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Winston's dad: Jameis will play two more years at Florida State

HUEYTOWN, Ala. — The father of Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston says the quarterback will play two more seasons at Florida State.

"We want Jameis to succeed with one more year in baseball (he is a reliever) and two more years in football," Antonor Winston told "We've never strayed from our plan that he is going to be in college until he gets that degree."

Antonor said Jameis — who won the Heisman last year as a redshirt freshman for the national champion Seminoles — changed his major from pre-med to engineering. Jameis entered college with a boyhood goal of becoming a podiatrist, his father said. Antonor said he expects Jameis to graduate in December 2015 along his current course of study.

Alabama: Quarterback Blake Barnett of Corona, Calif., rated a four-star recruit by, committed to Alabama for 2015. Barnett's No. 2 choice was Oregon.

College World Series: C.J. Hinojosa homered, Chad Hollingsworth and Travis Duke limited UC Irvine to four hits, and Texas won 1-0 in an elimination game at Omaha, Neb. The Longhorns (45-20) advance to meet Vanderbilt on Friday. They need to beat the Commodores twice to reach next week's best-of-three final. UC Irvine (41-25) exits after upsetting No. 1 national seed Oregon State in region play.

Winston's dad: Jameis will play two more years at Florida State 06/18/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 11:27pm]
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