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 investigators on Friday - would provide "exculpatory" information to authorities.
Evidence is termed "exculpatory" when it favors a suspect and tends to clear him or her of guilt.
Winston, a redshirt freshman who has dazzled the college football world with his play this fall, is being investigated in an attack on a woman reported to Tallahassee, Fla., police last Dec. 7. He has not been arrested or charged with any crime, and Florida State officials have said his status for the No. 2 Seminoles' game against Syracuse has not changed.
Jansen has said he first learned of the case and Winston's status as a p...