Palomar Comets Football
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Vista Murrieta (Class of 2006)
PERSONAL: Full name is Brett Matthew
Wininger. ... Born June 7, 1988 in Torrance. ... Son of
Bruce and Leslie Wininger. ... Has three brothers, Peter
(20), Brian (22) and Kyle (16).
SEASON: All-Southern Conference honorable mention.
... Had 42 tackles (23 solo), two
interceptions, 1.5 tackles for losses and seven pass
break-ups, as a
part-time starter at safety and is being recruited by
Cal Poly. ... Doubles as a holder.
... Had four tackles
(two solo) and broke up a pass in season-opening 21-19
victory over Southwestern on Sept.6. ... Contributed
four tackles (two solo) and broke up two passes in 16-0
shutout of Victor Valley on Sept. 13. ... Had two
tackles in a 37-17 rout of San Diego Mesa on Sept. 20.
... Recorded two tackles (one solo) and broke up a pass
on Sept. 27 as the Comets defeated College of the Desert
47-41 in four overtimes in a battle of unbeaten teams,
handing the Roadrunners their first regular-season loss
since 2006. ... Had two tackles (one solo) vs. Grossmont
on Oct. 4. ... Contributed five tackles (three solo) and
a sack vs. Saddleback on Oct. 11. ... Had three tackles
(two solo) and a half-tackle for a loss in 38-14 rout of
Santa Ana on Oct. 18. ... Came up huge in a 20-7 win
over Long Beach City College on Oct. 25 with two
interceptions, one to set up a field goal and the other
at the goal-line on the Vikings' final play of the game,
and six tackles (four solo). ... Had six tackles (four
solo) and broke up a pass against Fullerton on Nov.
1. ... Contributed five tackles (two solo) and broke up
a pass as the Comets closed out the regular season by routing Orange Coast 41-14 on Nov. 8.
... Had three tackles (two solo) in the Comets' 38-33
Golden Empire Bowl victory over Cerritos on Nov. 22 at
SEASON: Had 19 tackles (10 solo) as a true
freshman, five of them in a 34-17 victory over Riverside
Community College. ... Also had one tackle on an
attempted punt play for a 37-yard loss in a 56-42 win
over Grossmont and also broke up a pass.
SCHOOL FOOTBALL: A second-team All-Southwestern League
selection as a senior in 2005 at safety for Vista
Murrieta under coaches Coley Candaele and Eric Peterson.
... Had nine tackles in a 24-17 win over Rancho Verde of
Moreno Valley on Oct. 14. ... Was a captain for the
OTHER HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: Basketball, Baseball
ACADEMICS: Landscape Architecture major. ... Carried
a 3.0 grade-point average in high school and has a 3.25
grade-point average at Palomar.
(Updated Dec. 3, 2008)