In Tallahassee…

He is the best player on the last unbeaten team left standing. Most years, that would make you the Heisman Trophy favorite.

He has engineered four come-from-behind victory and a game winning drive. Most years, that means it’s time to buy a suit for the presentation ceremoney.

He is the defending winner. Most years, that puts you on the short list to win it again.

So why isn’t Jameis Winston getting more attention in this year’s Heisman Trophy race?

Oh, yeah. That.

Winston has evidently headlined his way out of the Heisman race. For some time, this hasn’t been about third downs and touchdowns. It’s been about incidents and explanations. The Heisman Committee wants to give this trophy to Rudy, after all. It doesn’t want a quarterback who leads the NCAA in scandal.

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