a Sergeant Major at nearby Fort Lewis. The speedster commented that his father is happy with his decision, "he's excited that I'm keeping the tradition going and that I'm going to play college football like he did." The elder Winters played football at the University of Utah.
Winters has not yet visited Army but plans to set something up for January or the spring.
Winters is a versatile player who had the rare opportunity to attend four different high schools. Winters played at Canutillo and Chapin high schools in El Paso, Texas for his freshman and sophomore years respectively. After his family moved to Washington he played his junior season at Bethel high school before transferring to nearby Graham Kapowsin high school for his recently completed senior season.
He will attend the U.S. Military Academy Prep School.
Winters discusses verbal to Army
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