Florida State Seminoles
The Carolina Panthers cut the face of the franchise, Steve Smith, and let the only other three wide receivers on the roster that caught a pass last season leave as free agents. Tight end Greg Olsen is the only proven receiver returning from last season’s squad. Olsen should be Cam Newton’s favorite target this season.
Florida State’s Heisman Trophy quarterback Jameis Winston was issued a civil citation after sheriff’s deputies say he walked out of a supermarket without paying for $32 worth of crab legs and crawfish.
Winston led the Seminoles football team to the 2013 national championship in a 34-31 victory over Auburn on Jan. 6. The 6-foot-4, 230 pound sophomore has allowed one hit over four scoreless innings in three games this season.
Before the Bowl Championship Series is replaced next year by a playoff, No. 1 Florida State and No. 2 Auburn will meet in its last title game Monday night at the Rose Bowl.
In all likelihood, Florida State freshman quarterback Jameis Winston will walk away with the prestigious award. The 19-year-old has thrown for 38 touchdown passes and 10 interceptions, completing 68 percent of his passing attempts.
Winston: “I knew I did nothing wrong. I knew I could respect the process and I’d eventually be vindicated. It was more about me being silent for my family because I didn’t want to put my family in those situations.”
Boston College running back Andre Williams is hoping to capture the Heisman Trophy.
The 19-year-old Heisman Trophy candidate was accused of raping a female student in December last year, but Meggs says there is not enough evidence for anyone to be charged in the case.
The prosecutor overseeing the investigation of sexual assault allegations against Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston says it is completed.
ESPN first reported Wednesday night that Winston’s DNA matched a sample taken from the underwear of the accuser. Jameis Winston’s attorney said he has not seen the results of the DNA tests and found out watching television.
As I walked around the campus on my first visit to Florida State, the news of the Jameis Winston investigation seemed in sharp contrast to the atmosphere, which overflowed with civility and kindness.
The Yankees are set to open their 2014 spring training schedule against the Florida State Seminoles on February 25 at Steinbrenner Field.
Jerome Smith ran for 118 yards and two touchdowns as Syracuse put in a strong defensive effort to beat error-prone Maryland 20-3 Saturday.
Will Alabama be the next and most significant victim of the SEC’s internal battle royal? Can Florida State avoid a letdown and represent the ACC in the biggest game of the year? This is what makes college football so interesting.
Joe Curci gives you his predictions ahead of championship weekend.