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PLAYERS: Jameis Winston
Heisman Trophy campaigns may be fed in September when star players feast on less-than-impressive non-conference competition, but true contenders often don’t start to shine until conference play in October and November.  That was the case for last year’s winner, Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel, and former Baylor star signal-caller Robert Griffin III in 2011. Photo Via Let’s take a look at the Top 10 Heisman candidates entering Week 12′s high-stakes slate of games. Honorable Mentions Fresno State QB Derek Carr: Went 33 of 46 for 360 yards with four touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ 48-10 win over Wyoming.  If he continues to shine after the bye in the team’s final two tests vs. New Mexico State and at San Jose State, the Bulldogs should be playing in a BCS bowl.  Through the first nine games of his senior campaign, Carr has connected on 323 of 465 passes (69.5 percent) for 3,421 yards with 20 touchdowns and six interceptions. Wisconsin RB Melvin Gordon: Carried the ball 19 ti...

Report: Jameis Winston being investigated for sexual assault

With the way Florida State is rolling, the last thing they need is legal trouble surrounding their most valuable player. Freshman quarterback Jameis Winston has taken the nation by storm, demolishing everything in his path and putting the Seminoles in position to contend for a BCS National Championship. On Wednesday, TMZ reported that Winston is […]

Where Jameis Winston story stands

An easy lesson -- every time you think you've seen everything in college football, you're wrong. TMZ reported Wednesday that Florida State redshirt freshman quarterback Jameis Winston is being investigated for sexual assault . 1. What do we know? Let's start with what we know because there are still many unknowns about this case. On Dec. 7, 2012 -- just over 11 months...

FSU QB Jameis Winston Would Be Ineligible To Play If Formally Charged

I’m not sure who fed TMZ the tip about Jameis Winston’s sexual assault allegations, but they are sure to have a lasting ramification on the BCS Championship race. According to section 5 of the Florida State University student conduct code, Winston would be banned from playing for the Seminoles if he’s charged with sexual misconduct. (5) Offenses. The following offenses, or...

State Attorney Says He Doesn’t Expect Jameis Winston to Cooperate

It is Jameis Winston’s legal right to not cooperate and he has an attorney probably telling him not to say anything. I wouldn’t speculate about what that means, but if you listen to the State Attorney, there is obviously something about the case that warrants a fresh investigation. William Meggs, state attorney for Florida’s 2nd judicial circuit, told USA TODAY Sports he does...

Syracuse-Florida State: Keys to Seminole success

FSU quarterback Jameis Winston (left) and head coach Jimbo Fisher (right) close ACC play against Syracuse on Saturday. (USATSI) FSU looks to stay perfect in first ACC meeting with Orange One week after clinching a spot in the ACC Championship for the second straight year with a 59-3 thrashing of Wake Forest, second-ranked Florida State will return home for its ACC finale with Syracuse...

Update: Florida State’s Associate AD Of Communication Issues Official Statement On Jameis Winston Alleged Sexual Assault Investigation

Update: The school’s Associate AD for Communication, Rob Wilson, has issued a statement. Per Perry Kostidakis of FS View: Official statement — Perry Kostidakis (@perrykos) November 14, 2013 Earlier: Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, who is expected to be a finalist for the Heisman Trophy this year, is being investigated as a...

Police report from Jameis Winston sexual assault investigation

A look at the redacted police report from a sexual assault investigation involving Florida State Seminoles quarterback Jameis Winston.

Lawyer: Witnesses can clear Winston

The attorney for Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston asserted Thursday evening that he has two witnesses who can provide information to authorities that would likely clear the Heisman Trophy front-runner in a December 2012 sexual assault. Attorney Tim Jansen told FOX Sports that the two witnesses - one of whom was interviewed Thursday and one of whom is scheduled to talk to...

Allegations shouldn't define Winston's Heisman standing

Let's be clear: We don't know enough right about the accusations surrounding Jameis Winston to make a decision, one way or the other. Wednesday, TMZ reported that the Florida State quarterback and Heisman Trophy frontrunner is being investigated for sexual battery, nearly year-old allegations that his attorney denies. No charges have been filed, and there is no change in...

Interview pending with accuser

Prosecutors are setting up an interview with the victim in the investigation of an alleged sexual assault tied to Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston that was reported nearly a year ago. State Attorney Willie Meggs says he expects to close the investigation in a few weeks. It's unclear why Tallahassee police did not give the case to prosecutors until this week. Meggs says...

Heisman front-runner, FSU QB Jameis Winston investigated for Sexual Assault

ESPN claims Jameis Winston will address the media tonight Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, the leading candidate to win the Heisman trophy, is at the center of a sexual assault investigation. Yes, the same Jameis Winston who made waves this summer when he said he didn’t suffer from “Manziel Disease,” could very well be dealing with his own off-the-field incidents and...

Amidst Winston Allegations, Syracuse Must Stay Focused to Hang with Seminoles

  Photo via Knox News Follow The Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU football news The Jameis Winston sexual assault allegations have caused a media storm. The biggest question in this, aside from whether he actually did it or not, is how might it impact his play? Florida State is flirting with a national championship game and it routinely puts up more than 50 points per game...

Syracuse Travels to FSU: Three Things to Know

Things might be getting a bit tougher in Tallahassee these days.Not that the Florida State Seminoles are doing anything different then they have been all season long, but because the end of the year’s schedule is not an imposing one – which may force head coach Jimbo Fisher to keep his players focused on the prize in front of them.An ACC Championship awaits them in December and...

Game Day Goulash: Jameis Winston case, Von Miller on Johnny Manziel, Mack Brown on Nick Saban-to-Texas rumors, and more.

Game Day Goulash - Week 12 edition.The elephant in the room.Florida state attorney William Meggs says that a decision to proceed with criminal charges against Florida State starting quarterback Jameis Winston's involvement in an alleged sexual assault. (ESPN) Bruins beat Huskies.UCLA defeats Washington 41-31. (AP/Yahoo! Sports)Obligatory Johnny Manziel item of the day.Denver...

Aaron discusses all the big Week 12 story lines with WSCO Radio in Wisconsin

College football season may be coming to a close, but the chase for the crystal ball is just now heating up. And like I do every week, I joined my good friend Justin Hull of WSCO radio in Wisconsin to break it all down. Justin and I hit on a number of topics prior to the Week 12 (wait, is it really Week 12?) slate and you can click here for the audio. Here are a handful of the...
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