Is Winston football’s biggest villain?

by Gary Shelton on November 10, 2014 · 0 comments

in College Sports in Florida, Florida State University

They loathe him in Louisiana.

In Texas, they spit out his name as if it were a curse word. In Ohio, they shake their heads and wait for the next headline to drop. In New Jersey, he represents all that is wrong with his sport, and by extension, his university.

He is Jameis Winston.

And he is the most hated man in the history of college football. Except in Tallahassee.

These days, no one  across the nation pays attention to the lopsided smile. No one is amused by his sense of humor. No one thinks he takes the edge off Jimbo Fisher.

indian circle_FSU logoFor Winston these days, there is usually the shake of the head and the roll of the eyes. There have been too many incidents, too many controversies. He has made America roll its eyes too many times. There was the incident with the autographs, and the one with the crab legs, and the one with the rap lyric, and the point-shaving rumors. Worst of all, there are the charges of sexual assault that seem to never go away.

Somewhere along the line, it all got to be too much.

Somewhere along the line, Winston turned heel.

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