Make us your home page

Get the quickest, smartest news, analysis and photos from the Bucs game emailed to you shortly after the final whistle.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Jameis Winston plans to stay at FSU two more years

College Football

Winston Plans 2 More Years At FSU

TALLAHASSEE — Florida State QB Jameis Winston said coach Jimbo Fisher was correct when he said the Heisman Trophy winner might play two more years for the Seminoles.

Winston said Thursday that's his plan.

The redshirt freshman said he and Fisher — who said Wednesday that the QB will be in Tallahassee two more years — have a good relationship, "so whatever he says most likely is true."

"Obviously, I'm a big baseball person, so that's an accurate statement because I plan on playing baseball next season anyway," said Winston, expected to be FSU's closer this season. "Obviously, I'm not even worried about the (NFL) draft and stuff like that. I'm worried about winning championships here at Florida State."

More College Football: D.J. Law, a running back and safety from Haines City High who submitted signed national letters of intent to Utah, Mississippi and East Mississippi Community College, was released from his obligation to Mississippi. … West Virginia defensive coordinator Keith Patterson left the program. … Washington suspended QB Cyler Miles and WR Damore'ea Stringfellow indefinitely for violation of team rules. Both are expected to start. … RB Kalen Ballage signed a national letter of intent with Arizona State. A snowstorm had prevented him from filing paperwork Wednesday.


Vikings retain accused coach

The Vikings finalized their assistants, retaining special teams coordinator Mike Priefer, the target of a discrimination complaint by ex-punter Chris Kluwe. Last month Kluwe said Priefer made gay slurs around the team. Priefer denied it. The team's independent investigation will likely conclude in a couple of weeks.

More NFL: The Seahawks signed former USF quarterback B.J. Daniels to a 2014 future contract. Daniels was released from the active roster Nov. 16 and re-signed to the practice squad two days later.

Et Cetera

Autos: Army National Guard sponsorship funding will switch to Graham Rahal's car for the IndyCar season. The Rahal organization sought the sponsorship last fall, but Panther Racing appealed to keep the contract it has held since 2008. … Texas Motor Speedway announced a three-year sponsorship for its April 6 Sprint Cup race with Duck Commander, the brand of duck calls and Robertson family owned company from Duck Dynasty. The race is now the Duck Commander 500. ... Memo Gidley was released from a hospital. He had three surgeries for injuries suffered Jan. 25 in the Rolex 24 at Daytona.

Tennis: Rafael Nadal will miss next week's ATP tournament in Buenos Aires after a stomach virus set back his return from a back injury. He did not speculate on other tournaments.

Soccer: Captain Nemanja Vidic, 32, will leave Manchester United after eight years at the end of the season. … Former Portland Timbers forward Eddie Johnson is suing the MLS team for $9.9 million, alleging that he was allowed to practice in 2012 with concussion symptoms.

Times wires

Jameis Winston plans to stay at FSU two more years 02/06/14 [Last modified: Friday, February 7, 2014 12:08am]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. Steven Stamkos making exhibition debut for Lightning


    Lightning captain Steven Stamkos will make his much-anticipated exhibition debut tonight against the Predators.

  2. Quick snaps: Florida's streak, FSU's true freshman QB and UCF's prolific offense



     Florida Gators head coach Jim McElwain shakes hands with Kentucky Wildcats head coach Mark Stoops at the end of the game between the University of Florida and the University of Kentucky in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, in Gainesville, Fla. Florida defeated Kentucky 45-7.
  3. Cannon Fodder podcast: Key matchups in Bucs-Vikings game


    In our latest Bucs Cannon Fodder podcast, Greg Auman breaks down five key matchups that will help decide Sunday's Bucs game against the Minnesota Vikings.

    Defensive lineman Chris Baker is a question mark heading into Sunday's game against the Vikings.
  4. Rick and Tom podcast: Will Bucs go 2-0? Are Gators on upset alert?


    It's football friday as Rick Stroud and Tom Jones break down the Bucs' game in Minnesota, including the improved offensive line.

    Ali Marpet moved from guard to center on an improved Bucs offensive line.
  5. Week 4 Heisman watch, local of the week and more


    Heisman watch

    San Diego State running back Rashaad Penny (20) reacts with teammates during the final minute of the second half of an NCAA college football game against Stanford Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, in San Diego. San Diego State won 20-17. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) CAGB113