The Columbus Dispatch and WBNS-TV reported that Winrow died unexpectedly in his Westerville, Ohio, home on Sunday night. A native of Bridgeton, N.J., Winrow played guard from 1989 to 1993 under then-Ohio State coach John Cooper.
Winrow was All-Big Ten as a senior and was drafted by the New York Giants. He returned to the Columbus area after his career was shortened by injuries, working in private business and also appearing as a college football analyst on WBNS.
He had health problems in recent years stemming from diabetes.
He is survived by his wife and three children. The family was finalizing funeral arrangements.