David Winbush was an exceptional running back for the University of Kansas during the late nineties, amassing 2,608 yards and 22 touchdowns during his career.
From 1997 to 2000, he played on the University of Kansas football team as a backup tailback and also on their kick return squad.
Early Life and Education
Winbush was born in Killeen, Texas. He attended Warren Central High School in Indianapolis for high school studies.
He later graduated with a degree in business communications from Kansas University and served as a runner on their football team from 1997-2000.
Winbush finished his senior season as Kansas University’s sixth-leading rusher with 701 yards over 163 carries (a 4.3 average). Additionally, he scored five touchdowns during that year.
He was also used in the passing game and finished his career with 2,608 rushing yards and 22 total touchdowns.
Winbush has continued his football career despite not playing since his senior season at Kansas in 2000; in December, he was invited by Toronto Argonauts to work out in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Canadian Football League team signed him to a contract in February and now expect him to start as running back and also return punts and kickoffs.
On Wednesday night in Howard Beach, New York boxer David Sears pulled off the biggest win of his two-year professional career by winning an unanimous 10-round decision against light heavyweight Eric Winbush, both World Boxing Association and World Boxing Council ranked contender. Sears controlled the fight by landing multiple right hands that struck multiple times throughout its entirety and controlled momentum throughout.
Achievement and Honors
David Winbush has earned himself an illustrious football career thanks to his outstanding work on the football field. For three seasons running for Kansas University’s offense – and amassing over 2,100 yards at nearly nine yards per carry.
Winbush has also made an impression off of the field. Coach Joe Harkey noted his contributions as “an essential leader and contributor in helping KU’s program become one of the premier programs in the nation. After being honored as part of Big 12 All Conference team after sophomore year and participating in Varsity Leadership program (serving as Captain in senior year), David earned numerous accolades during his time at KU such as being named all-time leading rusher in Big 12 with 3,447 rushing yards and 33 touchdowns during this career journey.”
David Winbush is a devoted family man. His daughter and son both reside with him.
From Cleveland Ohio, Dr. Goff attended Oakwood College in Huntsville Alabama with honors, later going on to earn both his Master’s and Ph.D. degrees and teaching positions at both Oakwood and Alabama A&M Universities.
Winbush began her television career in 2001 as Vanessa Thomkins on The Bernie Mac Show and held onto that role until 2006. For her work on this show, Winbush earned three Image Awards and one Young Artist Award.
On December 13, 2018, Winbush was sentenced to life with parole eligibility for shooting Lawton High School freshman Brian Brown Jr.; according to prosecutors, Winbush fired because he believed Brown stole his truck.
Former Kansas football player David Winbush now boasts an estimated net worth of $1 Million. Additionally, his successful acting and comedy careers have seen him feature in multiple hit movies and television series.
He was employed as both a physical education teacher and coach at Reagan High School in San Antonio, Texas. However, in 2012 a student approached staff members and law enforcement after Winbush initiated sexual relations with her.
Bexar County grand jurors charged Winbush with 16 counts of indecency with a child for his sexual relationship with the girl in 2012. As part of his sentence, four years deferred adjudication were ordered.