** 2010 Ball State Mark Hays Award (Inspiration) **
2010: (Sr.): Played in seven games . . . earned third letter . . . season high five rushes vs. Northern Illinois.
2009 (Jr.): Played in 10 games to earn second letter . . . credited with special teams tackles at Eastern Michigan, at Northern Illinois and vs. Central Michigan.
2008 (So.): Played in nine games, including the Mid-American Conference Championship Game to earn first letter . . . played primarily on special teams.
2007 (Fr.): Joined the team as a walk-on . . . played at Northern Illinois in the final regular season game of the year due to injuries at H-Back . . . rushed nine times for 23 yards and caught four passes for 18 yards, including one touchdown . . . caught a 6-yard pass in the fourth quarter from Nate Davis.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned three letters in football for Coach Kevin Downey . . . helped the Indians to a 7-3 mark as a senior . . . three-time All-Northern Indiana Conference . . . rushed for 1,225 yards plus had 70 tackles and three interceptions as a senior . . . rushed for 3,025 yards and managed 178 tackles and nine interceptions in his career . . . Prep Star Magazine All-Region as a senior . . . Indiana Football Coaches Association All-State and South Bend Tribune All-Area as a senior . . . captained the St. Joseph’s team as a senior . . . team’s Most Valuable Player as a senior . . . all-metro as a senior.
PERSONAL: Son of Ray and Ann Winkler . . . born Dec. 2, 1988, in Chicago, Ill. . . . owns a 3.307 cumulative grade-point average on Ball State's 4.0 scale. . . managed a 3.500 GPA last spring . . . full name is Ray Anthony Winkler.WINKLER, Ray
|Hometown:||South Bend, Ind.|
|High School:||St. Joseph's|